White Harvest Farms, a new urban garden in Jacksonville, provides training for clients of the Clara White Mission and fresh produce for an underserved neighborhood, with support from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund selects students from Milligan College and Stetso University to serve as the fourth class of Fellows.
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has signed an agreement to acquire the former Haydon Burns Library building in downtown Jacksonville and convert it into an office complex for philanthropic and nonprofit organizations.
Since 2009, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund has supported small colleges and universities in their efforts to monitor and reduce energy consumption. Now, the Fund moves the initiative to Phase II, encouraging the development of green revolving loan funds.
A new analysis by researchers at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute reports that Florida could expand Medicaid coverage in keeping with the Affordable Care Act without incurring additional costs.
Long-time Jacksonville businesswoman Marty Lanahan begins her term of service with the Jessie Ball duPont Fund in January.
Summer has a whole new feel for young people in the small coastal town of Port St. Joe, Florida, where summer camps and summer work internships are creating new opportunities in underserved neighborhoods.
Up to 100 low-income teens in Jacksonville could have paying jobs thsi summer thanks to a new collaboration of nonprofits and businesses supported by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
In Edgemoor Gardens, a once-dilapidated 1940s-era neighborhood on the outskirts of Wilmington, Delaware, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund is partnering with the University of Delaware and the Federal Home Loan Bank to support resident-led revitalization efforts.
As the State of Florida waits for federal approval of the its revamped Medicaid plan, questions abound about those changes will impact the 84,000 Floridians now receiving some form of long-term care.