Powerful Online Tool Will Highlight Local Nonprofits

By: CFNF Press Release Email
By: CFNF Press Release Email

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept 10, 2012 – The Community Foundation of North Florida is excited about launching FindLearnGive.org, the community’s first comprehensive online database of local nonprofits. The website will connect the community with local charities and help donors and citizens research organizations and their needs. The Foundation encourages local nonprofits to complete their organization profile on FindLearnGive.org prior to the November launch.

“We are working hard to ensure all of the 501(c)(3) nonprofits in the Foundation’s Big Bend area (Leon, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson Liberty, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla counties) attend a training session and complete an organization profile. We want every organization to have the opportunity for their profile to be posted on the website by the November 8 launch date,” said Joy Watkins, President of the Community Foundation of North Florida.

FindLearnGive.org is a powerful online tool serving as a resource to find local nonprofits, learn more about them and give if you wish. The website will be the community’s go-to source for information about local nonprofits. The website’s nonprofit database contains comprehensive information on organization’s people, programs, financials and governance and will provide a high level of transparency to potential donors and the community. This free online tool will help donors make informed decisions and provide them with a high level of confidence about giving to their favorite nonprofits.

A 501(c)(3) public charity
“A Vehicle for Long-Term Charitable Giving”

The mission of FindLearnGive.org is to revolutionize charitable giving and nonprofit practices by providing comprehensive information about local charities, advancing transparency, accountability and best practices for nonprofits, enabling donors to make informed decisions, and encourage charitable giving.

“FindLearnGive.org is the perfect initiative for the Community Foundation’s mission …to enhance the quality of life in North Florida through the promotion of philanthropy and the support of charitable organizations,” said Stan Barnes, Board Chair. “The website offers information to donors, connects donors to local nonprofits, and provides leadership on community issues and most importantly, FindLearnGive.org will increase charitable giving in the community.”

FindLearnGive.org is an initiative of the Community Foundation of North Florida powered by GuideStar and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

For more information on FindLearnGive.org or to attend a training session, please contact Debara Jump at (850)222-2899, Ext. 103 or djump@cfnf.org.

About the Community Foundation of North Florida.

The Community Foundation of North Florida is a nonprofit public charity serving the 10-County Big Bend area by facilitating and promoting charitable giving and strengthening nonprofit organizations. The Foundation helps people give in perpetuity to their favorite charities and helps nonprofit organizations with grants, education and endowment building expertise. For more information, please contact Joy Watkins, President, at jwatkins@cfnf.org or 850-222-2899 ext. 104.

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