About Us

Our Mission Florida Next Foundation, a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works to empower young people, entrepreneurs and small businesses so they can drive the innovation needed to enhance Florida’s economy and quality of life. Our Background We were founded in…


Make an investment in building Florida’s innovation economy through an annual sponsorship of the Florida NEXT Foundation. You can support the Florida NEXT Foundation through an annual partnership or by sponsoring our Impact Forum or Community Give Days. Sponsor the…


Leaders Luncheon

Leaders Friday Luncheon

Check out our friends at the Leaders Friday Luncheon Reception at the Aloft Hotel.


Looking for the best startups!

Regional Business Awards: Bright House Networks is teaming up with local chambers in Tampa Bay and Orlando to recognize some of the region’s best Start-up companies as part of the Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards. The Regional Business Awards…


July 2014 Newsletter

Impact Forums, Florida Funders, and a Startup Spotlight. Read all about it in our July 2014 Newsletter here.

1000 trees

1,000 Trees Jax hopes to reforest public spaces

Our friends in Jacksonville took their idea to the One Spark Crowdfunding festival and gained our support.  You can read about it on The Florida Times-Union.    

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South Florida Sun Sentinel: Broward Impact Forum attracts innovative ideas

We had a great showing at the Broward Impact Forum in downtown Ft. Lauderdale! Check out the South Florida Sun Sentinel article for more on the innovative project ideas that got the most votes!  

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Tampa Bay Times: Give Day Tampa Bay hits $1 million goal for nonprofits

  Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times reports that MOSI topped all other organizations in the 24-hour giving event. Read the article here.

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