Daisy C. Franklin, Central Florida Foundation

TITLE:  Community Investment Manager

FOCUS AREAS:  Arts, homelessness, human services, education, environment

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PROFILE: Daisy C. Franklin serves as the Central Florida Foundation’s community investment manager. She has been with the foundation since September 2002 and previously worked as the Miami-Dade County director and quality assurance assistant for ASPIRA of Florida and a program officer for the United Way of Miami-Dade. Franklin attended the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, where she earned an MSW in policy practice with a substantive focus in Puerto Rican and Latino/a studies in social work.

Franklin’s LinkedIn summary shares:

- Ten+ years of non-profit experience, including four years of non-profit management
- Expertise in Outcome Measurement, Volunteer Management and Program & Resource Development
- Knowledge of Community Organizing, Public Policy and Research
- Solid ability to develop and sustain partnerships with key community organizations and stakeholders
- Resourceful, strategic, goal-driven, detail-oriented leader with strong ability to excel in new functions

Specialties: Program administration, development and implementation; Resource development (grant writing, event planning, obtain sponsors, direct asks, relationship building, etc); Community relations; Contract management; Compliance/Quality Assurance Management; Presentation skills; Staff development & training; Outcome measurements and evaluation; Volunteer management; Billing; Budgeting