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Education Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.

Last Updated: 4/21/2014 3:21:06 PM


Education Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.


1960 Landings Blvd, Suite 120

Sarasota, FL 34231-

Primary Phone

(941) 927-0965

Primary Fax

(941) 927-3034


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CEO/Executive Director

Susan M. Scott

Board Chair

Cheryl Gordon

Board Chair Company Affiliation

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Board Members


Year of Incorporation


Former Names

Sarasota Public Schools Foundation, Inc. (1988)

Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years


Community Foundation Staff Conducted Site Visit when Developing Profile


Bay Haven Elementary Students benefit from an Education Foundation Classroom Grant
Bay Haven Elementary Students benefit from an Education Foundation Classroom Grant

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Our MISSION is to invest in every child's success through the generosity of our community. 

Our VISION is that every child will be prepared for tomorrow's world.


1.  To increase the graduation rate
2.  To help all students become better readers
3.  To prepare students for success in the work place and global economy
4.  To serve as the leading advocate for Sarasota County's public schools.

Our CORE VALUES guide our work, our standards for how we treat one another and our constituents.  Our constituents include students and their families, teachers, administrators and other district personnel, school board members, donors, future donors and volunteers.

* We value excellence in education, serving as good listeners who are responsive to the needs of students, educators and the community.

* We believe that private philanthropy is essential for the success of our public schools, now and in the future.

* We are dedicated to providing equal access to educational opportunities for all students in our community’s public schools.

* We conduct ourselves with integrity and honesty and adhere to the highest standards of transparency and accountability to safeguard the public’s trust in our work.

* We manage our relationships with respect and compassion.

* We continually develop our knowledge and skills so that our achievements will better serve others.

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Texcellence Digital Learning Labs

Literacy for Life

Student Achievement: Evening of Excellence Student Art Program

Teacher Awards: Edge of Excellence Classroom Grants & Exploration Grants

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