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Community foundation solicits nominations for Women of Initiative

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06/09/2016

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County is accepting nominations for the 2017 Women of Initiative Awards. Presented each spring, the award recognizes 10 women who are an inspiration to all women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement.

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Dr. Stacy Carlson appointed President & CEO of Florida Philanthropic Network

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03/15/2016

Florida Philanthropic Network board of directors has announced the appointment of its next President & CEO Stacy Carlson, Ph.D. Carlson was selected after a comprehensive national search led by FPN’s executive search committee along with talent management consultancy Career Partners International. She will assume responsibilities April 11.

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FPN announces 3 new board members for 2016

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03/08/2016

Joining the Board of Directors are Nancy Gidusko, director, corporate citizenship at Walt Disney World Resort; Eric Kelly, president of Quantum Foundation; and Marlene Spalten, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.

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Status of Women in Florida by County Project is Launched

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02/10/2016

TAMPA, Fla. – In response to Florida’s D+ rating on the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) 2015 report, the Florida Women's Funding Alliance (FWFA) is commissioning a groundbreaking study of women in Florida by county. FWFA, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN), will look deeper into key areas – population and diversity, poverty and opportunity, health and well-being, and employment and earnings – to develop actionable policy recommendations to shift that D+ to an A for Florida women.

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Florida Foundation Giving Reaches Record High

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12/18/2015

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 report by Florida Philanthropic Network, Florida’s statewide association of grantmakers. When adding in giving by individual Floridians, charitable giving in Florida totaled $16.3 billion.

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FPN Launches Florida Women's Funding Alliance

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05/08/2015

Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of philanthropic organizations, welcomes its newest member affinity group, the Florida Women's Funding Alliance, that seeks to transform the lives of women and girls through members' collective voice and resources.

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