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Honoring the Past

Honoring the Past, Toasting the Future BY JENNIFER VIGNE SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY SEP 1, 2018 Take a walk with me down memory lane to 1988. George H.W. Bush was elected as the 41st president. Big with ... continue reading

Donor Spotlight

Special thank you to the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation for funding the refresh of nearly 50 new laptops in our Innovation Hubs at Janie’s Garden and Laurel Civic Association. The new computers are ... continue reading

Volunteers needed for Aug 6-10

  Click here to sign up now! Contact Lori Gentile at lgentile@edfoundationsrq.org for more information.

It’s a Small World After All

Click here to see Jen, Samantha and Ann on the Suncoast View!   SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY JUN 2, 2018 Do you remember your summer vacations when you were a child? For many of ... continue reading

Student Success

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY MAY 5, 2018 The Education Foundation of Sarasota County believes that enriching the educational experiences available to Sarasota County students, teachers and schools strengthens all factors of the community and ... continue reading

Immersive Learning Lands in Venice

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY APR 7, 2018 When students from Venice Elementary School and adjacent Venice High School returned from spring break this past Monday, they discovered a rock-like object, resembling a meteor, had ... continue reading

2018 Giving Challenge

Every ONE can be a champion for education during the 2018 Giving Challenge no May 1-2, Noon to Noon!   Why should I #BeTheOne to make a difference? You can help the Education Foundation meet ... continue reading

Booker Middle Outbreak Deemed Safe!

Thanks to a school-wide immersion grant from the Education Foundation of Sarasota County, with funding from United Way Suncoast, the sixth through eighth grade students at Booker Middle School have had a whirlwind few weeks—first ... continue reading

We Can Hear, But Are We Listening?

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY MAR 3, 2018 By Jennifer Vigne, President, Education Foundation of Sarasota County When parents and educators interact with youngsters in our charge, our default instinct is to be the teacher, to ... continue reading

30th Anniversary Platinum Partners