While the number of new HIV cases are dropping across the United States, three times as many people are diagnosed in South Florida compared to other parts of the country.
This one-pager highlights key findings in poverty and the gender wage gap from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. In Florida, 15.4 percent of women aged 18 and older live in poverty, placing the state among the bottom third in the country.
The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity is one in a series of four publications on women’s status across Florida’s counties commissioned by the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network. This report is released in tandem with “The Status of Women in Florida by County: Population & Diversity,” which analyzes the demographics of women and men in the state.
Highlights from the Funders Together Florida Summer Meeting Addressing Youth Homelessness from a Funders' Perspective
August 30, 2016
Winter Park, FL
Funders Together Florida Summer Meeting
Presented by Funders Together Florida, a Florida Philanthropic Network affinity group working to end homelessness in the state.
Quantum Foundation is a long-time supporter of True Fast Outreach Ministries. From its first grant of $5,000 to its most recent grant of $100K, True Fast Outreach Ministries has been providing better links to health services and meaningful community impact with funding support from Quantum Foundation.
The report shows an employment rate of only 30% for people with disabilities (PWD), ages 16 – 65. Importantly, the research revealed a wide variation of the employment rate from county to county for people with disabilities. This was not true for workers without disabilities. The research was funded by a grant from The Able Trust, to obtain a benchmark employment rate for those they serve, as a primary gauge of the success of programs that The Able Trust funds, and as a measure of the outcomes of the combination of services offered through private and public organizations in the state to increase employment opportunities and actual employment for Floridians with disabilities.
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the well-being of children in the United States. By providing high-quality data and trend analysis through its KIDS COUNT Data Center, the Foundation seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children — and to raise the visibility of children's issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens.
The new Genesis Community Health clinic in partnership with Boca Helping Hands aims to provide quality healthcare access in a city where less than 3% of low-income patients are being seen at existing centers. Genesis is funded through U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Quantum Foundation and Palm Healthcare Foundation.
In 2009, eighteen funders in northeast Ohio joined together in the Human Services Strategic Restructuring Pilot Project (the Collaborative) to examine how to support nonprofit organizations in strategic restructurings.
Dr. Ellen Bassuk, President of the National Center on Family Homelessness, spoke at an FPN Teleconference on April 2, 2009, about the troubling status of homeless children in Florida and proposed solutions to end homelessness among children in our state.