New research compares efforts to encourage students to re-enroll in college with information alone or with tuition waivers. The financial incentives appear to work better.
In March, Gulf Coast Community Foundation will welcome Dr. Sylvia Earle to Sarasota for a conversation about the state of our seas and how she believes we can save them.
This year is the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the US. The Polk County History Center is marking this momentous milestone with an exhibit chronicling the women’s suffrage movement on national and local levels, featuring women who led the movement.
The Census 2020 is one of the most important pieces of data collection that directly will affect Central Florida’s next 10 years.
The Florida Healthcare Association and AARP are talking to anyone who will listen. Their message: pay attention to long-term care.
The Kresge Foundation awarded SPC a $50,000 planning grant for Advancing Student Transportation Solutions to understand student transportation challenges and barriers.
Sarasota County Foundations Join Together in a guest editorial focused on a Force for Good—amplifying the “ripple effect” created by Chuck and Margie Barancik. Read how Roxie Jerde, Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Mark S. Pritchett, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Debra Jacobs, The Patterson Foundation, and Carol Butera, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, honor the Barancik’s legacy.
The Knight Foundation recently asked four leading scholars and community leaders to consider this question, “What is the most important trend that will transform how Americans think about community over the next decade. Responses focus on how immigration, faith, neighborhoods and quality of life are changing across the nation.
Chuck and Margery Barancik’s passing at this time of giving should be an inspiration and reminder of the reason we’re all here: to make the world a better place for all.
MIAMI - Francisco L. Borges, chairman and managing partner of Landmark Partners, LLC, two-time Connecticut state treasurer, and former Hartford deputy mayor, has become the new chair of the John S. and James L.