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By the Bay Gala

April 6, 2024 | Tampa Marriott Water Street

Mark your calendars for this year's By the Bay Gala on April 6, 2024 at the Tampa Marriott Water Street. The event, featuring an exciting live and silent auction, is an opportunity to help make dreams come true. Together, let us carry forward the mission of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, ensuring their legacy thrives in our collective efforts.

Since its inception, the By the Bay Gala has raised more than $4.3 million to support students through campus resources, technology, mission and ministry programming, and tuition assistance across all grace levels. 

2024 sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship packages are available to highlight the valuable partnerships the Academy has with our business community and families. Sponsors receive many benefits including (but not limited to) logo recognition, event tickets, and an invitation to our VIP reception.
Sponsors and Patrons will be invited to the VIP Party on February 7.

2024 Patron LEvels

We hope you will consider being a part of the gala success as a patron. Our valuable patrons receive special recognition, tickets, and an invitation to our VIP Reception.
Sponsors and Patrons will be invited to the VIP Party on February 7.

2024 Item donations

The gala thrives on donations from businesses in our community and gifts made by parents, alumni, and friends of the Academy. Event tickets, exclusive experiences, and gift baskets are valuable contributions to our silent auction.


2024 Event Chairs

Kate Caldarelli, Haley Miller, and Renée Murphy

Please join our planning committee! The committee meets once a month on campus.  If you are interested in joining the committee, or for more information about By the Bay, please contact Elizabeth Fifer at 813-839-5371 ext. 268 or

Academy of the Holy Names of Florida, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal tax ID number 59-0910354