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March 2023

Save the Date for the

Giving Challenge 2024

Noon to Noon, April 9-10, 2024

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is excited to announce that the next Giving Challenge will be from noon to noon, April 9-10, 2024. Mark your calendars for the big event next spring. Wondering what to do between now and the start of your Giving Challenge 2024 planning?

The first step towards eligibility to participate in any Giving Challenge is ensuring your profile is current in The Giving Partner. Log in to your profile iThe Giving Partner to to update your organization's information, needs and successes. Refer to the Nonprofit Toolkit (follow the CHECKLIST within Step #5) to identify any additional updates needed.  

Read the 2022 Giving Challenge Nonprofit Survey Report on our website. Consider your goals for 2024 based on the data and nonprofit performances in 2022. See comparisons between organizations in various sectors and budgets. Learn the statistical power of leveraging peer-to-peer fundraising and additional matches.

For questions, concerns, or more information regarding Giving Challenge 2024, please contact our team at [email protected] 

Beyond the Giving Challenge:

Navigating GiveGab's

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Suite

Capacity Building Platform Overview

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, March 30

Join us and our colleagues at GiveGab as we host a webinar on navigating GiveGab's Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Fundraising Suite. Take your digital fundraising efforts to the next level with campaign templates and customizable events.

What You'll Learn:

  • Platform tools to create fundraising campaigns in minutes
  • Engagement opportunities to attract supporters
  • Valuable campaign analytics to inform successful strategies

Who Should Attend:

  • Paid fundraising staff
  • Board members responsible for fundraising
  • Organizations looking for a new fundraising platform

Join Us Virtually

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, March 30

Register Today

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Nonprofit Board Members

Capacity Building Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, May 4

Join Betsy Pennewill, JD, General Counsel of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, and Christie Nolan, President & CEO of Mission Matters Consulting & Coaching Group, for a presentation on the legal and ethical considerations for board members of nonprofits. Legal responsibilities, financial matters, lobbying and political actions, risk management and insurance will be discussed. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Best practices for governance
  • Legal responsibilities for board members

Who Should Attend:

  • Nonprofit Board Members
  • Nonprofit Executive Staff

2635 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, May 4

Hybrid attendance is available.

In-person attendance will be capped at 60 attendees.

Reserve Your Spot

Grants Over $10,000

Apply Before April 1, 2023

Grants over $10,000 support organizations and programs that provide access to education, health care, or basic human needs for people who face systemic barriers in our community. The grant committee will review this cycle of applications

starting April 1st.

Apply Now

Nonprofit Job Bank

Whether you're seeking a new nonprofit position or you want to post an open position at your organization, your local resource is the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southwest Florida Chapter's Job Bank, supported by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

Nonprofit Job Bank

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