Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas, who represents Florida's 24th District in Congress, introduced the IRA Charitable Giving Act on May 14, 2009, to extend the tax-free treatment of distributions from individual retirement plans for charitable purposes. Kosmas decided to introduce the bill after a visit to her office by representatives of Florida Philanthropic Network in March.
Florida Philanthropic Network led a team of Florida grantmakers to Washington, D.C., on March 25, 2009, for visits with a record-high 23 members of the state's congressional delegation and their staffs, as part of the annual Foundations on the Hill event, which was co-sponsored by the Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Power crews with Pike Electric from across the United States prepare their trucks in Pembroke Pines to respond to power outages. Taimy Alvarez Sun ...
Gulf Coast Community Foundation has selected 27 nonprofit board members from across the region to participate in the next class of its Gulf Coast Board Institute.
Barbara Ibarra, director of Miami Homes for All, said her group seeks to move away from temporary shelters and toward more permanent housing solutions.
With a grant from the Phoenix-based Helios Education Foundation, Childsplay is implementing the one-year EYEPplay program in preschool classrooms in Arizona.
The Community Foundation of Collier County is teaming up with the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation during its fourth annual day of giving.
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Here, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, United Way Suncoast, the Salvation Army and a host of other organizations and nonprofits are working on education programs, economic supports, and health and well-being initiatives to help
MONROE, La. (KNOE) The Monroe Fire Department received a $20,000 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The money will be ...