Grants

Ringling College Awarded Grants from Community Foundation

The grants will support community, diversity and inclusion.

10/08/2021 By Staff

Panels

Community Foundation to Host Virtual 'Community Voices' Discussion

The panel will be hosted by Mercedes Soler and feature Donna Hanley, Jeannie Perales and Michéle Des Verney Redwine.

09/30/2021 By Staff

Partnerships

Selby Gardens, Community Foundation Expand Partnership

Funding provided by the Community Foundation will establish a new Education Lab Series and expand Selby's Family Togetherness program.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million in Scholarships

Students in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties receive support and opportunities to pursue further education.

09/02/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Black-Led Nonprofits Raised More Than $20,000 During 'Give 8/28'

Six organizations were recognized within the top 25 fundraisers out of more than 300 causes nationwide.

08/31/2021 By Staff

Education

New Program Formed to Help Struggling Readers

The Strauss Literacy Initiative is bringing together nonprofits, schools, and education partners to provide awareness about literary challenges like dyslexia.

08/17/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Tidewell Foundation Receives Grant for Grief Support Program

The $30,000 will go to a program designed to help grieving children and caregivers in Sarasota's Newtown community.

08/06/2021 By Staff

Grants

Forty Carrots Family Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Care

The $20,000 grant will be used to offer and expand mental health care assistance to local families and children.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Grants

Planned Parenthood Awarded $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support sexual and reproductive health care for priority populations.

06/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Officers, Board Member

Daniel DeLeo has been named chair and Marilyn Thompson vice-chair. Jeff Troiano will join the board for a three-year term.

06/29/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grants $286,000

The funding will support improved access to services for vulnerable populations and provide treatment for mental health needs in Sarasota County.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation Names Director of Organizational Capacity

Lisa Carter will lead employee development, technology, and organizational culture.

05/18/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards More than $320,000 in Grants

Funding will support equitable access to education and health care.

05/10/2021 By Staff

Grants

Venice Cat Coalition Receives $12,000 Grant

The funding will be used to to help with veterinary care, medicine and other support that is targeted to save more than 300 cats and kittens this year.

05/06/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards $203,000 in Animal Welfare Grants

The funding will support veterinarian visits, medicines, food, emergency medical services, and rehabilitative care for animals in need.

04/26/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation Appoints Vice President of Knowledge and Equity

Ranata Reeder will balance data with community input to bring awareness to inequities and guidance for building a more equitable region.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Names VP of Philanthropy

Jay Young will oversee efforts to cultivate donor relationships and lasting legacies by connecting philanthropic passions with charitable causes.

03/03/2021 By Staff

Grants

Forty Carrots Receives Grant to Help Fund Program for Incarcerated Parents

The grant will provide funding for Forty Carrots' parenting programs at Sarasota County jail.

01/27/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities. The deadline is March 1.

01/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards Grants Focusing on Education, Health Care Equity

Nearly $130,000 in funding has been granted to nonprofits who help people facing longstanding barriers in the community.

01/11/2021 By Staff