New Hires

Sarasota Magazine Names New Publisher

SagaCity Media recently appointed Dan Starostecki as the new publisher of Sarasota Magazine.

05/22/2023 By Staff

Grant Report

Manatee Credit Union Receives $2.1 Million Grant

Plus, the Selby Foundation awards more than $1 million in grants, the Sarasota Audubon Society receives $75,000 for its Quad Parcels re-wilding project, and more.

05/15/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Hugh Culverhouse Inducted to University of Alabama’s Inaugural 1831 Society

Plus, the finalists for the Sarasota Chamber's 2023 Frank G. Berlin Sr. Small Business Awards and more.

05/15/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Asolo Rep Names New Managing Director

Plus, Sara Curtis Robinson has been hired as vice-president of advancement at Ringling College of Art and Design.

05/08/2023 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Grants $250,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

Plus, grants to Meals on Wheels, Selby Gardens and more.

04/17/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New President and CEO

Phillip P. Lanham currently serves as the chief philanthropy officer at Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

04/17/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Bay Park Conservancy Names New CFO

Plus, Sarasota County names a new director of general services and Forty Carrots Family Center breaks ground on its new mental health/parenting services building.

04/10/2023 By Staff


Community Foundation Announces Dates for 2024 Giving Challenge

They are April 9-10, 2024, from noon to noon.

03/27/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

S-One Labels & Packaging Names New VP of Global Sales

Plus, Sarasota County Schools honors its 2023 School-Related Employee of the Year and Mote welcomes back a veteran marketing and PR team member.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Climate Considered

These Folks Are Turning the Tide on How Climate Change Impacts Our Area

Sarasota's Climate Adaptation Center will present its inaugural awards on April 18, 2023.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Grant Report

Easterseals Southwest Florida Raises $500,000 at Annual Luncheon

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County aids Project 180 with a real estate purchase and more.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Digital Pirate

Rent Other People's Boats or Cash in on Yours With This App

Also known as Airbnb for boats, the GetMyBoat app connects boat owners and water lovers with a few online clicks.

03/15/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Grant Report

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Turkey and Syria

Plus, Cooking for Wishes raises $650,000 and the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation awards $226,614 in Hurricane Ian relief.

02/27/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Ringling College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Awards

Plus, Nathan Benderson Park names a new COO, Boys & Girls Clubs' Youth of the Year and more.

02/20/2023 By Staff

Future Time

Sarasota Climate Conference Emphasizes Opportunities in a Growing Crisis

Last week's climate conference noted ways in which solving the climate crisis is not only possible, it's profitable.

02/13/2023 By Bethany Ritz

Fast Track

Palmer Ranch Holdings Announces New President

Plus, Selby Gardens hires a full-time research botanist and more.

02/06/2023 By Staff


WUSF Public Media, Barancik Foundation Hire Editor to Oversee Regional Journalism Collaborative

Eric Garwood was most recently managing editor of the Observer Media Group.

02/02/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Mote Hires Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

The newly established position builds on Mote’s national leadership initiatives to increase participation of underrepresented minorities in marine research and aquarium science.

02/01/2023 By Staff

Grant Report

Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Pledge to Support Master Plan

Plus, The Ringling receives more than $100,000 in grant funding for creative aging programs and more.

01/29/2023 By Staff

Curtains up!

Asolo Rep Names New Producing Artistic Director

Peter Rothstein is the founding artistic director of Minneapolis' Theatre Latté Da and directed "Sweeney Todd" and "Ragtime" at Asolo Rep.

01/24/2023 By Staff