To promote economic development in Florida by supporting candidates and the leadership principles of lowering regulation, expanding personal freedom and creating a competitive economic development climate in the global marketplace.
The purpose of Florida Enterprise Foundation is to support and advance the conservative ideals that promote effective leadership needed to maintain a strong and enterprising democracy.
Florida Enterprise Foundation- ECO is empowered to raise funds for the purpose of furthering these principles; to make contributions from such funds to those persons seeking public office, who by their acts have demonstrated an interest in implementing these principles; to employ such persons as necessary to further the purposes of the Committee; to operate a electioneering communications organizations in accord with the provisions of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes, as it now exists or may hereafter be amended; and to do any and all things necessary or desirable for the attainment of these purposes.
Florida Enterprise Foundation- ECO operates under Florida Statute 106.0703. Floridians have complete access to all financial records through this public website- www.FLORIDAENTERPRISEFOUNDATION.com. Florida Enterprise Foundation ECO discloses the names of individuals and entities donating to, as well as those receiving disbursements from, this ECO on this web site within five business days of depositing such donations and making such disbursements.
Furthermore, no officer or director of this ECO will solicit, cause to have solicited or accept any contributions on behalf of Florida Enterprise Foundation ECO during a regular or special Session of the Florida Legislature
Florida Enterprise Foundation ECO was founded by WILLIAM M. LENIHAN. He is a business development executive who advocates the reduction of burdensome government regulations and believes in aggressive economic development in our state. Florida State Representative Chris Dorworth is also authorized to solicit and accept contributions on behalf of Florida Enterprise Foundation ECO. Another individual associated with this organization is Jeff Bauer, Treasurer.
The primary address of Florida Enterprise Foundation- ECO shall be located in the State of Florida at 115 East Park Avenue, Suite 1, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.