Winter Olympics

Rise & Nye's Is Hosting an Ice Cream Eating Contest This Weekend

How much ice cream can you eat in four minutes?

05/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

I woof you

A Modern Renovation Helps the Sarasota County Humane Society Save More Animals

More cats and dogs can be saved thanks to the recent $8.5 million expansion.

02/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Business Tips

Bradenton Nonprofit Launches Business and Entrepreneurship Classes

The Realize Bradenton classes will take place both online and in person.

01/04/2022 By Staff

Giving Back

Looking to Give Back This Thanksgiving? Here Are Five Events That Help Those in Need.

A number of nonprofits are hosting food and toy drives this season.

11/16/2021 By Marc Griffin

You're Invited

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Streets of Paradise's Love~Art~Repeat Gallery This Weekend

There will be live music, art, food and more.

10/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Beauty Hero

With Her New Foundation, Sarasota Hairstylist Dede Caldwell Helps At-Risk Women Look and Feel Their Best

The Beauty Bridge Foundation was founded by Caldwell and her daughter during the pandemic to provide hair styling services to local women in need.

10/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sponsored Content

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Named One of the Country’s Best Nonprofits

The foundation has earned the national ranking from The NonProfit Times for two years running and five years overall.

05/19/2021

From Trash to Treasure

Turn Garbage Into Black Gold by Composting

Thanks to Sunshine Community Compost, since 2017, 50,000 pounds of food scraps have been diverted from local landfills and more than 2,500 people have learned about composting through its educational programs.

04/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Arts Advocates Announces 2021-2022 Board Officers

The mission of Arts Advocates is to inspire creativity, advance education and connect the community to the arts.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Arts Advocates Announces 2021-2022 Advisory Board Members

Arts Advocates was founded as the Fine Arts Society of Sarasota in 1969 with the mission of supporting and stimulating the arts in Sarasota County.

03/24/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Longtime Sarasota Furniture Shop Gives Back With Major Deals

Copenhagen Imports reignites its annual Stressless promotion to fuel the community response to rising need.

05/21/2020

Sponsored Content

#WeAreOne Video Inspires Resiliency, Unity

The video showcases community nonprofits in a push to strengthen charitable giving ahead of The Giving Challenge 2020.

04/21/2020

Sponsored Content

Hunger Started Early This Year Due to COVID-19 School Closures

Here are the top 5 things you need to know about child hunger in our community.

04/09/2020

Coronavirus

‘It’s a Blow’: Nonprofits Get Nimble When Their Fund Raisers Are Canceled

Here's how some organizations are pivoting.

03/30/2020 By Ilene Denton

Giving

Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $20,000 Grant From Maytag

Volunteer Jim Martin was recently honored with the appliance manufacturer's Dependable Leader Award.

10/18/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Will Announce Grant Finalists Oct. 15

Impact 100 SRQ's grants, totaling $228,000, will be awarded to two local nonprofits to fund a community project.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Practical magic

Sarasota Paranormal Investigators Seek Answers

Brittany Ann and her team are not your average paranormalists.

08/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

Nonprofits

Deadline Approaches for Summer 2019 Gulf Coast Board Institute

The online application is open through May 17.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Gayle Guynup Elected to JoshProvides Board of Directors

"I am anxious to help spread the word that epilepsy does not define who we are, but rather is something we have and learn to live with,” Guynup says.

04/02/2019 By Staff