Grants

Selah Freedom Receives $750,000 Grant from Department of Justice

Elizabeth Fisher, the founder of Selah Freedom, has said that the Suncoast region is a “hotbed” for trafficking.

10/31/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Announces Grant Finalists

The five finalists will compete for two $114,000 grants on Nov. 3.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Bank of America Partners with Habitat for Humanity on Global Build

The sixth-annual event is a weeklong series of home-building projects.

10/28/2019 By Staff

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Mote Oceanic Evening 2019

Mote Marine's Oceanic Evening at the Ritz-Carlton was an elegant black-tie affair.

10/28/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Selah Rock the Boat 2019

The Westin Hotel's rooftop was the setting for a party to Rock the Boat Against Sex Trafficking.

10/28/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Junior League Lilly Luncheon

Guests wore pink, blue and green colors in Lilly Pulitzer style for the event at The Westin Sarasota.

10/28/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funds came from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $80,000 in Grants

The funds came from Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Orioles Team Up With Local Charities to Help Fight Hunger

The Orioles’ support for All Faiths Food Bank and Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program is part of its year-round outreach program, Sarasota 365.

10/21/2019 By Staff

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The Players Centre for Performing Arts Cocktail Party

A party preceded the Players production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Sarasota Polo Club.

10/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Share Care Global's An Evening in India

The glittering fund-raising dinner took place at Michael's On East.

10/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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UnGala Gala 2019

The UnGala Gala made its return to the social scene to support The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

10/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Share the Light Luncheon 2019

The 24th annual luncheon for Second Chance Last Opportunity honored those who have helped support its mission.

10/21/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Goodwill Manasota Community Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner

Several honorees took the spotlight at the dinner at Michael's on East.

10/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Giving

Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $20,000 Grant From Maytag

Volunteer Jim Martin was recently honored with the appliance manufacturer's Dependable Leader Award.

10/18/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Embracing Our Differences

The $40,000 grant will help fund the organization's annual outdoor exhibition, as well as outreach programs and initiatives.

10/17/2019 By Staff

Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Volunteering

Child Protection Center Seeks Volunteers for Intervention Program

The organization is seeking volunteers for its Children’s and Families Supervised Visitation Program.

10/15/2019 By Staff

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SPARCC Amazing Raise and Raise the Roof

The Raise the Roof party at Michael's On East was the culmination of a fund-raising scavenger hunt.

10/14/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz