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St. Petersburg, FL
Fish and Wildlife Foundation seeks Major Gifts & Events Manager to work closely with President & CEO to manage the Foundation’s major ($10,000+) and principal ($1 million+) gifts fund raising program and associated events, including the Foundation’s annual BlueGreen Gala. S/he will manage the major gift fundraising components of the Foundation’s philanthropy database and the Foundation’s prospect tracking system, ensuring the timely and accurate entry of prospect information. S/he will organize prospect strategy meetings to help ensure the best possible cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies are in place for each prospective major donor.
St. Petersburg, FL
Annual Giving & Membership Manager postion at Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida. This position works closely with the President & CEO to build the foundation's annual support program and help ensure the Foundation meets its annual operating revenue targets. S/he will manage the Foundation’s direct-mail and e-mail fund raising solicitations and other strategies to build an increasingly large and diverse universe of annual financial supporters, making strategic use of the FWC database of 2.5 million Florida fishing and hunting license holders and other target audiences.
Giving by Florida’s foundations reached a record-high $1.5 billion in 2013, increasing 15 percent from the previous year and 50 percent over a 10-year period, according to a new report by Florida Philanthropic Network, Florida’s statewide association of grantmakers. When adding in giving by individual Floridians, charitable giving in Florida totaled $16.3 billion.
The report shows an employment rate of only 30% for people with disabilities (PWD), ages 16 – 65. Importantly, the research revealed a wide variation of the employment rate from county to county for people with disabilities. This was not true for workers without disabilities. The research was funded by a grant from The Able Trust, to obtain a benchmark employment rate for those they serve, as a primary gauge of the success of programs that The Able Trust funds, and as a measure of the outcomes of the combination of services offered through private and public organizations in the state to increase employment opportunities and actual employment for Floridians with disabilities.
Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter? is a national study of philanthropic practice that was done to help us understand how we are doing as a field. The study includes key findings which look at how grantmakers’ approaches to racial equity and culture connect to practice.
Join PEAK Grantmaking to sharpen your skills on reading the Form 990. Learn how to assess the financial and organizational health of grantee organizations by analyzing the Form 990 and reviewing financial statements.
Join PEAK Grantmaking for a professional development opportunity for grants management professionals.
Join PEAK Grantmaking's Florida chapter for a webinar and meet up for grants management professionals on October 18 in Winter Park, FL.
Join PEAK Grantmaking for a webinar on grant management systems on May 17, 2018 at 2 PM ET.
Join PEAK Grantmaking for a webinar on succeesful collaboration with nonprofits, funders, sector leaders and community members on February 1, 2018 at 2 PM ET.
The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity is one in a series of four publications on women’s status across Florida’s counties commissioned by the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network. This report is released in tandem with “The Status of Women in Florida by County: Population & Diversity,” which analyzes the demographics of women and men in the state.
Florida KIDS COUNT is part of a nationwide KIDS COUNT Network, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that tracks the status of children in the U.S. by providing policymakers, funders, non-profits and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being. Norin Dollard, Ph.D., recently spoke to FPN community foundation members on how foundations can utilize KIDS COUNT data for strategic planning, grant distribution decision-making, and education of boards, donors and the general public. Dollard provided case studies on how Florida KIDS COUNT data is being utilized by Grade Level Learning initiatives in Sarasota and Manatee County and how Women’s Foundations use Florida KIDS COUNT data to measure economic self-sufficiency of women and girls.
Fort Myers, FL
Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida is seeking an accomplished, focused Development professional with Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) or related experience to serve as Philanthropy Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Resident Services, s/he will be relationship-focused, motivated, results-oriented, resourceful, creative, highly energetic and intelligent, with exceptional interpersonal, communication, collaboration and organizational skills.
Florida Philanthropic Network board of directors has announced the appointment of its next President & CEO Stacy Carlson, Ph.D. after a comprehensive national search.
Florida Philanthropic Network has launched their new website on the Forum's Drupal-Salesforce Platform. Congratulations to the staff!
Florida Philanthropic Network’s recent sixth annual Statewide Summit on Philanthropy was their largest and most successful annual conference yet.
Florida is a natural partner for work in the aging arena right? Of course, we have been called “God’s waiting room” and the place where older Americans come to retire and snowbirds that drive south during winter to warm their bones.
Join the Minnesota Regional Chapter on October 30 for a discussion on how you can prepare for the next steps in your foundation career.
Join the Foundation Center and the Forum for a webinar on the Foundation Center’s latest analysis of social sector infrastructure funding by U.S. foundations from 2004 to 2015.