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Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results

NAPLES, Fla. (Friday, November 25, 2016) – The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida, serving Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight changes the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation like overhead ratios.
“The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida is committed to best nonprofit practices such as transparency. Our donors deserve nothing less,” says Brenda Tate, Director and Founder, Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida.
To reach the Platinum level, The Women’s Foundation will add extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida.
For more information, email contact@FundWomenFL.org. Follow the Women’s Foundation online at http://facebook.com/WomensFundFL and on http://twitter.com/WomensFundFL.

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Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida appoints Craig Jones to Board of Directors

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Craig-jones-newsThe Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida, serving Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, has appointed Craig Jones, Broker Associate at Sotheby’s International Realty, to the Board of Directors.

Craig has consistently ranked among the top tier of all realtors in the Naples region for over a decade, and has years of experience in the advertising and management consulting arenas. Craig has used her expertise in the marketing field to advocate for the Women’s Foundation’s work, lending her voice to promote the Foundation’s projects such as Prosperity Together, an initiative that helps empower and improve the livelihood of low-income women. Continue reading at the Naples Daily News Website

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Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida appoints Jadira Hoptry to Board of Directors

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The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida, serving Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, has appointed Jadira Hoptry, VP, Community and Economic Development Manager of South Florida at Fifth Third Bank to the Board of Directors. Jadira has been a strong supporter of the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida. She served as an advisor on the Kiva U.S Micro Loan and matched savings for education program developed by the Women’s Foundation and continues to be involved in the foundation’s economic development initiatives.Continue Reading at the Naples Daily News Website

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Federal Grant Aims to Help Florida Women Go to College

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By Liz Freemanhelping Florida women go to college

liz.freeman@naplesnews.com

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Low-income women in Southwest Florida who want to improve their lives and go to college have three new friends to help them.

The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida has joined forces with Florida Community Bank and the United Way of Collier County to launch a new program, Becoming Economically Successful Together, to empower women to reach their educational goals.

The three entities recently received a federal grant of $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

“We have been working on it for several years,” said Brenda Tate, president of the women’s foundation.

Local candidates who meet qualifications and are accepted in the program will learn about…. Continue Reading at the Naples Daily News

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