With heads for business but hearts for the arts, Mark and Margery Pabst formed the Pabst Charitable Foundation for The Arts in the early 2000’s. With successful careers in insurance and business leadership, Mark and Margery were always passionate about the arts and supporting them in each community they called home.
Once retired to Central Florida, the couple set out to build a foundation that would identify local arts organizations who were growing artists as well as broadening access to the arts for the community as a whole.
From the 1990’s through 2017, the Charles P. and Lynn Steinmetz Foundation had a rich tradition of funding programs and institutions focused on Education and Science, as well as the Arts. With his late wife Lynn, Chuck endowed several scholarships, structures, and made statements of giving that show their love for and commitment to community.