Grants

Selby Foundation Awards Glasser/Schoenbaum Center $50,000 for Security Upgrades

The tech and security overhaul is the first the center has had since opening in 1990.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

The Ringling Announces 2019 UnGala Ambassadors

The gala, which returns after a 10-year hiatus, will serve as the kickoff for The Ringling’s fall exhibition and performance season.

08/19/2019 By Staff

Joint Forces

Women's Council of Realtors Partners With Goodwill for Annual Fashion Show

The 26th annual event will take place Sept. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Let's Party

An Event Pro Shares Her Tips for Planning the Perfect Party

Christina Fraser on what makes her parties sizzle.

08/13/2019 By Hanna Powers

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $196,451 in Support, Grants for Summer Campaign

The Campaign Against Summer Hunger raises funds for summer feeding programs.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Grants

Embracing Our Differences Receives Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

The $26,333 grant will be used to empower the organization's educational outreach programs and its 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.3 Million in Grant Funding

The grants are designed to strengthen organizational programming to support emerging needs in the community.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine's Women of Influence

The annual event welcomed dozens of women to the Ringling College campus for panels, cocktails, conversation and more.

07/23/2019 Photography by Evoke Studios

Promotions

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names Kirstin Fulkerson Senior Vice President for Philanthropy

Fulkerson will lead the foundation’s work with families, individuals, businesses, and organizations to help them achieve their philanthropic goals.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Collaborations

Applied Behavior Analysis Academy, Easterseals of Southwest Florida Form Strategic Partnership

The organizations will share services in order to fill educational gaps and create programming.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Anna Maria Oyster Bar Recognized for Community Impact

The Leadership Florida Impact Award recognizes an organization that has created a specific project or body of work whose impact is currently transforming the future of its region or beyond and has the potential to transform Florida as a whole.

07/10/2019 By Staff

Grants

The Exchange Awards $250,000 in Grants and Scholarships

The money was divided between 20 regional cultural organizations, nine high school students and 13 college students.

07/02/2019 By Staff

Newsmaker

Veronica Brady Is Out to Raise $20 Million to Build Phase One of The Bay

Brady was an early supporter of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and part of a three-person team that raised $2.1 million in 2017 to pay for the master plan.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Paw Party

Ten Adorable Pets That Are Looking for Homes

You can even invite some of these cute Humane Society of Sarasota County animals over for a slumber party.

06/27/2019 By Hanna Powers

Philanthropy

Children First and Sarasota Housing Authority Transform Modular Building, Add Two New Classrooms

The building will be Children First's 14th location in Sarasota County.

06/24/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Manatee Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

Dannie Sherrill and Jenifer Schembri will join the foundation's board of directors on July 1.

06/24/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Elects Board Member Emeritus and New Board Member

The foundation has elected Judith Bell as Board Member Emeritus and Cyndi Miller as board member.

06/21/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Sarasota County Public Hospital Board Appoints Britt Riner to Vacant Seat

The open seat on the governing board was vacated in April by Susan Tucker, who stepped down to complete medical school.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Grants

New College of Florida Receives $750,000 Grant From Mellon Foundation

The grant will support curricular and research initiatives that preserve local history, integrate social and racial justice work into artistic practice and teaching, and explore questions of special interest to the local community.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More Than $84,000 in Grants

The gifts support programs focused on vision, women, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and southern Sarasota County.

06/19/2019 By Staff