Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Post will launch and lead all philanthropic efforts by the foundation.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Grants

Suncoast Credit Union Awards Education Foundation $75,000

The funding will be used to support awards, teacher and school grants and more.

03/15/2022 By Staff

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives $90,000 Grant

The grant supports the Education Foundation’s “Inspiring Success with College, Career, Life Readiness” project.

03/01/2022 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Launches 'Jumpstart Your Future' Program

The foundation will partner with the Florida Prepaid College Foundation to provide 75 low-income students with one-year Florida Prepaid College Foundation Scholarships.

02/25/2022 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation to Name Two Suncoast Credit Union Scholars in 2022

The recipients will each receive a $2,000 scholarship.

02/11/2022 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Names 'Teacher of the Year' Finalists

They are Shannon Haddad, Jennifer Jaso and Loridia Urquiza.

11/04/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Bianca Brown Named Chief Program Officer at Education Foundation

In her new role, Brown will oversee all existing direct student and teacher services and develop and implement new programming.

08/11/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation CEO Elected Chair of Statewide Group

Jennifer Vigne will serve as one of four officers with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations.

07/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Elects New Board Members

Steve Krause, Nelle Miller, Malissa Maurice and Elizabeth Donofrio have all been named to the board.

06/25/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Announces Partnership with Bank of America

A $15,000 grant from the bank's charitable foundation will help fund the county's Student Success Program.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Achieva Donates $60,000 to Local Education Orgs During Pandemic

The total includes $25,000 to the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Awards

Fruitville Elementary Teacher Named Sarasota County Teacher of the Year

Kari Johnson is a kindergarten teacher in her 15th year.

01/25/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives $75,475 in Matching Funds

The funds support the expansion of the Education Foundation’s "College, Career, and Life Readiness" initiative.

01/07/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives Bright Futures Grant

The $4,000 grant comes from the Florida Lottery.

12/23/2020 By Staff

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

11/30/2020 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Names In-Demand and Ritchey Legacy Scholars

Raeanna Michael, Dea Hadziabdic, Jasmine Urzua-Alba and Myles Woodard each received scholarships.

06/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation Announces Two Staff Appointments

Katherine M. Dudek is the new college and career advisor at the foundation's Student Success Center; Thomas A. Williams is the first director of PLANit Sarasota.

06/05/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund

The fund will help local educators, students and families focus on student learning while school campuses are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

04/06/2020 By Staff

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Announces $225,235 in Grants

Nearly 34,000 students will be impacted by the awards, which directly benefit 244 teachers and 43 K-12 schools.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names Chief Development Officer

Diana L. Dill will serve as the principal fundraising officer for the foundation.

12/18/2019 By Staff