Local Initiatives

Campaign for Grade Level Reading
Campaign for Grade Level Reading
This collaborative effort by foundations, nonprofit partners, business leaders, and government agencies is part of a nation-wide campaign working to ensure that more childr...
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EdExploreSRQ.com
EdExploreSRQ.com
EdExploreSRQ is a web-based search platform that is transforming the way Sarasota County teachers, principals and parents identify and learn about experiential learning opp...
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Gulf Coast Gives
Gulf Coast Gives
Gulf Coast Gives is an online charitable giving store that connects the immediate needs of local nonprofits with community members who want to help. At GulfCoastGives.org, ...
Season of Sharing
Season of Sharing
Season of Sharing is a 15-year community-wide fundraising partnership created by The Herald-Tribune Media Group and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to prevent f...
Spirit of Manatee
Spirit of Manatee
The Spirit of Manatee, an awards event held each February since 2006, publicly recognizes individuals and organizations for their philanthropic spirit and commitment to bui...