Florida Association of Nonprofits – Newsflash!

"Interpressionism" Grandissimo Arte Event

The Aftrican-American Research Library and Cultural Center at Sistrunk Blvd. is presenting an exhibit by Florida Nonprofits’ member Master Painter Daniel Austin on May 11 at 6 pm introducing “Interpressionism.”  The exhibit, covering 5,000 sq. feet, is a compilation of 35 years of research and achievement. Some one-of-a-kind pieces will be unveiled for the first time at the opening reception. The artist reception is by invitation only.  Click here for more information.

From the April 2018 Florida Nonprofits’ Wz New? newsletter.  Click on any headline to read more.

Let Donors Know Your Story

Google is offering a new site that enables people impacted by nonprofit programs to post images and comments about the nonprofit. Donors like knowing the information comes from the population served. Learn how to use the platform to find new donors, like Florida Nonprofits’ member Planet Startup did.

Chance to Network with Others from the Nonprofit Sector

You are cordially invited to a Meet & Greet networking event hosted by Florida Nonprofits. Please join us at Anthony’s Runway 84 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday, April 18. Click here for more information or here to register.

Get Certified in Nonprofit Management

The Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management provides motivating and stimulating classes to assist the professional development of anyone involved in the nonprofit sector. The 11-class series is offered in two formats:

  • an accelerated, intensive four-day session
  • ongoing, (rolling) monthly classes that can be completed in five months

We are pleased to announce that the next intensive four-day session will be July 12-15, 2018 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in conjunction with the FSAE (Florida Society of Association Executives) 2018 Annual Conference.


"Florida Nonprofits Networking Event at Chima Brazilian Steak House" "BlackTie Registration Link"

Networking Event at Anthony’s Runway 84
April 18, 2018

"Florida Nonprofits' Networking Event April 18, 2018 at Anthony's Runway 84"

Networking Event at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge
February 28, 2018

"Modern Sixties Wine Lounge" We had a great time at the networking event at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge on February 28. Many thanks to Rebecca Brown for her hospitality, great wine and scrumptious nibbles. You can see us all having a great time in the fantastic photos taken by Don Parchment.

"Board Members Maria Hidalgo, Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, and Alyce Zahniser"

Board Members Maria Hidalgo, Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, and Alyce Zahniser


"Janai Robinson, John Gargotta, Ganiece Clark and Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofits"

Janai Robinson, John Gargotta, Ganiece Clark and Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofit










 From the March 2018 newsletter

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Partnership Opportunity

TaxLeaf, an accounting franchise with multiple Florida offices and more opening soon, is offering multiple opportunities to nonprofits to use Taxleaf’s events, physical locations, PR, social media and connection with their clients for the benefit of nonprofits.

Florida Nonprofits Sponsors the Nonprofit Category of the GFLCC Small Business Awards

Florida Nonprofits applauds and supports the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s recognition of nonprofits as an important sector of the small business community, by sponsoring the nonprofit category of the annual Small Business Awards.

Grant Intelligence Funding Team (GIFT) Case Studies

The LAN Infotech GIFT team has offered to research and identify possible grant funding leads based on discussions of your mission. Join us at 10:45 am April 11, as LAN Infotech presents three case studies of Florida Nonprofits’ members using GIFT.

Nonprofit Networking Event

You are cordially invited to a networking event hosted by Florida Nonprofits Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Anthony’s Runway 84 in Fort Lauderdale.

New Ebook Explores the Metrics Needed by Nonprofits for Top Performance

The NonProfit Times has a new White Paper available free to nonprofits. The Ebook, called Metrics for Mission Impact, details how nonprofits can strengthen outcomes through quantitative measures. Click here to download.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

"Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management" The next Saturday class in the ongoing monthly series is March 24, 2018 and covers Campaigning to Potential I: Short-term Fundraising, Campaigning to Potential II: Long-term Funding through Big Gifts, and Executive Director Training.

Click here for more information,
or click here to register.

"Certificate in Nonprofit Management class March 24 covering Executive Director Training and Fundraising"

Click here for the complete CNM curriculum.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

"Florida Nonprofits' monthly newsletter Wz New?"

This is an image, so the links are not active. Headlining this issue is a discussion of the many roles faced by a new entrepreneur or nonprofit executive director. Click here to read the article with active links.

From the January newsletter

Making Florida Nonprofits Membership Easier to Budget

In the first update to Florida Nonprofits membership dues in 27 years, there are new options to make budgeting easier while getting discounts.

Finding the Right Bank for Your Nonprofit Is Now Tougher

Florida lost a greater percentage of banks during the recession than any other state, going from 308 to only 137 in the last ten years.

Florida Nonprofits is a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner

Florida Nonprofits is making our members’ search for funding easier.



Florida Nonprofits Celebrated the Holidays and Our Volunteers.

Click here to share more of the joy of the season.

"Florida Nonprofits Celebrates the Holidays and Our Volunteers"

From the November/December newsletter

Pro Bono Professional Expertise through the Taproot Foundation

Florida Nonprofits searches for resources needed by nonprofits and provides the information to our members. Our latest find is the Taproot Foundation, which connects nonprofits with passionate professionals who share their expertise pro bono. Taproot programs allow nonprofits to access the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT solutions that they need to achieve their missions. Click here to read the article.

Florida Nonprofits is a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner

Florida Nonprofits is making our members’ search for funding easier. Click here to read the article.

Alternative Medicine at Adam Nous Academy

With global over-population, air and water pollution, medical and food shortages, drug-resistant diseases, and rising healthcare costs, many people want to know more about alternatives for physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Click here to read the article.

Combined Federal Campaign Funds Nonprofits

The Combined Federal Campaign is the world’s largest workplace giving program, reaching all employees of the US Federal government and armed services. The CFC raises millions of dollars annually for a variety of charities. Click here to read the article and learn how to get your nonprofit involved.

Click here to see the November/December Florida Nonprofits’ Wz New? newsletter.


Congratulations to the 2017 graduates of the Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management:

Derrick Banks
Latoyia Banks
Adriana Corral
Dr. Rick Daniels
Dr. M. Tina Dupree
Joel Greenbaum
Delecia Johnson
Jessica Joseph
Steven Meyers

They are the future bright stars in nonprofit management and we hope you will join us in congratulating them on achieving this distinguished certification in coordination with the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Fischler School of Education and Human Services and Broward College (BC).

It was inspiring to see their passion, willingness to work as a team and eagerness to master new skills and knowledge.

From the October newsletter

IRS Audit Guides 

The IRS is sharing the Audit Technique Guides (ATGs) reviewers use when looking at 501(c)(3) public charities and other NPOs. Click here to read the article.


#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving powered by social media. It is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, which this year is November 28. Click here to read the article on making the most of #GivingTuesday.

New Resource Available on the Art of the Ask
Click here for more information.

Click here to see the October Florida Nonprofits’ Wz New? newsletter.

Should your organization be featured on “How to Help” list after hurricanes of or other disasters in Florida? Get more notice through the SmartResponse website by Disaster Accountability Project.
Click here for more information.



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This video seeks to honor the U.S.Armed Forces veterans who were nominated by their peers and honored at the Salute to Veterans’ Gala, Hosted by the Florida Association of Nonprofits, on November 12, 2016.