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

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

Stats

Essential Info About the Giving Challenge

The 2018 Giving Challenge kicks off May 1. Here's everything you need to know—plus all the numbers from the last Giving Challenge, which took place in 2016.

04/27/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Giving

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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 15-21

Dinosaur Discoveries, Fab Lab festival for families, moonlight kayaking and more.

09/15/2016 By Ilene Denton

Must-See

You Gotta See This Arts Alliance Video to "Belieb" It

Arts Alliance executive director Jim Shirley as Justin Bieber, Frieda Kahlo and more? See for yourself.

09/08/2016 By Ilene Denton

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

Article

2015 Giving Challenge Kicks Off Sept. 1

Sarasota's 24-hour Giving Challenge kicks off at noon today.

09/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

How Would Local Nonprofits Use $25,000 to Help the Homeless?

Local nonprofits weigh in; plus a cute campaign from the Pines of Sarasota and how Sarasota became the nation's giving-est city thanks to this year's Giving Challenge.

08/26/2014 By Chelsey Lucas