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South Florida Charity Groups Seek Bigger Portion of Giving Dollars

November 4, 2013

As America’s charities struggle to emerge from the Great Recession, South Florida philanthropy, considered young by the nation’s standards, finds itself battered by both growing pains and tight purse strings.
Still, there’s an upside to five years in the trenches: a deepening sense of community and belonging among donors.
“More and more people are now realizing this is home, even though they’ve come from someplace else,” said Linda Carter, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Broward, which received $43.9 million from Mary Porter, one of the nation’s top 50 philanthropists and a Pennsylvania native, when she died in 2009. “Folks are thinking about their estate plans and thinking about what can they do with their estate dollars.” Read more ...
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Broward County Inspiring Philanthropy over 25 years