The Building Capacity to Build Symposium, sponsored by Fifth-Third Foundation, will highlight the Florida Housing Coalition’s work with nonprofit organizations throughout the state. This symposium focuses on building capacity to enter the field of affordable rental development or expand an organization’s existing reach. The symposium will feature leaders from the five organizations that are currently participating in the capacity building program under a Fifth-Third Foundation grant: Society of St. Vincent de Paul CARES; Miracles Outreach Community Development Center; University Area Community Development Corporation; ROOF Housing Trust; and Crisis Housing Solutions. This symposium is open to all conference attendees. You will learn about a variety of issues from how to evaluate potential partnerships, how to expand your business line, strategic planning, building financial capacity, reputational enhancement, and even some legal issues! Attendees will learn how the Florida Housing Coalition can assist nascent and experienced nonprofits to build capacity and attain their goals. The format will be casual and conversational but with inspirational take-aways. This is a time to learn from your peers and learn about new opportunities too.