Community Foundation Establishes Hurricane Irma Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has established a disaster relief fund that will help those whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By staff


Free Financial Literacy Workshop for Young Professionals Is Thursday

In partnership with the Sarasota Young Professionals Group, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is offering a free event focused on financial literacy for young professionals.

08/11/2017 By staff


Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Due March 1

Applications are now open for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s scholarship program for traditional students.

01/25/2017 By staff


Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff


Giving Challenge Nets $13.4 Million for Area Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s 2016 Giving Challenge, held Tuesday and Wednesday, raised more than $5.6 million through 63,567 gifts, with an added $7.5 million in matching funding from The Patterson Foundation.

09/21/2016 Research by staff


Fundraising Conference Takes Place July 15

The annual conference gathers more than 150 regional fundraising and planned giving professionals for a half-day of networking, lectures and workshops.

06/24/2016 Research by staff


Community Foundation Adds Three Board Members

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has added three new members to its Board of Directors: Marilyn Thompson, Mary Lou Winnick and Daniel DeLeo.

06/01/2016 Research by staff


Communications Firm Wins Award for Community Foundation Video

MagnifyGood recently won a Telly Award in the Film & Video: Charitable/Not-for-profit category.

04/25/2016 Research by staff


941CEO and CEO Forum Innovation Conversation

Industrial designers Dr. Deana McDonagh and Walter Herbst explore the role of empathy in design

03/29/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Galas, golf tournaments and charity walks.

03/24/2016 Research by staff


Manatee Chamber 53rd Annual Membership Appreciation Dinner

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce honors members and business leaders.

03/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

Big Moves

Susie Bowie Tapped to Lead Manatee Community Foundation

New role for longtime exec at Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton


Manatee Community Foundation Picks New Executive Director

The foundation’s board of directors announced Monday that Susie Bowie will be the organization's next executive director.

02/29/2016 Research by staff


Breakdown: Charitable Giving in Sarasota/Manatee

We break down charitable giving in Sarasota and Manatee counties vs. the rest of the country.

09/02/2013 By Megan McDonald