Building Philanthropy to Build a Better Florida
  • FPN Launches Search for Next President & CEO, Appoints Interim Leader

    FPN's board of directors has hired a search firm to find FPN's next President & CEO, following the announcement last month that current President & CEO David Biemesdefer will be leaving at the end of the year. Bill Hoffman has been appointed FPN's Interim President & CEO during the transition.

  • 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


  • Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Our Future

    Join us for the #2016FPN Statewide Summit on Philanthropy. Our eighth annual Summit will bring together Florida grantmakers to engage in thought-provoking conversations about Florida philanthropy's leadership role. The Summit will feature sessions where we can learn what’s worked to solve critical community problems, as well as hear about new practices and concepts to advance our philanthropic work.

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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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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