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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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.
SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy
February 2 - 3, 2017
Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club St. Petersburg, FL
Each year, Florida foundations travel to D.C.
Florida's nonprofit sector is a robust industry and huge economic engine, according to this report conducted for Florida Philanthropic Network by Dr. Lester Salamon at Johns Hopkins University's Center for Civil Society. But even though it is strong, Florida's nonprofit sector lags behind the nation and other bellwether states on many variables, and is not big enough to meet the demands of a continuously growing and diverse population.
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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.
Grantmakers often struggle to make evaluation and learning meaningful to anyone outside their organizations. Not only is evaluation conducted primarily for internal purposes, but it is usually completed by grantmakers entirely on their own — with no outside learning partners except perhaps an external evaluator — and provides little value and may even be burdensome to grantees or other stakeholders.
A number of arts and non-arts funders have recognized the power of arts and culture to help tackle community development challenges and opportunities. In this session we’ll gain some insights into what is being learned from a national effort to develop tools and methods to better understand how, and under what conditions, the integration of arts and culture into comprehensive community development can contribute to economic, social, physical and cultural changes that generate greater opportunity for people in low-income neighborhoods.
This webinar covers topics on how societal investment correlates with financial performance, giving trends, the way companies measure societal outcomes and/or impacts.
Meet the staff members and consultants of Florida Philanthropic Network:
FPN's affinity group Florida Women's Funding Alliance (FWFA)launched a major project, commissioning the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) to conduct a groundbreaking study on the Status of Women in Florida by County. This work will position FWFA to develop actionable policy recommendations as well as educate our colleagues about the need to focus enhanced resources to shift Florida's grade of D+ to an A relative to the status of women in our state. Read more.
In late January Dan Pallotta was the closing keynote speaker for Florida Philanthropic Network’s 2013 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy, and people in Florida philanthropy who heard him are still talking about his remarks to this day.
More than 30 representatives of philanthropy, nonprofits, government, education and law enforcement gathered in Tampa on July 16, 2009, in an FPN co-sponsored convening to engage in a cross-sector discussion on how to create effective youth gang prevention and intervention strategies in Hillsborough County.