CFF News Archives

“Overhead”

December 20 2013

{image:url:title} By Mark Brewer, Foundation President/CEO Central Florida Foundation applauds the effort by GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance to educate donors about the myth of overhead costs as an indicator of a nonprofit’s performance. In The Chronicle of Philanthropy article, GuideStar President, Jacob Harold, points to the...

Regional Priorities Call for Leadership from the Independent Sector

December 20 2013

{image:url:title} By Mark Brewer, Foundation President/CEO As the business community continues to look at future priorities for Central Florida, the Board of the Central Florida Partnership has called on leaders in the Independent Sector to take the lead in redefining the future of myregion.org, a line of business of the Partnership....

Are there too many nonprofits in Central Florida?
How can I be sure the nonprofits I give to are doing a good job?

December 20 2013

{image:url:title} By Mark Brewer, Foundation President/CEO In my work with individual donors, philanthropists, and institutional grantmakers around the Central Florida region, I get this question fairly regularly – “Aren’t there too many nonprofits in Central Florida?” There is a general belief that “too many nonprofits are doing the same thing” –...

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