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Fueling a Culture of College, Career, and Life Readiness

Fueling a Culture of College, Career, and Life Readiness

On the first day of his senior year at Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), Nathan Varley walked past something new. The door to what had been the registrar’s office had a new sign announcing something called a Student Success Center, powered by the Education Foundation...
Publix Equips Teachers with Tools for Schools

Publix Equips Teachers with Tools for Schools

Understanding the power of education and of giving, Publix launches its yearly Tools for Schools campaign. Customers and associates donate at checkout counters, and 100% of these financial gifts are donated to local nonprofits that directly assist students and...
Scholarships Jump Start Futures

Scholarships Jump Start Futures

At its peak, the pandemic sapped the energy of countless students across the country and that certainly was the case for Dasha Pushkanova. The 2022 graduate of Riverview High School studied remotely her junior year, and, over Zoom, lessons lost their luster. She...
Schools Keep Our Community Thriving, and Safe

Schools Keep Our Community Thriving, and Safe

Schools play an essential role in our community. Not only do they prepare the next generation, but they are part of the social fabric that holds a place together. Here in Florida, never is that more evident than during and after a hurricane. Schools transform into...
Truist Foundation Supports Student Success

Truist Foundation Supports Student Success

In July, the Truist Foundation generously awarded the Education Foundation of Sarasota County $30,000 to support student success to reach students in underserved communities and connect them with comprehensive resources to plan and prepare for life after high school....