Since 2005, Florida Blue Foundation has recognized 15 individuals and 58 programs and organizations working to make Florida a healthier state.
Wells Fargo unveils five-year Corporate Social Responsibility effort focused on diversity and social inclusion, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability.
United Way Suncoast Individual Development Account (IDA) program matches savings to help low-income residents buy a home, attend school or open a small business. In 2015 United Way Suncoast invested more than $1.8 million into the Sarasota region.
At its annual Spring Grant Reception earlier this week, Manatee Community Foundation awarded more than $148,000 to 43 local organizations including Felts Audubon Preserve, Turning Points, Manatee Library Foundation, Anna Maria Island Community Center and United Way of Manatee County.
Helios Education Foundation's Creating Opportunities for Success – 2015 Annual Report celebrates the success of students impacted through initiatives in Arizona and Florida. Helios invested nearly $12 million in programs impacting education, including supporting the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities to create a unique collaboration among the University of South Florida, University of Central Florida and Florida International University that will impact thousands of first-generation, minority and underrepresented students in Florida's three largest metropolitan areas.
Community Foundation of Collier County, Naples Daily News, United Way of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation are partnering to help stock the shelves of Collier County food pantries for the lean days of summer. Bring non-perishable food items to the newspaper's themed events each Friday through June 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
An anonymous donor gave $200,000 to Manatee Community Foundation to help with the county's indigent health care problem. County commissioners agreed to partner with the foundation, using the money to hire a new Health Care Service Manager with a two-year contract.
A look at Sarah Owen's role as President & CEO of Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Owen hopes to encourage other community foundations to try new ideas in her new role as 2016 chairwoman of the Community Foundations of Florida.
FPN's affinity group Florida Women's Funding Alliance (FWFA)launched a major project, commissioning the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) to conduct a groundbreaking study on the Status of Women in Florida by County. This work will position FWFA to develop actionable policy recommendations as well as educate our colleagues about the need to focus enhanced resources to shift Florida's grade of D+ to an A relative to the status of women in our state. Read more.
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.