Florida Philanthropic Network is a statewide association of grantmakers working to strengthen philanthropy through research, education and public policy.
on Veterans Issues
In a recent survey of FPN members,
funders of veterans issues expressed a strong interest in
exploring potential areas for collaboration and networking
with other funders, as well in getting more and better
information and data about Florida’s veterans population
and about what’s working to support the state’s veterans.
This FPN convening will address these interests by
bringing together grantmakers to connect with each other
and hear from state and national experts.
November 14, 2014 | 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
special FPN funders convening!
Three Florida Grantmakers Win Prestigious National Award for
Outstanding Public-Philanthropic Partnership
was well-represented at the announcement of the recipients of a
prestigious national award to honor outstanding partnerships
between philanthropy and the public sector. Three members of
Florida Philanthropic Network - Florida Blue Foundation, Gulf
Coast Community Foundation and IBM Corporate Citizenship &
Corporate Affairs - were among 10 recipients nationwide of the
Secretaries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships presented
by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Council on
Foundations. The awards were announced at the Council’s Fall
Conference for Community Foundations in Cleveland. [Read
Telling Florida Philanthropy’s Story With Bigger, Better Data
is excited to be part of a new national strategic partnership that
aims to achieve a dramatic improvement in the collection and
sharing of data on philanthropy. Over the next several months,
through this new initiative, FPN will begin working with our
members to increase the e-reporting of grants data to the
Foundation Center, and to increase the quality of these data.
We’ll also unveil a new online mapping tool, accessible to our
members, that will allow them to easily visualize the size, scope
and impact of philanthropic investments in Florida. [Read
FPN Is Thought Leadership Partner for the Sayfie Summit
are honored to once again be a Thought Leadership Partner for the
2014 Sayfie Review Florida Leaders Summit, to be held Dec. 4-5
in Orlando. The 2014 Summit will bring together Florida's top
business, government, news media, nonprofit, philanthropy and
academic leaders to consider and discuss the most impactful ideas,
issues and trends facing our state.