The position will strategically address identified gender gaps in Northeast Florida leadership.
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida has made five grants from its Jacksonville Children’s Endowment Fund to support service enhancement for at-risk youngsters between the ages of 0-6 years in our community.
WGA Members have invested more than $7 Million in Women & Girls since 2002.
Generous Gift Will Support Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic.
Twelve additional grants will be made to Small Arts Organizations, for a total of 30 grants in 2020.
These agencies are on the front lines of supporting residents with food, financial assistance and shelter.
The Beaches Community Fund has rallied behind the Beaches-area nonprofit community to make nearly $365,000 in grants to address both immediate, COVID-19 related needs and continuing issues.
United Way of Northeast Florida and United Way of St. Johns are committed to ensuring that residents in Northeast Florida have access to basic needs and critical community services during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the last few weeks, NPQ has joined others in looking for a solid indication from philanthropy that it will act on the understanding that there is cataclysmic potential for harm and opportunity as we face a pandemic, a recession, and the potential for political transformation at the same time.
LGBT Community Fund for NE Florida of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida conducted an extensive survey recently.
Survey of LGBTI residents of Northeast Florida: 75% report everyday discrimination, while most of those who are "out" report acceptance. Review the summarized findings.
Mariette Brodeur, J.D. has joined The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida as Gift Planning Officer.
In Northeast Florida women who work full-time year-round earn 70 to 86 cents for every dollar earned by men working the same amount of time, according to a new report by the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance.
The largest area pay gap is in St. Johns County and the smallest in Duval County, but both fall short of the statewide earnings ratio of 87.5, according to The Status of Women in Florida by County: Employment & Earnings, compiled by the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The report was done in partnership with the Florida Alliance and its parent organization, the Florida Philanthropic Network.
A $50,000 Knight Foundation grant will jump start planning efforts to create permanent historical markers in Frenchtown, one of the state's oldest primarily black neighborhood.
The Community Foundation of North Florida notified the Riley House Museum that its "Souls To Lead The Way" application was awarded a one-year grant. Grant coordinators want to replace worn Frenchtown street banners on Macomb Street with historical markers, possibly similar to the ones that line Cascades Park.
Other organizations — the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and the Local Initiatives Support Corp. — are also underwriting the trail plan, said Kay Ehas, Groundwork Jacksonville's chief executive officer. A plan for the emerald necklace won't change anything without money to actually build ...
The $88,200 master plan cost is being funded by a $50,000 donation from JTC Running, a non-profit that promotes physical fitness, as well as grants through LISC and the Giving Forward community Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida's Emmanuel Fortune shares his takeaways from #2018FPN, including a common sense understanding of what climate change looks like in marginalized communities and the detrimental effects it has on quality of life. -- with NAACP, The CLEO Institute, The Kresge Foundation.
There are still 65 families without a permanent home on the First Coast. But several community partners came together and developed Florida's First Coast Relief Fund, which includes United Way, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the duPont Foundation and private donors. This fund allowed organizations like Jewish Family, who work within the financial assistance system, to be able to get resources quickly to those most impacted by Hurricane Irma.
At a series of public meetings beginning Friday, the LGBT Community Fund for Northeast Florida will release preliminary findings from a recent survey of area lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex residents.
The survey, which launched in August and closed in November, gauged the needs of those populations. The early results will be presented at four meetings, said Michael Meyers, fund president.
While one of the meetings will be about issues affecting the local LGBTI community as a whole, the other three will focus on specific populations within the LGBTI community — the elderly, African-Americans and transgender.
Public feedback from the sessions will be incorporated into the final report, which is due in May.
The Erica Lewis, Esq. Soccer Scholarship Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, is a community scholarship developed in loving memory of Erica Lewis, a former Orange Park resident. It will be awarded to Orange Park High School female athletes, once the $50,000 goal has been met. It expects to hit that mark, based on current giving trends in March 2018.
Community theater group Players by the Sea raised more than $25,000 at its fundraiser, “The Curtain Call,” on Oct. 7.
The event also honored Players by the Sea supporters, volunteers and performers.
Honorees included Magelda Arnold, Linda Ewer and Jean Nehl-Salisbury on behalf of The Tom Nehl Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Bill Ratliff, Holly Gutshall, Lauren Hancock and Hunter Steinke.