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Support Sarasota County Organizations Through The Giving Challenge

The Giving Challenge is one of the easiest ways to support local nonprofits because it's all online!  

The Giving Challenge is a 24-hour online giving event where donations made to participating nonprofits will be matched up to $100 per donor, per organization. 

The event occurs from noon to noon, April 28-29, 2020. Many of Sarasota County's attractions are nonprofits and have a profile on The Giving Challenge website. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to give, and then be sure to check out the organization during your next visit! 

According to the host, the 2020 Giving Challenge will be a tool available to help with our community’s evolving response to the coronavirus pandemic, as the unrestricted funds raised during the Giving Challenge provide our nonprofit partners flexibility to respond to community needs, especially as those needs evolve or change.

Check out the following nonprofits to support via The Giving Challenge: 

  1. Art Center Sarasota

  2. Artists Series Concerts

  3. Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County

  4. Asolo Theater

  5. Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary 

  6. Bishop Museum

  7. Center for Architecture Sarasota

  8. Avenida de Colores' Chalk Festival

  9. Choral Artists of Sarasota

  10. Circus Arts Conservatory 

  11. Community Foundation of Sarasota County

  12. Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast

  13. Doctors Hospital (Auxiliary of Doctors Hospital)

  14. Fine Arts Society of Sarasota

  15. Florida Studio Theatre

  16. Guitar Sarasota

  17. Historic Spanish Point

  18. Historical Society of Sarasota County

  19. Jazz Club of Sarasota

  20. Jewish Federation of Sarasota Manatee

  21. La Musica di Asolo

  22. Lemon Bay Historical Society

  23. Lemon Bay Playhouse

  24. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  25. Mote Marine Laboratory

  26. Pineapple Yoga's Dharma Footprint Project

  27. Prospect Riding Center

  28. Ringling College of Art and Design

  29. Sarasota Audubon Society

  30. Sarasota Ballet

  31. Sarasota Concert Association

  32. Sarasota Concert Band

  33. Sarasota Contemporary Dance

  34. Sarasota Film Fest

  35. Sarasota Garden Club

  36. Sarasota Lawn Bowling

  37. Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation

  38. Sarasota Opera

  39. Sarasota Orchestra

  40. Sarasota Ski A Rees

  41. The Bay Park Conservancy

  42. The Hermitage Artist Retreat

  43. The Perlman Music Program

  44. The Players Centre for Performing Arts

  45. The Ringling Foundation

  46. The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School 

  47. Urbanite Theatre

  48. Van Wezel Foundation

  49. Venice Area Historical Society 

  50. Venice Art Center

  51. Venice Institute for Performing Arts

  52. Venice Main Street

  53. Venice Symphony

  54. Venice Theatre

The Giving Challenge is hosted by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation.