Florida Philanthropic Network is a statewide association of grantmakers working to strengthen philanthropy through research, education and public policy.
FPN President and CEO David Biemesderfer Named National Forum CEO
Philanthropic Network's President and CEO David Biemesderfer will
be leaving FPN after six years with the organization. David has
accepted the position of President and CEO of the
Regional Associations of Grantmakers in Washington, DC. His last
day at FPN will be December 31, 2015.
Click here to read a letter from FPN's Board Chair Susan Towler.
Registration Now Open!
Registration is open! The 2016 FPN Statewide Summit on
Philanthropy presented by Bank of America is coming to St.
Petersburg February 25-26, 2016! Despite its youth, Florida has a
history of philanthropic innovation and nonprofit success. We're
excited to bring a cast of nationally-renowned speakers who will
highlight important lessons from the past and inspire new thinking
for the future. Sign up for
and hear what’s worked to solve critical community problems, new
practices and concepts to advance our philanthropic work.
Help Us Present
a Strong, Unified Voice for Philanthropy in Tallahassee
Grantmakers in Florida Released
has released our latest list of Florida’s top 50 grantmakers,
ranked by both assets and
grants paid. The rankings, which
are based on 2013 data, give an indication that philanthropy is
growing in Florida. Total assets of the state’s 50 largest
grantmakers increased 24% from the previous year, and their total
giving rose 14%. [Learn
Grantmakers Examine Proven Solutions for Ending Homelessness in
University of Tampa study has documented striking cost savings
from using a Housing First model to end homelessness in the Tampa
Bay region. The Housing First model was implemented at a site in
Tampa called Cypress Landing, which opened in early 2013 with
support from Hillsborough County and Gracepoint Wellness and
funding from the federal government. [Learn