What We Do

Are you frustrated with the way your community is developed, more by a knee jerk reaction, than with a plan that supports the community as a whole? Are you looking for a place to be more involved in community planning and civic engagement?

The Florida House Institute has developed tools and processes to support sustainable community development across Sarasota County and the Gulf Coast of Florida through a comprehensive action plan that facilitates continuous improvement. Our focus is on creating sustainable local economies through education, public policy and business development. Our approach through the FHI Sustainable Development Toolkit, is a whole systems model that incorporates our social, economic, built, and natural community assets.

Creating meaningful community improvement requires a thoughtful process of convening engaged citizens and community stakeholders in community planning that bring broad perspectives and expertise to the conversation.