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August 6, 2014
FPN Member Webinar

Increasing Child Safety and Permanency in Florida
2:00 - 3:00 am ET

August 14, 2014
FPN Member Webinar

Tackling the Nursing Shortage by Building Our Future Nurse Leaders
10:00 - 11:00 am ET

August 14, 2014
Family Philanthropy Webinar

So You Want to Be a Family Philanthropist?
Noon - 1:30 pm ET

August 27-28, 2014
Skills & Strategies for Grantmakers Workshop


September 9. 2014
Florida Health Funders Convening - Fall 2014
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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IBM believes that Building a Smarter Planet requires the same foundation upon which societies have always grown: accessible healthcare, effective education, reliable transportation, environmental stewardship and more. The company also believes that its efforts in these areas are inseparable from its business, and IBMers are realizing this vision every day not only as IBMers, but as engaged citizens of smarter towns, cities and communities. In Florida, IBM's annual charitable giving in exceeds $1.7 million. IBM employees and retirees have volunteered over 516,000 hours around the state of Florida. Learn more about IBM corporate citizenship in Florida.


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

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Skills & Strategies for Grantmakers Workshop

Using a faculty of seasoned grantmakers, a highly interactive approach and the most reputable resource materials available, FPN's highly acclaimed SSG Workshop will help you gain or reinforce the knowledge and skills you need to do your best work in philanthropy.
August 27-28, 2014  |  Orlando

"Great workshop! Life-changing. Thank you!"
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Most Florida House Members Vote for "America Gives More Act"

U.S. CapitolIn a strong show of bipartisan support, the U.S. House of Representatives approved, by a 277-130 vote, the "America Gives More Act" (H.R. 4719) that contains several provisions aimed at increasing charitable giving in the United States. Florida's congressional delegation supported H.R. 4719 by a 21-6 margin, with four Democrats joining all 17 Republicans in voting for the legislation. [Read More].

Preventing and Ending Youth Homelesness in Florida

Youth HomelessnessA June 2014 FPN webinar explored the characteristics of the homeless youth population, funder efforts to support solutions to this problem, and a local community perspective. The webinar included an opportunity to learn about a groundbreaking national effort that Chapin Hall is developing to create an actionable blueprint built upon the 2013 U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Framework to End Youth Homelessness. [View the Archived Webinar].

At FPN Event, Florida Congressman Vern Buchanan Voices His Support for Philanthropy

Vern BuchananFPN hosted a June 9 reception in Washington, DC with special guest of honor Congressman Vern Buchanan, who voiced his support for philanthropy and shared his views about the important role that philanthropy plays in our communities. The event was co-hosted by FPN members the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Florida Blue Foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation and The Patterson Foundation. [Read More].



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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 over the past year:

Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Bank of America

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Community Foundation of Broward

Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Jessie Ball duPont Fund

Florida Blue Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Health Foundation of South Florida

Helios Education Foundation

JPMorgan Chase

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The Miami Foundation

Quantum Foundation

Triad Foundation

Wells Fargo

Winter Park Health Foundation


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