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St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce: Sold Out Greenhouse Program to Support ...

Release Date: 
05/15/2018

St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.

In partnership with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, the St. Petersburg Greenhouse will host a sold out 8-week Ice House Entrepreneurship Program to aid in identifying new revenue opportunities for existing nonprofits in the greater St. Petersburg area.

A Challenge, not a Competition

Release Date: 
05/05/2018

Philanthropy is not exclusive, it’s for everyone. This week’s 24-hour Giving Challenge raised more than 74,000 gifts from almost 50,000 people.

While the buzz of those 24 hours causes a whirlwind of excitement throughout our community, the real magic is what happens leading up to the challenge. For months, participating nonprofits have been coming together as an organization, pulling their board, staff and volunteers together for an “all hands on deck, full steam ahead” approach to increase their capacity and make the most out of this almost too-good-to-be-true opportunity to raise unrestricted funding and matching dollars from The Patterson Foundation. 

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34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference to be Held in Central Florida May 9-11

Release Date: 
05/04/2018

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) will be hosting the 34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference next week at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary. This premier three-day literacy event offers adult and family literacy practitioners, volunteers and adult learners the opportunity to develop new skills and strategies to boost learning outcomes. The conference will include a wide range of sessions presented by local, state and national adult literacy educators.

During this event, Florida Blue Foundation will also be announcing 2018 health literacy grant that will be awarded to 14 Florida organizations. Another highlight will include FLC's Annual Meeting, in which the 2018 Adult Learner Essay Book, On Our Way, will be unveiled

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