Watch the recording and download slides from Medicaid in Small Towns and Rural Florida: A Lifeline for Children, Families, and Communities, presented by Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and FPN's Florida Health Funders as part of our continued partnership on health policy research.
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Moving the needle to create equity is no easy task. In order to create measurable change, foundations and other educational organizations must be willing to take risks and try new innovative approaches to support students. During this webinar, participants learned about work that the Helios Education Foundation, Florida Philanthropic Network and the Florida College Access Network are leading in compiling such practices and innovative programs.
The AARP Public Policy Institute released a fact sheet on how the American Health Care Act would reshape health care coverage and affordability. The fact sheet highlights the higher premiums that would be charged in high-risk pools. Annual premiums could range from $19,330 to $38,600 depending on the state.
The United Way ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Project presents a broad picture of financial insecurity at the state, county and town level, and the reasons for why. Webinar attendees received an orientation to the ALICE Report and an update on the trends since the 2014 study was released. The 2017 data, information and implications will be discussed in an interactive format. Watch below to learn about the report’s policy implications and how the research is being used in Tallahassee.
This one-pager highlights key findings in poverty and the gender wage gap from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. In Florida, 15.4 percent of women aged 18 and older live in poverty, placing the state among the bottom third in the country.
This one-pager highlights key findings in health insurance from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. Women’s coverage rates are higher than men’s in every racial and ethnic group; yet Florida ranks 50th in the nation for its share of nonelderly women with health insurance.
This one-pager highlights key findings in higher education from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. Florida ranks in the bottom third of the nation for the percent of women with a bachelor’s degree or higher.
This one-pager highlights key findings in business ownership from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. Florida is among the states with the largest number of women-owned businesses and the greatest growth in women-owned businesses.
The world has changed dramatically since the first community foundation opened its doors in 1914. Today, these organizations play vital roles in more than 750 communities, but they also face competition from new philanthropy vehicles. This report looks at resources and tools that can help community foundations continue to identify and meet needs in their communities.
Learn what happened in key education areas during this annual Legislative Session debrief -- what it all means for our students, teachers and schools. Hosted in conjunction with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, watch the recording below for insights on policy and budget outcomes. Senator David Simmons, Chair of the Florida Senate's Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K-12 Education, was the featured speaker.
On this webinar, Catholic Charities Senior Director of Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship Matthew Zieger discusses how Catholic Charities utilizes business and investment models to enhance outcomes, transform opportunity creation, and break the cycle of poverty. Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Vice President of Community Impact Matt Spence also shares how nonprofit social enterprises assist in program sustainability and impact, create additional social returns for aligned funders, and what to consider when assessing a nonprofit organization’s readiness to establish a social enterprise or microenterprise development program.
GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, has released GuideStar Local Nonprofit Directory, a comprehensive nonprofit search and directory capability that can be installed on any community foundation's website in minutes. With GuideStar Local Nonprofit Directory, a community foundation or local giving initiative can focus donor intelligence on nonprofits in the community it serves without having to build a custom solution or pay expensive maintenance costs.
In this webinar co-hosted by Florida Philanthropic Network and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, funders learn about the state’s newcomer population, their contributions to the Sunshine State, and how the Executive Orders and recent proposed policies may impact immigrant families and affect Florida’s communities. We explore how funders at the local, state, and national levels have integrated an understanding of the needs and contributions of newcomers into their work across multiple funding areas, including health, poverty reduction, economic opportunity and education.
For this suite of resources, GrantCraft captured the wisdom of philanthropic leaders who have participated in multi-party advocacy collaboratives and conducted a literature scan of how foundations talk about advocacy-focused collaborative work.
To accelerate and expand an emerging drive to improve the experience of rural aging, GIA is leading a three-year program, Creating a Sustainable Network for the Rural Aging Movement. The initiative seeks to connect and support key players concerned with rural aging, share knowledge, expand the resources and services available to older adults in rural areas, and is supported by a grant from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies.
In celebration of Older Americans month this May, the Census Bureau has released a profile of facts on older Americans. The profile highlights data on several topics ranging from population, to income and poverty, to voting.
These interactive maps from Georgetown University CCF show the percent of children and adults covered by Medicaid (and in the case of children, CHIP) in each congressional district. Compare your Congressional districts with other areas of the country based on the 114th Congress. You can zoom out and see how your district compares to other parts of the country or download a state-specific handout to see the full break-out of sources of health care coverage by district in your entire state.
New data-driven portrait of the American population, government’s finances and government’s impact on society. Federal, state and local data from more than 70 government sources.
The federal policy landscape is in flux, and health care is among the top priorities of this Congress and the new administration. Download the slides and listen to the recording of this Florida Health Funders webinar with Joan Alker, executive director and research professor at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, as she discusses how various policy proposals to alter or repeal the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program could impact healthcare in Florida — especially for children.
To learn more about limited life foundations’ decisions to spend down — and the ways in which they grapple with several important issues along their journey to pursuing their goals in a finite period of time — CEP conducted in-depth interviews with leaders of 11 limited life foundations.