Embracing Our Differences Receives Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

The $26,333 grant will be used to empower the organization's educational outreach programs and its 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.

07/31/2019 By Staff


Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.3 Million in Grant Funding

The grants are designed to strengthen organizational programming to support emerging needs in the community.

07/29/2019 By Staff


Sarasota Magazine's Women of Influence

The annual event welcomed dozens of women to the Ringling College campus for panels, cocktails, conversation and more.

07/23/2019 Photography by Evoke Studios


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names Kirstin Fulkerson Senior Vice President for Philanthropy

Fulkerson will lead the foundation’s work with families, individuals, businesses, and organizations to help them achieve their philanthropic goals.

07/12/2019 By Staff


Applied Behavior Analysis Academy, Easterseals of Southwest Florida Form Strategic Partnership

The organizations will share services in order to fill educational gaps and create programming.

07/11/2019 By Staff


Anna Maria Oyster Bar Recognized for Community Impact

The Leadership Florida Impact Award recognizes an organization that has created a specific project or body of work whose impact is currently transforming the future of its region or beyond and has the potential to transform Florida as a whole.

07/10/2019 By Staff


The Exchange Awards $250,000 in Grants and Scholarships

The money was divided between 20 regional cultural organizations, nine high school students and 13 college students.

07/02/2019 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

Paw Party

Ten Adorable Pets That Are Looking for Homes

You can even invite some of these cute Humane Society of Sarasota County animals over for a slumber party.

06/27/2019 By Hanna Powers


Children First and Sarasota Housing Authority Transform Modular Building, Add Two New Classrooms

The building will be Children First's 14th location in Sarasota County.

06/24/2019 By Staff


Manatee Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

Dannie Sherrill and Jenifer Schembri will join the foundation's board of directors on July 1.

06/24/2019 By Staff


Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Elects Board Member Emeritus and New Board Member

The foundation has elected Judith Bell as Board Member Emeritus and Cyndi Miller as board member.

06/21/2019 By Staff


Sarasota County Public Hospital Board Appoints Britt Riner to Vacant Seat

The open seat on the governing board was vacated in April by Susan Tucker, who stepped down to complete medical school.

06/20/2019 By Staff


New College of Florida Receives $750,000 Grant From Mellon Foundation

The grant will support curricular and research initiatives that preserve local history, integrate social and racial justice work into artistic practice and teaching, and explore questions of special interest to the local community.

06/20/2019 By Staff


Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More Than $84,000 in Grants

The gifts support programs focused on vision, women, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and southern Sarasota County.

06/19/2019 By Staff


Forty Carrots Names New Members, Officers to Board of Trustees

Officers include Chris Jarmul, Ben Jones, and Susan Travers.

06/19/2019 By Staff


Community Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation

The $50,000 grant, issued from the James Franklin Warnell and Dorothy J. Warnell Fund, will be directed to hiring clinical professionals trained in trauma care.

06/18/2019 By Staff


Sarasota Magazine's Top Doctors 2019 Party

The annual party celebrated the top doctors and dentists in the area as ranked in issues of the magazine.

06/17/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Ringling College Honored with 2019 Educational Fundraising Award

The school was chosen based upon a blind analysis of fundraising data from the past three years, and is the only art and design college to win this year.

06/17/2019 By Staff


Library Foundation for Sarasota County Announces New Board Members

In addition to its new officers, the organization elected eight new board members.

06/13/2019 By Staff