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November 18, 2017

Non-profit/Philanthropy

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU's Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Walt Disney Company Commits $2.5 Million To Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

The Walt Disney Company announced a commitment of $2.5 million to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funds will help the response and recovery efforts of the American Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children, and other nonprofits. Read more »
Published on 9/13/2017

'Step Up For Students' Announces Record-Setting Support for Children

$61.2 million has been committed to the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, from Florida insurance companies. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2017

BJ's Wholesale Club Announces $100,000 Grant to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Grant will help secure, store and distribute fresh, healthy food to people facing hunger Read more »
Published on 8/18/2017

Soles4Souls Acquires Dignity U Wear

Letter from Nicola Barnack, Former President & CEO, Dignity U Wear, announcing the acquisition of Dignity U Wear: Read more »
Published on 7/14/2017

Florida Department of State Highlights $4.68 Billion Economic Impact of Arts and Culture in Florida

Arts & Economic Prosperity Report shows nonprofit arts and culture is a significant industry in the state of Florida Read more »
Published on 6/20/2017

Excitement builds as $100 million Moran gift comes to life at FSU

A year and a half after Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation gifted a record $100 million to Florida State University, the support already is transforming the university and... Read more »
Published on 6/5/2017

UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute receives national awards from InBIA

The Institute has been named the world's No. 1 biotech incubator. Read more »
Published on 5/18/2017

Report: Florida's non-profit sector provides payroll of $26 billion annually

In Florida, 83,000 non-profits statewide receive $90 billion in annual revenue Read more »
Published on 5/17/2017

Watch World's First Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world's first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch. Read more »
Published on 4/17/2017

Volunteer Florida Kicks Off April as Florida Volunteer Month

Every year, the state of Florida recognizes April as Florida Volunteer Month. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2017

Study shows free legal services for the poor are good for business

The Florida Bar Association is trying to make the case that programs which provide free representation by civil legal aid advocates in certain cases, should be funded because they are good for the economy. Read more »
Published on 2/10/2017

21 Florida city projects among 144 finalists in the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge

The Knight City Challenge, part of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, received more than 4,500 applications the 2017 competition. Each applicant had to respond to the question, What's your best idea to make cities more successful? 21 Florida projects are among the 144 finalists. All will move forward to the next phase of the national call for ideas to make the 26 Knight communities more successful. The 26 winners will receive a share of up to $5 million each. Read more »
Published on 1/17/2017

Carnival Corp. to donate $2 million to the National Museum of African American History & Culture

Carnival Corporation, through its philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, is donating $2 million to the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History & Culture. Read more »
Published on 9/29/2016

FAU's College of Business Receives $5 Million Gift from Phil and Susan Smith

Gift to create Center for Free Enterprise and name college's main tower Read more »
Published on 8/25/2016

UF, Disney team up to protect butterflies, sea turtles

When your life's work is protecting endangered species, progress is often marked in incremental victories. But the efforts of University of Florida researchers are taking a major leap forward through a Disney Conservation Fund initiative that aims to save threatened species from extinction. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2016

Brian and Kathryn Ballard donate building to house entrepreneurship school at FSU

Brian Ballard, CEO of Ballard Partners, and Kathryn Ballard, a Florida State University alumna and member of the FSU Board of Trustees, are giving the university a building valued at $1.1 million in downtown Tallahassee that will serve as the home of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and will be the physical centerpiece of Florida State's “entrepreneurial university” initiative. Read more »
Published on 2/10/2016

Early-stage investing

Tamiami Angels' Tim Cartwright talks about what makes a successful investment. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

New batons: Orchestras shine with new music directors

The top five professional orchestras in Florida all have new music directors — and all face the same challenges in fundraising and engaging a new generation of concert-goers. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

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