Roles & Responsibilities

Community Foundation of Sarasota County

  • Invests in excess of $600,000 
    • Approximately $504,000 in staff time and resources to host The Giving Partner and the Giving Challenge
    • $100,000 in prizes in support of the Giving Challenge
  • Raise prize incentives
  • Communicate the opportunity to nonprofit organizations
  • Leverage media support for the overall Giving Challenge


  • Provide technical platform for the Giving Challenge & The Giving Partner
  • Offer technical support – blue chat bubble!
  • Create online tools, tips & resources for nonprofit organizations
  • Email tax receipt to donors

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Develop your organization’s campaign/giving page
  • Acknowledge foundation support on your communications [BRAND GUIDELINES]:
    • The 2024 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation.
  • Engage your donors/supporters
  • Communicate responsibly
  • Set your own goal(s) and expectations accordingly
  • Thank your donors
    • The Patterson Foundation will probably be your largest donor in the 2024 Giving Challenge – do not forget to acknowledge them appropriately

Team Leads

  • Serve as the single point of communication between your organization and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for ALL things related to the 2024 Giving Challenge
  • Participate in trainings
  • Inspire your team to be successful!
  • Share information in digestible bites with your team
  • Be attentive to emails