Developed by CECP, in association with The Conference Board, Giving in Numbers: 2015 Edition is based on data from 271 companies, including 62 of the largest 100 companies in the Fortune 500. The sum of contributions across all respondents of the recent survey on 2014 contributions totaled more than $18.5 billion in cash and in-kind giving.
Thanks to our colleagues at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy for this resource.
Private independent and family foundations make grants based on charitable endowments. They generally do not actively raise funds or seek public financial support, since they have endowments from which to make grants.
This February 2015 FPN member webinar presented key findings from the 2014 United Way ALICE Report for Florida including the increase in the basic cost of living, the decrease in the availability of jobs that can support household necessities, and the shortage of housing that the majority of the state's jobs can afford. During the webinar the presenters shared how the data is being used by United Ways across Florida since the report's release in November 2014, and how FPN members can use the data to further philanthropic work in Florida.
This two-page fact sheet provides an easy-to-read overview of the lastest facts and figures on philanthropy in Florida.
This FPN research report offers an outlook for Florida grantmaking in 2012, based on FPN's statewide survey of Florida foundations and corporate grantmakers.
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).
Florida's nonprofit sector is a robust industry and huge economic engine, according to this report conducted for Florida Philanthropic Network by Dr. Lester Salamon at Johns Hopkins University's Center for Civil Society. But even though it is strong, Florida's nonprofit sector lags behind the nation and other bellwether states on many variables, and is not big enough to meet the demands of a continuously growing and diverse population.
Foundations must give serious thought to how much should be given away today and what should be saved for the future. Written with a particular advocacy position, this academic paper from the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations provides a good summary of both sides of the foundation payout debate.