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

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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

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#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

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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

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

Practical magic

Sarasota Paranormal Investigators Seek Answers

Brittany Ann and her team are not your average paranormalists.

08/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Nonprofit Adds Three New Board Members

The nonprofit that is working to build The Bay recently elected three new members to its board: Carlos de Quesada, Rod Hershberger and Emily Walsh.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Realize Bradenton Hires New Creative Content Manager

Brian Craft most recently served as director of marketing and outreach at the Manatee Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Picks New Manager for Scholarship Programs

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Earl Young Jr. as its associate director of education investments.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Gives More Than $190,000 in Matching Grants

The Patterson Foundation recently matched more than $190,000 in contributions toward the entrepreneurial endeavors of five nonprofits.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Construction

Habitat for Humanity Completes Two Homes Funded By State Housing Program

Habitat for Humanity received $500,000 from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program to build three homes in Sarasota.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Wealth Management Executive Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast recently added Daniel Carter to its board of directors.

03/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Elects Three New Members

The nonprofit's board recently added Lisa Krouse, David Sessions and Peter Soderberg.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Names Recipient of One-Year Fellowship

The Patterson Foundation recently selected Hannah Saeger Karnei as the first emerging nonprofit leader to participate in its Fellows Initiative.

03/05/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit That Helps Mothers and Infants Names New Manager, Associate Executive Director

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County recently hired Ryan Belak and promoted Sara Olesen.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Professional development

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

Gulf Coast Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute through Friday, March 15.

02/19/2019 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New 'Chief People and Culture Officer'

JFCS of the Suncoast recently hired Deborah Hedde-Croce.

02/19/2019 By Staff