JFCS of the Suncoast Launches COVID-19 Emergency Needs Fund Fund

The fund's lead gift of $250,000 comes from the Louis & Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust.

04/08/2020 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: Giving in the Age of COVID-19

Susan Burns on why philanthropy is more important than ever.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Good News

Legacy Donor Gives Boost to The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, Sarasota Orchestra

Both organizations will each receive $114,000 in funding.

03/31/2020 By Staff


Impact100 SRQ Raises $342,000 for Area Nonprofits

The organization will award grants of $114,000 to three organizations.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Sweet story

Kona Ice Trucks Are Helping Local Schools Raise Money, One Shaved Ice at a Time

"We simply care about our kids, and if there's a need, we go after it," says Elizabeth Boyers, one of the local franchise's owners.

03/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth


One More Child Breaks Ground on Sarasota Campus

The campus will include villas for single moms and children, foster family homes and a children’s center.

02/12/2020 By Staff


Patterson Foundation Donates $250,000 Match for Global Disaster Recovery

The donation supports disaster-recovery efforts worldwide.

02/04/2020 By Staff


Panel Discussion Covers Ways Young Professionals Can Give Back

As part of Sarasota Magazine's fourth annual GeneroCity event, leading young professionals will discuss how to become involved with local nonprofits.

01/23/2020 By Staff


Local Author Donates Proceeds From First Book to Area Nonprofits

Mitchell Epstein's book was inspired by his time mentoring homeless youth.

01/06/2020 By Staff


Veterans' Groups to Hold Holiday Toy Drive, Breakfast

The organizations are commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor while working to help local veterans and families in need.

11/26/2019 By Staff


Foundation Delivers 'Comfort Totes' to Ovarian Cancer Patients

The Gail Baird Foundation supports initiatives committed to raising awareness about, researching and curing ovarian cancer.

11/26/2019 By Staff


Laurel Civic Association Reaches '50-50-50 Challenge' Goal

The challenge was to match donations up to $50,000 made in 50 days to recognize the 50th anniversary of the organization.

11/20/2019 By Staff


Impact 100 SRQ Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

They are Mothers Helping Mothers and The Haven.

11/04/2019 By Staff


Impact 100 SRQ Announces Grant Finalists

The five finalists will compete for two $114,000 grants on Nov. 3.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Kristi Hoskinson Named Team Tony Cancer Foundation Board Chair

Hoskinson joins the established 11-member board and will serve as an advocate for the organization in the community.

09/18/2019 By Staff


Local Nonprofits Embark on Entrepreneurial Initiative

Three organizations join a new cohort of Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation focused on developing and implementing earned-income plans.

07/25/2019 Photography by Staff


Veronica Brady Is Out to Raise $20 Million to Build Phase One of The Bay

Brady was an early supporter of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and part of a three-person team that raised $2.1 million in 2017 to pay for the master plan.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


The Exchange Will Award $250,000 to Local Arts Groups and Students

Twenty regional groups will receive support for wide-ranging arts and cultural projects. Twenty-two students will receive scholarships for pursuing studies in the arts.

05/17/2019 By Staff


Nearly $20,000 in Gifts to be Awarded to Organizations Serving Local African-American and Black Communities

The Masala Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization of African-American women, will hold its annual award ceremony May 15.

05/10/2019 Photography by Staff


The Patterson Foundation Commits Up to $1 Million to Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Global Recovery Fund

The commitment includes an immediate $250,000 contribution to support recovery from Tropical Cyclone Idai.

05/08/2019 By Staff