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.
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.
This FPN research report provides the latest facts, figures and trends for charitable giving by Florida individuals, foundations and corporations.
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.
This FPN research update provides the latest data on Florida's 258 largest foundations, which held combined assets of more than $15 billion at the end of 2006 (the most recent year for which complete data are available).
The second cycle of Tau Grants will support outreach for the 2020 Census and/or Voter Registration for organizations, programs, or initiatives working in targeted communities that have historically low rates of participation in the Census and voter turnout.
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 www.ocalafoundation.org/scholarship, hospital places of employment or schools in which they are enrolled.
Healthy Central Florida is hosting its fifth annual Health Innovation Grants Workshop, dolling out mini-grants from a $25,000 pot, to projects focused on healthy eating and active lifestyle. Healthy Central Florida is a community-based partnership founded by Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation.
The Florida Blue Foundation has roughly $4.3 million for grants split between two programs focused on improving mental and behavioral health and health service deliveries.
Florida Humanities Council Community Project Grants provide support for the planning and implementation of public humanities programs and resources that meet the needs and interests of local communities. Mini-grants of up to $5,000 for local humanities projects are now available. Application deadline is August 15.