Florida's foundations and corporations expect their charitable giving to remain stable in 2012 from 2011 levels, according to a new 2012 Florida Grantmaking Outlook Report by Florida Philanthropic Network. After dropping in 2009 and 2010 due to the economic downturn, the state's foundation giving is estimated to have leveled off to approximately $1.26 billion in 2011 and to remain at that level through 2012.
A full house packed the breakout session with Allison Fine at FPN’s Statewide Summit on Philanthropy to learn more about networked foundations and the cultures that make them possible.
The Florida Philanthropic Network’s 2012 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy is off to a fabulous start – inspiration, innovation and fresh approaches from some of the country’s leading philanthropic thinkers.
The first night of Florida Philanthropic Network’s 2012 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy featured something new at the Summit: A Dinner & A Movie event, sponsored by Wells Fargo.
In this new age of technology and tools, where can people go to learn about their community’s nonprofit sector to help make informed decisions about community needs and charitable giving?
In 2012, Floridians could see significant changes in the state’s Medicaid program that could impact vulnerable populations of concern to many grantmakers in Florida.
Food typically plays a prominent role in year-end holiday festivities, so it seems like a particularly appropriate time to look at the growing crisis of hunger and food insecurity here in Florida.
Florida Philanthropic Network led a team of 15 Florida grantmakers to Washington, D.C., on March 9, 2011, for visits with 25 members of Florida'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.