Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Education Officer

In her new role, Nicole Light will develop and enhance the foundation’s support for educational opportunities across the community.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Nearly $10 Million in Grants

The funds come ahead of the foundation's 40th anniversary.

09/03/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Announces Promotion, New Hire

Heidi Kellman has been named director of philanthropy administration and Michelle Young has been named senior philanthropic advisor.

07/22/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Awards $1.95 Million in Scholarships

For the 2019 award cycle, students received an average amount of $3,360.

06/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More Than $84,000 in Grants

The gifts support programs focused on vision, women, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and southern Sarasota County.

06/19/2019 By Staff

Promotions

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Promotions

Kirsten Russell has been appointed vice president of community impact; Abigail Oakes has been promoted to director of community impact.

05/28/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Grant to Embracing Our Differences for Unity Days High School Initiative

The $2,000 grant was issued from the McCauley-Brown Fund.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Awards Grants to Unity Award Winners' Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded grants to nonprofits that this year’s award winners devote their time to.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Communications and Learning Officer

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Murray Devine, who previously worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Community Investment Leader

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mike Kennedy.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mischa Kirby.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Next Giving Challenge Scheduled for April 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County announced Thursday that its next Giving Challenge event will take place in April 2020.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Health care

Scholarships Awarded to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition estimates that our region will face a shortage of nurses as soon as 2025.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Community Foundation Marketing Manager Accepted Into Leadership Florida Program

Murray Devine joins 45 other young, emerging leaders chosen from across the state to participate in the program.

08/09/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Selects New Board Member

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently added Paul Hudson of Northern Trust to its board of directors.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Build New 40-Home Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc. recently launched a capital campaign to fund construction of 40 homes over three years.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Giving Challenge Raises More Than $11.7 Million

The money was raised in 24 hours to support 636 organizations located in or serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Photojournalist Joins Latino Nonprofit Board

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently added Karen Arango to its board.

03/06/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

$1.5 Million in Donations to Help House Homeless

The donations will go toward 'rapid rehousing,' a program for people who need support for 18 months to two years.

01/22/2018 By Susan Burns