Since 2012, the Gail Baird Foundation has contributed over $1,000,000 supporting more than 30 different organizations. These donations help fulfill our mission to support initiatives committed to researching, increasing awareness, and curing ovarian cancer while continuing Gail’s efforts to provide opportunities for aspiring female entrepreneurs and to enrich the lives of seniors and veterans. Highlighted below are some of the organizations the Foundation has contributed to.

Ovarian Cancer Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania – $250,000
American Cancer Society – $25,000
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – $426,000
V Foundation for Cancer Research – $128,000
Faith Presbyterian Church – $5,000
Friends for Colombia – $5,200
Humane Society of Sarasota – $18,100
Hearts Afire, Inc – $12,000
Brandi’s Wish Foundation – $24,000
Bright Lights Foundation for Children – $1,000
Sarasota Ballet – $63,000
Gimme Shelter Pet Adoption – $1,500
Community Foundation of Sarasota – $10,750
All Faiths Food Bank – $29,425
Team Tony Foundation – $2,000
Van Wezel Foundation – $70,500
Sertoma Kids – $3,000
Make a Wish – $40,315
Circus Arts Conservatory – $1,000
The Urbanite Theatre – $12,750
Ovarian Caner Research Fund Alliance – $553,950
Children of Fallen Patriots – $106,750
The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School – $10,000
Southside Elementary School – $82,000
Mission Dolores Academy – $20,000
Circuelle Foundation – $100
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – $1,300
Sarasota School for Innovative Studies – $875
Mote Marine – $2,000
Riverview High School – $1,200
KidBacker Foundation – $1,000
Scholarships for Women Entrepreneur Majors at USF – $25,000
Boca Grande Charities – $1,500
Sarasota Middle School – $2,275

Global Giving– $10,000

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund– $20,000

Houston Food Bank– $10,000

Sarasota Police Foundation– $5,000

Gulf Coast Community Foundation – $340,000

The Sarasota Humane Society – $100

The Straz Center – $1,500

Venice High School Volleyball – $250

Cardinal Mooney High School – $1,000

Suncoast Flag Football – $600

Charity Chess Championship Inc – $2,500

Florida Sheriff Association – $100

Goodwill Manasota Inc. – $5,000