As a benefit of FPN membership, you can view the latest salary report for all Florida foundations, as well as separate reports breaking out Florida community foundation and Florida private foundation salary data. The data for these reports come from the 2016 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Survey, which is an annual initiative of the Council on Foundations conducted in partnership with the Foundation Center.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos triggered a vigorous debate and a torrent of tweets by seeking online advice last month about whether his billions would be put to better philanthropic use meeting immediate needs or fostering long-range change. To David Peter Stroh, co-founder of consulting firm Bridgeway Partners and the author of Systems Thinking for Social Change, it doesn’t have to be an either/or. In this interview, Mr. Stroh offers practical advice on how systems thinking can, to echo his book’s subtitle, solve complex problems, avoid unintended consequences and achieve lasting results.
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 is Americans for the Arts’ fifth study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry's impact on the economy. In 2015, Florida's Arts & Culture industry supported about 72,000 jobs and generated nearly $300 million in state government revenue.
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.
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.