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


Dick Vitale's V Foundation Receives $1.1 Million Donation

Mark and Cindy Pentecost, founders of It Works!, were the donors.

06/11/2019 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Scholarships

Since 1997, the foundation and its donors have invested more than $8 million in deserving students through scholarships.

06/10/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Relaunches Ambassador Program

The program is designed to help participants better understand the organization's mission and get involved in community outreach.

06/07/2019 By Staff


Ringling Museum's 'UnGala' Returns This Year

The popular event was founded in 1986; the most recent one was held in 2009.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Biz Town

Southside Elementary Receives Annual Donation for Junior Achievement 'BizTowns'

The $20,000 donation comes from Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation.

05/31/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Friendship Centers Selects Chief Development Officer

Ruth Frazier will serve as the lead strategist for philanthropy. Most recently, she was chief development officer for Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary.

05/29/2019 By Staff

Affordable Housing

Goodwill, Salvation Army Partner on Housing Program

A supporter of The Salvation Army Sarasota and Goodwill Manasota connected the two organizations, with the hope that items Goodwill hadn't sold in retail stores could be donated to Salvation Army clients

05/22/2019 By Staff


Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.

05/21/2019 By Staff


Patterson Foundation Invests Up to $5 Million in The Bay

The investment will strengthen The Bay’s mission of transforming Sarasota’s bayfront.

05/21/2019 By Staff


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


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Teases New Space at Groundbreaking Ceremony

More than $7.2 million has been raised to cover the cost of the renovations.

05/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Grant to Embracing Our Differences for Unity Days High School Initiative

The $2,000 grant was issued from the McCauley-Brown Fund.

05/15/2019 By Staff


Nominate Now for Sarasota Magazine's 2019 Volunteer of the Year!

Please take a moment to tell us about a volunteer in your organization who deserves special recognition.



Deadline Approaches for Summer 2019 Gulf Coast Board Institute

The online application is open through May 17.

05/14/2019 By Staff


Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Gift of 12 Paintings

The donation comes from Sam Alfstad and Spanish painter Felix de la Concha.

05/14/2019 By Staff