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How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.
Community Foundations of Florida is a member network of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers dedicated to building philanthropy to build a better Flo
Florida's community foundations connect people who care with causes that matter to make a difference in their communities.
Earlier this month FPN staff and members met with elected officials and their legislative aides to personally discuss their work and the importance of philanthropy. Community Foundation of Sarasota County Corporate Counsel Betsy Pennewill reflects below on creating visibility for foundations on Capitol Hill and this year's key public policy issues.
This FPN research report provides the latest facts, figures and trends for charitable giving by Florida individuals, foundations and corporations.
Florida's nonprofit sector is a robust industry and huge economic engine, according to this report conducted for Florida Philanthropic Network by Dr. Lester Salamon at Johns Hopkins University's Center for Civil Society. But even though it is strong, Florida's nonprofit sector lags behind the nation and other bellwether states on many variables, and is not big enough to meet the demands of a continuously growing and diverse population.
Click below to review FPN's Form 990s from previous years.
20% of Florida tax filers – at every income level – reported making contributions on their federal tax returns, using the itemizer schedule to report and claim their deductions. This infographic breaks down the numbers to show the importance of the charitable deduction in Florida.