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.
YouthWorks, a youth employment program in the Northern Neck of Virginia, will operate for another year with support from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
Working with a variety of community partners, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund invests in three programs in two Florida communities that help disadvantaged young people along the path to gainful employment.
Colleges and universities can have significant impact on their communities when they make strategic investments using community development financial institutions as their partner. A new publication by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund illustrates five examples.
At-risk youth in Massachusetts who are attending college but still need help will get an assist from a program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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.
As Jacksonville University prepares to welcome the first students to its Public Policy Institute later this year, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund provides funding for faculty.
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.
Nonprofits in Northeast Florida are an important part of the region’s economy, according to the 2012 edition of the State of the Sector report.
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.