Building Philanthropy for a Better Florida



Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

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Florida Philanthropic Network has partnered with Independent Sector to disseminate a co-branded version of the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice as a means to provide a strong guide for private foundations and public charities that aspire to high standards of governance and ethical practice.


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

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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 February 2015 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.


Floridians' Charitable Giving & Views on Nonprofit Leadership

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The vast majority of Floridians made financial contributions to charitable organizations in 2008, and most gave the same or more to charity in 2008 than in previous year. That's one of the key findings of Leadership Florida's Third Annual Sunshine State Survey, a statewide survey of Florida residents that included questions on charitable giving for the first time in the survey's history.


Community news and events for Dec. 11 and beyond

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The Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County has extended the deadline to apply for the January 2018 Angelica G. Muns Nursing Scholarship cycle to 5 p.m. Friday.

Applicants must be enrolled in a certified nursing program and commit to continued employment in an acute care hospital in Marion County two years post-graduation/licensing and maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout their schooling. Interested nursing students can visit, hospital places of employment or schools in which they are enrolled.


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