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Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast

Jan 18, 2023

Join Lori and her guest, Ashley Dietz, as they talk about trust-based philanthropy and more. Ashley is the president and CEO of Florida Philanthropic Network. She discusses her philanthropic work, the concept of trust-based philanthropy, and what she hopes to be her professional and personal legacy. Stay tuned!


Here are the things to expect in this episode:

  • Philanthropic culture differences between the US and Australia
  • How FPN support their nonprofit organizations
  • What is trust-based philanthropy?
  • Best practices a funder can implement
  • And much more!


About Ashley Dietz:


Ashley has served as president and CEO of FPN since September 2020 and overall has 14 years of experience in Philanthropy. She previously served as Senior Director, Community Partnerships and Operations for United Way Suncoast, where she led the integration of the community investment process, partnership strategies, and regional contract management process across the organization’s five-county footprint, ensuring sound stewardship of financial and non-financial resources. She is also a recent graduate of Leadership Tampa, part of the LT Class 2022.


Ashley currently serves on the Board of Directors for the state-wide non-profit Florida Civic Advance and on the Public Policy Committee with the Tampa Bay Chamber. Ashley has also served as the chair of the Florida Chapter for PEAK Grantmaking, a member-led community of grants management professionals who foster collaboration to enable philanthropy to achieve its full potential for good. She previously worked at the City of Sydney Council in Sydney, Australia, for five years, managing complex funding streams and processes at the local government level. Ashley has a Master’s in Policy Studies with a focus in International Relations from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She has a B.A. in Media Communications with a Minor in Political Science from Webster University in St. Louis.


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