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March 9, 2015
The Palm Beach Roundtable
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Boca Raton

March 12, 2015
FPN-National Center for Family Philanthropy Webinar

Funding Film to Educate, Engage and Achieve Social Change
2:30 - 4:00 pm

March 17, 2015
The Broward Roundtable
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Lauderdale

March 18-19, 2015
Foundations on the Hill

Washington, DC

March 25, 2015
FPN-Grant Managers Affinity Group Webinar

Streamline the Grant Application Process with Simplify
2:00 - 3:00 pm

March 26, 2015
Tampa Bay Funders Forum Luncheon
Advancing Diversity Equity & Inclusion in Philanthropy

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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 Florida Blue Foundation

Florida Blue Foundation, founded in 2001, is a separate philanthropic affiliate of Florida Blue, Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield company. foundation's mission is to improve the health and well-being of Floridians and their communities. The foundation strategically allocates grants toward philanthropic, community-based solutions through its five focus areas of improving: access to health care, consumer health, quality and safety of patient care, build healthy, strong communities, and health care system.


Florida Philanthropic Network is a statewide association of grantmakers working to strengthen philanthropy through research, education and public policy.

What's New

FPN Webinar Archive: Public Policy Update

This FPN member webinar provided the latest public policy and legislative updates on what’s happening in Washington that will impact philanthropy. It also provided an opportunity to learn more about Foundations on the Hill (FOTH), an annual event or grantmakers to help our state's congressional delegation understand our work and our issues. [View Webinar | Download Presenation Slides | Download Nonprofit Advocacy Primer]

FPN Webinar Archive: Policy Update: Changes to the Solicitations of Contributions Act

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is currently in the process of implementing changes made during the 2014 legislative session to Florida's Solicitation of Contributions Act - changes in which FPN played an advisory role. This webinar, presented with Florida Nonprofit Alliance, provided an opportunity to learn about these changes firsthand from representatives from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. [View Webinar | Download Presenation Slides | Download Fact Sheet]

Congress Passes "America Gives More Act of 2015"

On February 12, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the "America Gives More Act of 2015" (H.R. 644) by a vote of 279-137. The bill includes several key provisions that are important to the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. The bill now goes to the Senate, where quick action is not expected. The White House announced that President Obama would likely veto the legislation (and similar tax legislation that is not "paid for"); the vote on February 12 was not enough to override a veto. [Read More]




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What's New

Network News: February 2015

FPN Sponsorship Opportunities

FPN Welcomes New Board Members & Officers, Honors Outgoing Board Member & Chair

FPN Helps Launch Florida Charitable Advisory Partnership to Advise State Charity Regulators

FPN Featured on The Philanthropy Show

FPN Webinar Archive: Blogging for Good: Using Content to Extend Your Reach

FPN Webinar Archive: Children's Health Coverage in Florida

FPN Webinar Archive: Lessons Learned for Holding a Successful Give Day Campaign

Children’s Services Councils: Valuable Partners for Philanthropy in Florida

Three Florida Grantmakers Win Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Public-Philanthropic Partnership

Welcome New FPN Members

United Way Suncoast
Tampa, FL; Sarasota, FL

Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation
Orlando, FL

Lovelight Foundation
Ann Arbor, MI

The Spurlino Foundation

Odessa, FL

United Way of Broward County
Fort Lauderdale, FL

FPN Leadership Circle

FPN is grateful to the followng members for their support of FPN's mission and work, above their annual dues investment, of $5,000 or more in 2014:

Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Bank of America

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay 

Jessie Ball duPont Fund

Florida Blue Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Health Foundation of South Florida

Helios Education Foundation

JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

JPMorgan Chase

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Quantum Foundation

Triad Foundation

Wells Fargo

Winter Park Health Foundation

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