the quality of life in Tallahassee and Leon County, Florida
and improve the capability of community institutions, groups,
and organizations to positively impact our community
and describe emerging trends and opportunities that will impact
the quality of life in our community
as a catalyst for bringing together decision-makers to find new
ways to improve our community
The Council was chartered in 1990 as a non-partisan, non-profit
corporation and maintains IRS 501(c)(3) status.
Next meeting date -
April 16, 2015
4:00 pm at Emily Millett's
1104 Ivanhoe Road - Tallahassee, FL
Cancelled for this Thursday.
As you all know Jim has temporarily
accepted the CEO job at Second Harvest. Apparently this taking
more time than he expected and we will reschedule soon.
I have attached the grant awards with
recipient's names. The Roger Kaufman award will be given out at
UPHS conference on May 6, 2015 at lunch. Hope you all will be there.
The Jack Gant award was given to the student at a College of Education
As agreed upon last meeting The FSU
foundation has taken over the Jack Gant and Roger Kaufman awards and
will do some of the fund raising. The money has been
transferred from the Community Foundation to the FSU foundation.
Check out the web site- Neal Meadows
has added a Meetings page to the web site and will be putting up the
minutes and any announcements that are made (i.e. the awards notice)
on that page.
Will let you know when the next meeting
Council Gant-Kaufman Awards
The 21st Century
Council, a Tallahassee-Leon County community improvement non-profit,
is pleased to announce an endowment established to honor two founding
Roger Kaufman, Ph.D.
and James L. “Jack”
Gant, Ph.D. are two nationally and internationally recognized
scholars in their fields. In addition to their world-wide speaking,
consulting and training activities, both men have given much time,
energy and expertise to their local community. They were integral in
the establishment of the 21st Century
Council nearly 20 years ago as a non-partisan coalition of citizens
seeking to impact policies and practices that maintain or improve the
quality of life for all our citizens. In recognition of their
commitment, the Council has established an endowment at the Community
Foundation of North Florida to support two annual awards in their
For more information on how to support this endowment and to support
the awards please read this flyer.
The 2015 Awards Announcement may be read at this link