Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County


Focus: High quality early childhood education.

Services: Provides administration/ oversight of  early education for preschool programs in Sarasota County. Serves over 4000 children and assist 185 providers annually. Oversees successful 5 star quality rating system for childcare facilities,  impacting 6000 children annually. 



Suncoast Campaign For Grade Level Reading


Focus: Low income students and reading proficiency. Chronic absence and summer reading loss. Two-generational approach. 

Services: Supporting programs that help with summer learning loss and chronic absence. 


The Florida Center for Early Childhood, Inc.


Focus: Early Intervention and Education

Services: Prevention and early intervention services to young children and their families including high quality early childhood education, speech, occupational and mental health therapy, and child abuse prevention programming.


Children First 


Focus: Early intervention and Education

Services: Head Start, early childhood education, parental training.


Girls Inc. 


Focus: Giving young girls the tools they need to successfully navigate gender, economic and social barriers to success. 

Services: After school and summer camp programs


The Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County

Focus: The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their  full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. 

Services: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County offer a wide variety of educational and recreational services that are designed to enhance each Club member’s academic success, character and leadership development, and healthy lifestyle. 


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