These are the activities that children will always remember. These experiences shape what kind of learners our children become.

Dr. Laura Kingsley, Executive Director of Elementary Schools

Recent News

Community Foundation Exploration Grants now available!

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County still have Exploration grant funding available for the 2013-2014 school year. These grants are available to district teachers to fund student explorations posted on   These Exploration Grant funds can cover the cost of the exploration for students, transportation, sub costs (if one is necessary) and other costs directly linked to the Exploration. There are many Explorations that take place at your school and lots that will take you out into the community…so consider applying now!

Access the grant application here:   Once the request has been completed, submit it to Patricia Martin at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County:

If you submit an Exploration application you must also complete an eGAF for the Sarasota County Schools. Here is the link:

You can contact Patricia Martin or me (Angela Hartvigsen) any questions you might have.


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