The Players


“The Players Center and The Woman’s Exchange is the perfect partnership.  It allows us to invest and reinvest in people, their talents, hopes and dreams.  Hard work, determination and the willingness to be a positive force in our community makes our organizations a powerful combination.  We are thankful for the support of The Woman’s Exchange!”

Jeffery Kin, Managing Director

Sarasota Opera


“The Woman’s Exchange has been one of longest and most loyal funders of Sarasota Opera. These donations, which now span over four decades, has been instrumental in helping enrich the lives of thousands of young people through our Youth Opera Programs. We are extremely grateful for this generous support and to all the staff, volunteers, consignors, and supporters of the Woman’s Exchange, who make this possible."

Richard Russell, Executive Director

Venice Chorale


“The Woman's Exchange will be partially funding the purchase of new music for The Venice Chorale's Youth Chorus. The generosity of The Woman's Exchange will allow the Youth Chorus Director, Kathy Crane, to obtain music that is uniquely suited for their youthful, pure, almost angelic voices.”

Jan Hoppe, Managing Director

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe


“Each year, the Woman’s Exchange is one of Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s most valuable season supporters- you are an exceptional community partner who co-creates our diverse platform where young artists develop their talents and pursue their dreams, diverse voices are heard and productions sizzle. WBTT thanks the Woman’s Exchange Board for their commitment to the arts organizations of Sarasota- you help us sparkle!”

Julie Leach, Executive Director

Selby Gardens


“Selby Gardens has for many years been the beneficiary of grants from the Woman’s Exchange, and the Woman’s Exchange also has donated items to charitable auctions and events at the Gardens. Their generosity provides important funding that has allowed us to launch new cultural programming including our Garden Music Series, arts programming for school children, and other artistic endeavors.”

Jennifer Rominiecki, President & Chief Executive Officer

Key Chorale Inc.


"The Woman’s Exchange is an important organization to the mission of Key Chorale Inc., consistently providing necessary funding and support to us through its annual grant program.  Like many local arts organizations, we rely on the Women’s Exchange as an important partner in meeting our development and funding goals.”  Cathy Vernon, Former Executive Director

Cathy Vernon, Former Executive Director

FSU/Asolo Conservatory


“The Women's Exchange is making it possible for so many arts organization to establish a strong foundation in Sarasota.  I know Dog Day's Theater could never have started up without their support, and for that we are so thankful.”

Greg Leaming, Director FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training