The Exchange Will Award $310,500 to Arts Organizations, Students

Eighteen regional groups will receive support for arts and cultural projects and 15 students will receive scholarships for pursuing studies in the arts.

By Staff May 6, 2022

A previous Exchange grants and scholarships reception.

A previous Exchange grants and scholarships reception.

The Exchange (formerly the Woman’s Exchange) announced that it will award $310,500 to 18 regionally based arts and cultural organizations and 15 students. The awards will be given at an invitation-only event at The Exchange on June 9. The largest award is for $60,000 and is being given to the Asolo Rep in memory of Elizabeth (“Liz”) Lindsay, who was the co-founder of The Exchange and served on its board for 60 years. Lindsay, a long-time pillar in Sarasota's art community, died in January.

The grant recipients for the 2022-2023 fiscal year are Asolo Repertory Theatre, Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, Artists Series Concerts, Choral Artists of Sarasota, Circus Arts Conservatory, Florida Studio Theatre, The Hermitage, Key Choral, LaMusica di Asolo, Manatee Concert Band, Perlman Music Program, The Players, Ringling College, Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Pops Orchestra and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe.

The scholarship recipients for the 2022-2023 fiscal year are Joseph Crowell, Abigail Holdway, Ella (Elijah) Mirman, Ashley Spadafora, Kenna Bartlett, Katherine Burcal-Terres, Jack Beatenhead, Danny Bo DeLongaig, Colin Leonard, Lindsay McKenna, Tay Peterson, Taylor Reister, Katey Stare, Luca Stine and Katherina Zdravkov.

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