Hugh Culverhouse Jr. was moved to make the gift after the passing of civil rights icon John Lewis; scholarship recipients will be recognized as John Lewis Scholars.
Funds from the Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Family Foundation will support students whose families have been impacted financially by COVID-19.
Culverhouse has committed to a 10:1 match of 1,000 donations of $110.
The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a discussion of the proposal to create "single member districts" for the Sarasota County Commission.
A by-the-numbers look at the real estate giant's presence in Sarasota and Manatee.