Florida Philanthropic Network led a team of 15 Florida grantmakers to Washington, D.C., on March 9, 2011, for visits with 25 members of Florida's congressional delegation and their staffs, as part of the annual Foundations on the Hill event, which was co-sponsored by the Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
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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 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.
This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.
Joining the Board of Directors are Nancy Gidusko, director, corporate citizenship at Walt Disney World Resort; Eric Kelly, president of Quantum Foundation; and Marlene Spalten, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.
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.
Members of Florida Philanthropic Network
This Foundations on the Hill 2016 toolkit for FPN members covers meeting with your legislators, key messages in 2016 legislation and social media engagement. Information provided by Florida Philanthropic Network, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and Council on Foundations.
TechSoup helps nonprofits and Foundations save significant amounts of money on technology software, hardware, services, and training. Watch this informational webinar to learn how your foundation can benefit from this FREE membership.
CF Insights asks a simple but important question – What if each community foundation could know what all community foundations collectively know? Learn how to provide up-to-date profile and financial data to CF Insights, and how to use the platform to run reports illuminating your operating model and performance in comparison to your peers.
St. Petersburg, FL
Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg seeks Director of Communications and Public Affairs responsible for developing, monitoring and managing the communication, marketing, advocacy and public affairs strategies necessary to successfully establish the foundation as the leading galvanizer of population health improvements and the "go-to" authority in this space.
Punta Gorda, FL
Charlotte Community Foundation seeks a seasoned professional with a results-driven approach to management and a demonstrated ability to form successful partnerships as its next CEO. The CEO will function as the primary spokesperson and public face for the Foundation and may come from either a non-profit or a for-profit background.
Heart of Florida United Way seeks next President/CEO to provide strong, innovative change leadership focused on maximizing the role of the United Way in achieving value for investors and greater impact in the community; develop strategies for increasing financial resources linked to community priorities in health and human services and expand “scalable” results; create and build awareness of the United Way’s role in the community and assures involvement of its diverse constituencies.
A statement from Florida Philanthropic Network for the Ways and Means Committee’s February 14, 2013 Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions.
This two-page fact sheet provides an easy-to-read overview of the lastest facts and figures on philanthropy in Florida.
This FPN research report offers an outlook for Florida grantmaking in 2012, based on FPN's statewide survey of Florida foundations and corporate grantmakers.
The vast majority of Floridians made financial contributions to charitable organizations in 2008, and most gave the same or more to charity in 2008 than in previous year. That's one of the key findings of Leadership Florida's Third Annual Sunshine State Survey, a statewide survey of Florida residents that included questions on charitable giving for the first time in the survey's history.
This 12-page white paper, developed by FPN's Education Funders Affinity Group, describes the valuable role that philanthropy plays in public education in Florida. It explains how philanthropy can best help policymakers in improving public education - with expertise, connections, reputation & convening power, and as risk takers - and provides some profiles of how foundations are working across the state to help strengthen public education.
These two-page Issue Briefs describe the perspectives of FPN's Education Funders Affinity Group on key public education issues.