The Foundation has worked tirelessly over the past year to advance its mission. We invested in initiatives addressing mental health and well-being with the Resilient Retreat through Therapeutic Arts Workshops, which served approximately 83 trauma survivors and helping professionals.
The Van Wezel Foundation held its 20th annual Inspiration Gala in January, raising more than $1.7 million. This level of funding makes the 20th annual Inspiration Gala the most successful fundraising event in the Foundation’s history.
On April 4, the Sarasota City Commission approved the execution of a partnership agreement with the Van Wezel Foundation for the planning, financing, design, and construction of the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.
The Van Wezel Foundation today thanked Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for signing the 2022 General Appropriations Act (HB 5001), signed on Thursday, June 2, 2022, which included $990,000 in funding to support the architect selection for the envisioned Sarasota Performing Arts Center.
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