On Jan. 15, 2014, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam announced his legislative proposal to revise Florida's laws regulating charities and charitable solicitation. FPN supports the Commissioner's proposal.
“Place-based grantmaking” has become a popular term in philanthropic circles over the last several years.
Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers, has joined hundreds of Florida nonprofits in #GivingTuesday, a national movement to transform how people think about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways and help create a better world. Taking place on December 3, 2013, #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a national day dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are synonymous with holiday shopping.
Did you know that one of the best predictors of high school graduation and career success is whether or not a child can read proficiently by the end of third grade?
Florida Philanthropic Network President & CEO David Biemesderfer has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers in Arlington, Va., the largest network serving the philanthropic sector in America. The Forum's network of 34 regional associations of grantmakers collectively represent more than 5,000 private and community foundations, corporate givers and other philanthropic organizations.