Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Contributes $100,000 to Season of Sharing

Additional $100,000 contributions will be made each time the community raises $500,000 to support people on the verge of homelessness.

2:40pm By Staff

Philanthropy

Laurel Civic Association Reaches '50-50-50 Challenge' Goal

The challenge was to match donations up to $50,000 made in 50 days to recognize the 50th anniversary of the organization.

10:44am By Staff

Limelight

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 20th Anniversary After Party

"Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now!" was the overall theme for the event, which included performances recapping the company's show history.

11/19/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Venice Symphony Gala 2019

The gala offered cocktails, dinner, a live auction and music from conductor Troy Quinn and the Gala Orchestra.

11/19/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Grants

PEL Grants $12,700 in Funding to Coastal Behavioral Healthcare

The grant supports Coastal Behavioral Healthcare's Compass Center, which provides treatment for boys and girls ages 13-17 with substance abuse and mental health disorders.

11/18/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon 2019

The annual luncheon at the Ritz brings out hundreds of those who love fine footwear and wine.

11/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Library Foundation for Sarasota County Announces 'Creativity Endowment'

The endowment is funded by more than $100,000 in private gifts and pledges from 35 donors.

11/14/2019 By Staff

Grants

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Receives Numerous Grants

Four local organizations gave a total of $62,000 in funding.

11/13/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Planned Parenthood Always in Style Luncheon 2019

Four hundred Planned Parenthood supporters gathered at Michael’s On East for the annual Always in Style luncheon.

11/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

InStride Black Ties and Blue Jeans

The second annual event on InStride's grounds in Nokomis raised money to help with its equine-assisted learning and therapy programs.

11/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Suncoast Food and Wine Festival 2019

It was beautiful weather for this annual event, presented by the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch.

11/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

MOD Weekend Opening Party

A lively party kicked off Sarasota MOD Weekend, with architects and architecture aficionados mingling, fittingly, in the poolside courtyard of the Sarasota Modern Hotel.

11/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

New College Clambake 2019

Nearly 400 New College of Florida supporters gathered on the bayfront lawn of College Hall to celebrate the 41st annual Clambake.

11/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Fast Track

Sarasota Conservationist Named President of TREE Foundation

Elizabeth Moore's three-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2020.

11/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

New College Foundation Names Two New Board Members

They are Monica Van Buskirk and Charles F. Raeburn.

11/05/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

They are Mothers Helping Mothers and The Haven.

11/04/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Brunch on the Bay 2019

USF's annual outdoor brunch welcomed more than 600 supporters to the college's bayfront.

11/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

The Bash at the Bishop

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature's annual gala offered dinner, dancing, an auction and more.

11/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $3.8 Million in Grants

The aim of the funding is to support emerging needs in the community, including education, mental health and children's services.

11/01/2019 By Staff

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