CFF News Archives

Our Social Enterprise Connect Event was a Success!

May 31 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} We had an exciting and engaging Social Enterprise Connect Event on May 24th. This event focused on social enterprise and how this growing trend in our community is changing the way nonprofit organizations and traditional endeavors do business. We would like to extend a special thank you to Orlando, Inc....

Advocate Helps Foster Youth Succeed in High School and Beyond

May 26 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} For most teenagers, high school is a fun, exciting chapter of their lives. They go to prom, attend sporting events, tour colleges with family members, and prepare for the next steps after graduation. But, for youth in foster care, attending college and working toward a career can seem like a...

100 Women Strong Member Spotlight: Lauren Chianese

May 10 2017

{image:url:title} We recently had the opportunity to get to know one of 100 Women Strong’s members, Lauren Chianese. Learn more about her from our conversation below. Lauren was born in Pittsburgh, PA but grew up in Altamonte Springs, FL. She attended college at University of Florida, joined Teach For America in...

Philanthropreneurship: The Strategic Mindset of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy
“It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place.” –Andrew Carnegie

May 08 2017 • Avani Desai

{image:url:title} As the term itself suggests, a philanthropreneur is an entrepreneurial philanthropist: a person who fuses the active philanthropist role with business practices and resources that can be leveraged to achieve scalable, sustainable social change. Philanthropreneurs take philanthropy to a new level by pairing generosity with smart proactive actions. They’ve made...

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