Chris Johnson, FPN's Director of Programs & Learning, teamed up with Will Kauffman of Southeastern Council of Foundations and Emily Wexler of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations to lead a session at the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) annual conference titled "Learning Together in Place: Enhancing Your Impact through Regional Associations and Other Member Networks."
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Embark. It’s the first action of an important journey. The moment when you decide to leave the past behind and venture into an uncharted future. This fall, you’re invited to Miami to join more than 1,000 forward-thinking leaders and professionals who are on a journey to radically improve the nonprofit and philanthropic sector.
This teleconference, presented by FPN’s Florida Health Funders Affinity Group, will be a recap of the recent Florida legislative session with a specific emphasis on health policy related issues.
The 2015 Animal Grantmakers Conference will be held November 12-15, in Gainesville, Florida.
Florida Philanthropic Network Members receive 50% discount to the Social Impact Exchange’s 2016 Conference on Scaling Impact, June 22-23 – New York City.
This two-page educational brief provides an overview of key issues for Florida policymakers and stakeholders to consider around the issue of Florida's decision on whether or not to receive federal Medicaid expansion funding.
This educational brief, authored by Joan Alker, Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families at the Georgetown University Policy Institute, describes the current state of childrens health coverage in Florida. The brief shows that Florida's rate of uninsured children has declined over the last five years but remains one of the highest in the nation. In the brief, Alker offers several policy issues and changes that may impact the number of uninsured children in Florida in the future.
These slides are from a presentation given by Joan Alker, Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, for an informational briefing on February 19, 2014, in Tallahassee. In the briefing Alker presented the most salient facts and data about the Medicaid expansion issue and its implications for Florida, and described how some other states are handling the Medicaid expansion issue. The briefing was hosted by FPN and its Florida Health Funders member affinity group.
A newly released FPN educational brief explores children's health coverage in Florida. This December 2014 webinar discusses the bried. Florida's rate of uninsured children has declined in recent years, though it remains considerably higher than that of the nation and other southeastern states. This encouraging trend could be disrupted, however, by policy decisions in 2015 that could negatively impact as many as 400,000 children.
These two-page Issue Briefs describe the perspectives of FPN's Education Funders Affinity Group on key public education issues.
Join your grantmaking colleagues for a timely conversation about Florida’s immigrants. We’ll explore how addressing the needs of Florida’s immigrant population can advance diverse philanthropic priorities, including education, health, poverty alleviation, workforce and economic development, civic engagement and more.
Moving the needle on critical social problems often doesn’t happen without advocacy and policy playing an important role, and funders can play a bigger role in this area than many people realize. In this session we’ll hear from the Alliance for Justice (AFJ) about the key benefits foundations gain when they include advocacy strategies in their work, and the top pieces of advice from nonprofit advocates to foundations. Content for the session is based on AFJ’s new "Funding Change Playbook.”
In 2015, downtown Jacksonville saw the grand opening of the Jessie Ball duPont Center, a renovated library that provides offices for nonprofits and work and gathering spaces for the community in an energy-efficient environment with state-of-the-art technology. The Center was made possible through an innovative community investment approach by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, which holds the Center as an asset in its investment portfolio. The Fund has chosen to invest a small portion of its assets for the benefit of the community rather than for the rate of return on the endowment.
The Home for Life Issue Brief covers programs involving aging in place.
Florida Philanthropic Network is a statewide association of grantmakers working to strengthen philanthropy through research, education and public policy. FPN's members are private independent, corporate and family foundations, community foundations, public charity grantmakers and corporate giving programs -- from Miami to Jacksonville; Naples to Pensacola -- who hold over $6.5 billion in assets and invest over $430 million annually (excluding members located outside Florida) to improve the quality of life for our citizens. Our members vary widely in size, type, years of existence and program interests, but they all share a commitment to building philanthropy to build a better Florida. FPN is the only funder network that serves the entire state of Florida and only the state of Florida.
Florida Philanthropic Network delivers regional and statewide education opportunities where members learn useful ideas and effective practices on a variety of topics and interest areas. FPN offers opportunities for members to participate in regular teleconferences, webinars, in-person meetings and regional programming to help you develop key skills and learn from regional and national experts in the field. Annually, we host a statewide philanthropy conference.
FPN's members are private independent, corporate and family foundations, community foundations, public charity grantmakers and corporate giving programs
- from Miami to Jacksonville; Naples to Pensacola - who hold over $6.5 billion in assets and invest over $430 million annually (excluding members located outside Florida) to improve the quality of life for our citizens.
Learn more about FPN membership benefits for corporate grantmakers.
In addition to FPN benefits, family foundations can take advantage of specific benefits, including access to National Center for Family Philanthropy webinars and resource center. View the full list of benefits.