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.
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This FPN research report provides the latest facts, figures and trends for charitable giving by Florida individuals, foundations and corporations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn more about FPN membership benefits for out-of-state foundations.
SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy
February 2 - 3, 2017
Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club St. Petersburg, FL
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 Bar Foundation President Donny MacKenzie serves on the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, which has made headway for a Clay County pilot program to improve access to the legal system. The pilot program could serve as a statewide model to provide information and guidance on legal services online.
On May 6, 2011, the Florida Legislature passed a $69.7 billion budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year beginning July 1, down from a $70.4 billion budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. To help our members understand how the budget will impact Florida's nonprofit sector, Florida Philanthropic Network has prepared a summary report of some items in the budget that are of particular interest to Florida grantmakers regarding state funding of the nonprofits that they support.
A statement from Florida Philanthropic Network for the Ways and Means Committee’s February 14, 2013 Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions.
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.