With strategic help from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, a former bowling alley will have a new life as the home of the Lancaster Community Library, a half-century-old institution that is a center of community activity in the coastal Virginia town of Kilmarnock.

The nonprofit sector in Northeast Florida is showing improved financial health, though progress is slow and charitable giving is soft.

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping the University of Florida develop an app to aid in the search for affordable rental housing.

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund in partnership with The Reinvestment Fund of Philadelphia has released a detailed analysis of housing in Duval County and Jacksonville to help community stakeholders, policymakers and investors better understand the housing needs of the community.

For community leaders in Port St. Joe, a recent research report sheds light on the challenges facing the area’s young people and ways the community can provide supports.

The prestigious Alfred I. duPont – Columbia University Awards in Broadcast Journalism will benefit from a five-year investment by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

Three years into it Program Related Investment initiative, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund is seeing the benefits in Virginia and Delaware.

At the request of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, The Reinvestment Fund will conduct a Market Value Analysis of the Jacksonville real estate market to help guide future housing and community development decisions.

Acting on its long-held interest in providing quality housing to all income levels, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund convened a group of national housing experts to discuss the state of Jacksonville’s housing market and opportunities that the Fund may have to improve the state of rental housing, beginning in the downtown area.

Students in eight pre-school classrooms in the Northern Neck of Virginia will participate in the Nemours BrightStart! program in the 2014-2015 school year, giving them a significant boost in reading readiness as they prepare to enter kindergarten.