This FPN research report provides the latest facts, figures and trends for charitable giving by Florida individuals, foundations and corporations.
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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.
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.
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.
FPN's Florida Health Funders member affinity group presented a briefing on April 15 in Tallahassee to help inform policymakers and stakeholders with up-to-date information about health coverage for Florida's children.
Join us for this FPN member webinar with Enroll America’s Florida State Director, Nicholas Duran, and National Development Director, David Elin, as they discuss the state of health care enrollment in Florida and nationally.
Philanthropic organizations in Florida know that a quality education can improve Floridians’ lives in vital ways, and greatly enhance the overall well-being of our communities. That is why Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN), through our Education Funders Affinity Group, has announced our support for establishing a statewide goal to have 60% of working-age Floridians possess post-secondary degrees or certifications by the year 2025.
Florida Philanthropic Network, in partnership with the Florida Nonprofit Alliance (FNA), launched the Florida Charitable Advisory Partnership (FCAP) in February with a kick-off meeting in Tallahassee. Comprised of philanthropic, community and charitable leaders in Florida, FCAP will advise state charity regulators on matters pertinent to Florida's charitable nonprofit sector.
Online news service for state public policy information from Pew Charitable Trusts; focus on important state-level issues such as healthcare, tax and budget policy, the environment, welfare reform, and more.
The first statewide overview of philanthropy in Florida, this 32-page report gives a comprehensive look at Florida foundations and individual donors. The report also looks at the scope and focus of charitable giving, comparing Florida to other southeastern states and to the nation.
Learn more about FPN membership benefits for out-of-state foundations.
FPN’s 2016 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy will feature sessions where we can learn what’s worked to solve critical community problems, as well as hear about new practices and concepts to advance our philanthropic work.
FPN partnered with Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families and Grantmakers in Health for a recent webinar discussion on the state of children's health coverage in Florida. This webinar gave Florida funders the opportunity to hear from those in the field working hard to build a comprehensive approach to covering kids and families in Florida.
Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where - anywhere in our state, anytime and with just a few clicks. Access to accurate, up-to-date grantmaking data is critical to understanding the funding landscape and ensuring that your giving is as effective as it can be. This February 2015 member webinar shared about the campaign to "Get on the Map" and how FPN members can help fuel the new Florida Philanthropic Network Foundation Map, a tool that will provide continuous and interactive access to up-to-date information on Florida's philanthropic investments.
This February 2015 FPN member webinar presented key findings from the 2014 United Way ALICE Report for Florida including the increase in the basic cost of living, the decrease in the availability of jobs that can support household necessities, and the shortage of housing that the majority of the state's jobs can afford. During the webinar the presenters shared how the data is being used by United Ways across Florida since the report's release in November 2014, and how FPN members can use the data to further philanthropic work 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.