The Argus Foundation
We apply business leadership to important community issues
We apply business leadership to important community issues.
The Argus Foundation applies business leadership to identify, educate, advocate, and collaborate on solutions for important community issues that will enhance the quality of life, environment, and economic well-being of Sarasota County.
We keep a broad community perspective.
We identify issues.
We offer lasting rather than temporary solutions.
We impact the future for a better community.
From April of 2011 to May of 2019 Bob Buckhorn served as the mayor of Tampa, Florida – a city that has been recognized as the best city in the southeast (Money Magazine), one of the hottest cities for startups (Fortune), one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country (U.S. Census), a...August 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The American Rescue Plan is about to send a remarkable influx of federal dollars into local governments. The US Department of Treasury came out with guidance this week for $110.7 billion headed to county and city governments around the country. This is a pivotal...
"When President Joe Biden was candidate Joe Biden, he was very clear on his position on affordable housing. Local and state regulations were an affordable housing problem that also led to other problems in climate change and transportation. No one should be surprised...
"Now, today, we are finding shortfalls for sudden unprioritized issues in some governments because they failed to budget and plan. Some governments are seeking more revenue sources for items or issues they never identified as a budget priority nor directed staff to...