Give 8/28 Returns August 28, 2022
Supporting Black-Led & Black Benefiting Nonprofits
The Young, Black, & Giving Back Institute (YBGB) will host their fifth annual Give 8/28 giving day from August 28, 2022, to August 31, 2022. Give 8/28 promotes financial giving for Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits.

Nonprofit registration is currently open. Interested in participating? Please send us an email at The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will kickstart the giving with a $250 grant and cover your organization's $25* registration fee.
For more information on Give 8/28 and registration, follow the link below.
*This fee helps the YBGB cover costs associated with running this event and supports the Give 8/28 initiative.
Let us know you're participating by contacting our Knowledge & Equity Team
The Giving Partner: Pro Tips
Post Volunteer & Board Member Opportunities
If your organization needs more volunteers or board members, take advantage of The Giving Partner and post those opportunities on your profile. Benefits of using this tool:

  1. Create a shareable page for your volunteer event
  2. Track volunteers that sign up and log their hours
  3. Provide an easy search function for those looking for volunteer and board opportunities on The Giving Partner

The Community Foundation will contact local high schools to share The Giving Partner as a resource for student volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Post your opportunities before school begins in August.
Contact GiveGab's Customer Success Team with additional questions you may have.
The Giving Partner Huddle
Connect, Collaborate, & Come Together on Facebook
The Community Foundation created The Giving Partner Huddle Facebook Group as an additional resource for nonprofit professionals in our area to collaborate, brainstorm, problem-solve, and share knowledge within our community. 

Join the Huddle today and contribute to conversations or start discussions around grant opportunities, trainings, consultants, advice, or other topics that come to your mind. You can also participate in polls and give our foundation direct feedback on trainings and grant opportunities.
Let our Knowledge & Equity Team know what kind of discussion posts and resources you'd like to see posted in the Huddle. 
Foundation Directory Online
Grant Searching Resource Available at Selby & Jacaranda Libraries
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has partnered with the Sarasota County Library System to offer a subscription to Foundation Directory Online (FDO). FDO provides exhaustive data and intuitive search functionality to deliver the information needed to reach fundraising goals quickly and efficiently, encompassing 189,000+ grant makers.

With a desire to provide greater access, the Community Foundation has funded access to this subscription for the Jacaranda and Selby branches of the Sarasota County Library system. Accessing the subscription is simple: visit either the Jacaranda or Selby branch locations. If you have any questions, please call the library at 941-861-1110.
Please contact the Knowledge & Equity Team if you have any questions. 
Thank You for a Wonderful
2022 Giving Challenge!
Through collaboration, generous donors, and your awareness efforts, the community raised over $16 million for the 2022 Giving Challenge.

Have any feedback on ways we can improve future Giving Challenges? Let our team know by participating in our 2022 Giving Challenge Outcomes & Results Survey.
Please have one member of your organization complete the survey by 5:00 PM, June 28, 2022.
Doing something particularly interesting with your 2022 Giving Challenge funds? Please share information about what you plan to accomplish with the funds you raised during the 2022 Giving Challenge with our Communications team.
Please email the Giving Challenge Team if you have any further questions. 
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.
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