Four leaders in Florida's philanthropy field have joined the Board of Directors of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers. At its meeting on January 30, 2013, FPN's Board elected Kim Bentley, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.; Matt Haggman, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; and Patricia Maddox, Winter Park Health Foundation, to three-year terms on the Board. The Directors also elected to bring back to the Board Susan Towler, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation, in May 2013.
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Two leaders in Florida's philanthropy field have joined the Board of Directors of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers. At its meeting on January 29, 2014, FPN's Board of Directors elected Miguel Milanes, Allegany Franciscan Ministries, and Ashley Smith Juarez, Emily Balz Smith Foundation, to three-year terms on the Board.
Meet the Board of Directors for the Florida Philanthropic Network:
What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.
Richard J. "Rick" Walsh was reelected after previously serving from 2007 to 2013. Walsh retired in 2007 following a 25-year career with Darden Restaurants. While with Darden, he served as Senior Vice-President Corporate Affairs and served on Darden's Executive Committee. Today he serves as CEO of the Knob Hill Companies, a media, investments, agriculture and business strategy enterprise, assisting established and emerging businesses develop and thrive.
Marion County, FL
The Marion County Hospital District is a governmental agency created by the Florida Legislature in 1965 to oversee healthcare for the residents of Marion County, Florida. The Hospital District is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees who are appointed to four year terms by the Marion County Board of County Commissioners. MCHD currently seeks an executive director responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Trustees.
A report by the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative tells the story of how FPN's Statewide Summit on Philanthropy helped accelerate the conversation between philanthropy and state government leaders in Florida.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is currently in the process of implementing changes made during the 2014 legislative session to Florida's Solicitation of Contributions Act - changes in which FPN played an advisory role. This February 2015 webinar, presented with Florida Nonprofit Alliance, provided an opportunity to learn about these changes firsthand from representatives from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
We all have something we’re proud of at our organizations - a new grants system, an innovative way to connect with grantees, an exciting program that is wildly successful, a new approach to evaluation – that we rarely get to talk about outside of our Foundations. FPN's Grants Managers Affinity Group (GMAG) hosted this webinar to share and learn what’s working well for Florida Grantmakers.
Florida Philanthropic Network seeks president and CEO to build on and further shape the voice of philanthropy in Florida.
Meet the staff members and consultants of Florida Philanthropic Network:
The May 2016 Tampa Bay Funders Forum (TBFF) will be the final installment of the 2015-2016 TBFF series until September. At this meeting FPN’s new President & CEO Stacy Carlson will be introduced as she shares her general vision for FPN moving forward. In addition to hearing from FPN’s new leader we will conclude a conversation which has taken shape over the past three TBFF luncheons.
Thanks to our colleagues at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy for this resource.
Private independent and family foundations make grants based on charitable endowments. They generally do not actively raise funds or seek public financial support, since they have endowments from which to make grants.
Two leaders in Florida’s philanthropy field have joined the Board of Directors of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of grantmakers. At its meeting on January 28, 2015, FPN’s Board of Directors welcomed Térèse Coudreaut Curiel, Vice President of Administration for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Miami; and Teri Hansen, President/CEO of Gulf Coast Community Foundation in Venice. Both new members were elected to three-year terms on the Board.
Donors Forum of South Florida, a regional association of funders in South Florida, has reached an agreement to merge with Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of foundations, corporate givers and other grantmaking organizations.
Florida Philanthropic Network President & CEO David Biemesderfer has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers in Arlington, Va., the largest network serving the philanthropic sector in America. The Forum's network of 34 regional associations of grantmakers collectively represent more than 5,000 private and community foundations, corporate givers and other philanthropic organizations.
With the Florida Legislature in session and healthcare coverage being an important topic, Florida Philanthropic Network, through our Florida Health Funders (FHF) member affinity group, has adopted the following position statement on the issue.
A sample form used by a foundation's board of directors to evaluation the chief executive officer.