Young Appointed EFSC Associate Director of Education Investments

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SRQ DAILY FRESHLY SQUEEZED CONTENT EVERY MORNING THURSDAY MAR 28, 2019

Earl E. Young Jr. has been named associate director of education investments at the Education Foundation of Sarasota County (EFSC), announced EFSC President Jennifer Vigne. Young most recently was the Community Foundation of Sarasota County manager of scholarship and special initiatives, a post he held for 10 years.

In his new position, Young will be responsible for the overall administration and growth of EFSC scholarship programs. He also will oversee and direct EducateSRQ, the EFSC’s classroom and schoolwide grants program, working directly with donors and Sarasota County Schools’ teachers and principals. For the 2018-19 academic year alone, the EFSC awarded $316,468 in classroom and school-wide grants, impacting 32,000 students and directly benefiting 251 teachers and 41 K-12 schools.

Vigne pointed to Young’s valuable skills in scholarships and grants, broad experience in financial management, and track record in growing programs and relationships as key attributes that will help the EFSC accelerate its drive to create programs that best serve 21st-century learners.

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