News & Updates

News & Updates


News, Updates, and Future Developments of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

By / February 28, 2016
Want to go somewhere but don’t want to or can’t drive? It’s easy on Longboat Key. Residents learned their many transportation options at Transportation Awareness Day Jan. 26, at Longboat Island Chapel. Sponsored by the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, Aging in Paradise Resource Center and the Longboat Key Foundation, the event hosted representatives from a variety of transportation providers.

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By / February 10, 2016
The 2016 Giving Challenge is coming -September 20 & 21, 2016 Noon to Noon.

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Senior Vice President, Marlo Turner
By / February 2, 2016
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County announces Marlo Turner, CFRE as its new Senior Vice President of Donor Engagement and member of the senior executive team.

Foundations Support Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast
By / January 5, 2016
The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Community Foundation of Sarasota County (CFSC) and Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) are partnering to support C4 (Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast).

January 23, 2015 | 22nd Annual Legacy Society Luncheon
Ralph Smith has concentrated on strategies to improve outcomes for children by supporting families and communities through education.

Latest from the Foundation Feature 1   Nine Mothers Graduate from Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Nursing Assistant Program The majority of the graduates are single-mothers and are the primary caregiver and financial provider for their families.

By / December 2, 2015
More than 500 donations ranging from $5 to $20,000 were received on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Tuesday challenge for the Season of Sharing campaign, raising more than $200,000 together with matching dollars.

By / September 23, 2015
Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in collaboration with noted artist Sol Schwartz have provided a gift of $31,000 for the purchase of essential technology for the new Ringling College Library.

By / September 22, 2015
The Longboat Key Foundation announced that Ocean Properties Ltd. and an anonymous donor have committed $500,000 to support the planned Longboat Key Center for Healthy Living.


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