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CARES Act Allows for Greater Tax Deductions

CARES Act Provides Donor Incentives The Van Wezel Foundation is grateful for your generous support of our work over the years. As we adapt to our new reality, we would like to bring to your attention new tax incentives for charitable giving that were included in the recently enacted Coronavirus

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Sarasota, FL (April 1) – The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Van Wezel Foundation have partnered together to launch a new arts education service called Artworks Anywhere, a free online service for parents, educators, caregivers and children to meet the growing needs and changing roles of families due to

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The Van Wezel Foundation’s 2020 Inspiration Gala Raises $1,000,000

Sarasota, Florida – March 2, 2020 – The Van Wezel Foundation held its annual Inspiration Gala on February 21, raising more than $1,000,000 to become the largest, most successful fundraising event in the organization’s history. Contributions will help fund the Foundation’s mission to build a world-class performing arts center that

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Van Wezel Shares Progress Report on Venue Planning

by: David Conway Deputy Managing Editor, Your Observer Plans for a new bayfront performing arts center include a 2,250-seat main hall, but details on cost estimates are still forthcoming. Eighteen months ago, representatives for the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the Van Wezel Foundation announced their intention to pursue

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