Philanthropy

Grants

Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $250,000 Grant from Barancik Foundation

The flexible funding will support the organization’s operations, programming, and scholarships for club members.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Neal Communities Makes $10,000 Donation to Laurel Civic Agency

The funding will support several community programs through the Laurel Civic Agency.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Library Association Makes $600,000 Gift to Ringling College

The funds support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Library Foundation Funds Pop-Up Mobile Library

The vehicle will be the first of its kind in Sarasota County, bringing technology, books and programs to communities with limited access to library resources.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Awards Nearly $1.1 Million in Grants to Area Nonprofits

The funding was part of the foundation's spring grant cycle.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: Dick Vitale Gala

The annual event at the Ritz welcomed a host of well-known athletes and raised over $11 million for the fight against pediatric cancer.

05/09/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Grants

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.

05/06/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: Asolo Rep Gala's 'An Evening in Sherwood Forest'

Robin Hood's lore (and an upcoming production about him), Maid Marian and more led to the evening's theme.

05/02/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

There's Still Time to Donate to Community Foundation's 24-Hour Giving Challenge

More than 700 nonprofits participate in the event, which has raised more than $59 million since 2012.

04/26/2022 By Staff

Paws Up

Southeastern Guide Dogs Named Recipient of Pet Supermarket 'Lend a Paw' Fundraiser

The annual fundraiser kicks off on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, Saturday, April 30.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Q & A

This Couple Is Donating to All 700 Nonprofits Participating in This Year's Giving Challenge

They couldn't choose just a few charities to support, so they're giving to all of them.

04/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Art Therapy

Van Wezel Foundation Underwrites Program for Therapeutic Arts

It's part of an ongoing collaboration with Resilient Retreat.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Community Day School Students Raise Funds for Benjamin Gilkey Pediatric Cancer Fund

The third-grade students presented a $1,400 check to Laura Gilkey, Benjamin's mother.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Grants

Rocky Bluff Library in Ellenton Receives Major Grant

The $125,000 in funding will be used for facility repairs and improvements.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Dick Vitale Fund for Pediatric Cancer Receives $500,000 Donation

The funding comes from the Tom Gores Family Foundation.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Announces New Hires, Board Officers

Kiarra Womack has been hired as scholarships and special projects manager and Barbara Zdravecky has been named board chair.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Collaboration Celebration Honors Human Services Work

Supporters raised a net total of $68,000 for the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center.

04/14/2022 By Staff

Grants

Community Day School Receives Equity and Access Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the school's Every Child Scholarship Fund.

04/14/2022 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

One Park Sarasota Makes $1 Million Commitment to Bay Park Conservancy

The property has committed a $100,000 sponsorship toward The Bay’s grand opening celebration and pledged $1 million towards capital improvements.

04/13/2022 Photography by Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The drive collects new towels and sheets to give to resource-limited patients receiving in-home and assisted-living facility hospice care from Tidewell.

04/12/2022 By Staff