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The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was created in 1979 by the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council to encourage philanthropic individuals to leave a charitable legacy to the citizens of Sarasota County.
Since 1979, the Community Foundation has been making the important connection between individuals' personal memories, passions, dreams and the fulfillment of their charitable goals. We help create permanent charitable funds of everlasting impact. These funds ensure that people of vision will have an enduring influence on the life of their community and the charitable causes they hold dear, that is truly For Good.
Robert Martini has been a beach lifeguard in Florida's Sarasota County for 20 years.
He's also been a lieutenant for the lifeguard division for the last three and a half years, making sure local...more
Whenendra Simpkins came out of military service in 2010, she was "in a dark place," struggling with addition and feeling lost.
That's when she founded Operation Warrior Resolution, a nonprofit in...more
"Each week we'll meet women who had the passion and determination to break barriers and overcome obstacles to become movers and shakers in their own fields and beyond," says Holly Freedman, a member...more
The Children's March is an oratorio by Andrew Bleckner and librettist Charlotte Blake Alston that tells the story of the 1963 march in Birmingham, Ala., during which a group of black students led by...more