Building Philanthropy to Build a Better Florida
  • Dr. Stacy Carlson Joins FPN as Next President & CEO

    After a national search, FPN board of directors appoints Stacy Carlson, Ph.D., as next President & CEO; she begins April 11. Stacy's leadership background includes serving as chair of the Florida Education Foundation Board, chair of FPN’s Education Funders Affinity Group, co-chair of the National Collaborative for Student Success and co-chair of the Grantmakers for Education Annual National Conference.

    Dr. Stacy Carlson joins FPN as President & CEO
  • Welcoming FPN's Newest Board Members

    “We are pleased to welcome Nancy, Eric and Marlene to the FPN Board of Directors,” said FPN Board Chair and Florida Blue Foundation Vice President Susan Towler. “Their experience and proven leadership in Florida’s philanthropic sector will strengthen our mission to promote and develop philanthropy in Florida.”

  • Florida Foundation Giving Reaches Record High

    Giving by Florida’s foundations reached a record-high $1.5 billion in 2013, increasing 15 percent from the previous year and 50 percent over a 10-year period, according to a new FPN report "Giving in Florida 2015." When adding in giving by individual Floridians, charitable giving in Florida totaled $16.3 billion.

    Giving in Florida 2015


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Leadership Circle

FPN is grateful to the following members for their support of FPN's mission and work, above their annual dues investment, of $5,000 or more in 2015:
  • Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
  • Community Foundation of Tampa Bay 
  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation
  • Health Foundation of South Florida
  • Helios Education Foundation
  • JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Quantum Foundation
  • Wells Fargo
  • Winter Park Health Foundation

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Duke Energy Foundation St. Petersburg, FL

Coral Gables Community Foundation Coral Gables, FL

CSX Jacksonville, FL

Florida Power and Light Juno Beach, FL

The Mosaic Company Lithia, FL

Florida Humanities Council St. Petersburg, FL