Corporate, Foundation, & Public Support

Thank you to these businesses, foundations, and public partners for their support of Sarasota Opera and the 2022-23 Season. This list is current as of December 16, 2022.

To learn more about how your business, foundation, or club can support Sarasota Opera,
please contact Senior Development Officer Melissa Voigt at (941) 366 8450, ext. 581 or [email protected].

$150,000 +

Florida Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture

Sarasota Opera's 2023 Winter Festival Season productions are made possible, in part, by State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council of Arts and Culture.

Virginia Toulmin Foundation

 

General Operating Support

$75,000 - $149,999

Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax

Sarasota Opera's 2023 Winter Festival Season is made possible, in part, by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax Revenues.

$50,000 - $74,999

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Production Support: Madama Butterfly
Series Sponsor: Moonlight & Melodies Dinner Series
Premier Sponsor: The Curtain Raiser, The Opera Gala

William E. Schmidt Foundation

Sarasota Youth Opera

$25,000 - $49,999

Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Lead Sponsor: Youth Opera & Education Programming
Event Partner: The Opera Aficionado Dinner

SCENE Magazine

Series Sponsor: Moonlight & Melodies Dinner Series
Premier Sponsor: The Opera Gala

$10,000 - $24,999

Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation

Teri A Hansen, President/CEO
Co-Producer Support

The Exchange

Proudly granting $473,000 to Sarasota Opera since 1974
Sarasota Youth Opera

The Lombardo
Foundation

 

Co-Producer Support

Roberta leventhal sudakoff Foundation

 

Sarasota Youth Opera & Education Programs

Williams Parker

Event Partner: Kretzmer Legacy Society Luncheon
Event Sponsor: The Winter Festival Overture Dinner on Stage

$5,000 - $9,999

99 Bottles
 

Special Events Support

Huisking Foundation

Endowment

 

Mariner

Event Supporter: Food & Wine Festival
Event Sponsor: Curtain Raiser, KLS Luncheon

 

PNC Bank

Premier Sponsor: Moonlight & Melodies Dinner #2

Publix Charities

Sarasota Youth Opera

 

$2,500 - $4,999

 

1st Source

Premier Sponsor:
Behind the Blue Curtain
Event Sponsor:
Meet the Artist Reception, Get to Know Sarasota Opera

Bessemer Trust

Event Sponsor:
Salute to the Stars
Award Luncheon

SICE

 

General Operating Support

WSRZ

 

Event Sponsor: Food & Wine Festival

$1,000 - $2,499

Centennial Bank

Education Program Support:
Afterschool Satellites

Fergeson Skipper

General Operating Support

 

gold coast eagle
distributing

Event Supporter:
Food & Wine Festival

 

gulf coast italian cultural society

Sarasota Youth Opera

 

KISS FM

Event Sponsor:
Sarasota Opera Family Day

 

Waterside Place

 

Sarasota Youth Opera 

 

Main Street Creamery

Event Sponsor:
Family Day

 

 

Project Pride Sarasota

 

Event Supporter:
Food & Wine Festival