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Florida Philanthropy Leaders Join Florida Philanthropic Network Board of Directors

Release Date: 
02/11/2013

Four leaders in Florida's philanthropy field have joined the Board of Directors of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers. At its meeting on January 30, 2013, FPN's Board elected Kim Bentley, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.; Matt Haggman, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; and Patricia Maddox, Winter Park Health Foundation, to three-year terms on the Board. The Directors also elected to bring back to the Board Susan Towler, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation, in May 2013.

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FPN Update: New Federal Law Preserves the Charitable Deduction

Release Date: 
01/01/2013

On January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8, as amended) in a deal to avert the fiscal cliff, and President Obama signed the bill into law on January 2. Here are key highlights from the new law that are most relevant to philanthropy.

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Capping the Charitable Deduction Will Hurt Floridians

Release Date: 
12/12/2012

As Congress reconvenes for the year-end lame duck session to address a number of critical tax and spending issues related to the fiscal cliff, there are reports that a cap on the value of the charitable deduction is under consideration as a potential short-term revenue solution.

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