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

Fund Convenes Housing Experts To Assess Options

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.

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Northern Neck Pre-Schoolers Get Pre-Literacy Screenings

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.

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New Lessons Learned As Youth Program Hits 3rd Year

With the Jessie Ball duPont Fund-supported youth employment program in its third year, a new report highlights important lessons learned about preparing young people for the world of work.

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2013 Annual Report: The Importance of Place

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is a foundation rooted in place — or places — the communities that were important to Jessie Ball duPont. Our 2013 annual report — now posted on our website — reports on our work for the year through that lens. View Annual Report

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Fund Helps Delaware’s Historical Society Build African American Center

The Delaware Historical Society receives support from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to hire the first curator of the Society’s Center for African American Heritage.

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Fund Supports Campaign For Regional Mass Transit In Greater Richmond Area

This image (from RVA Magazine) depicts a potential mass transit stop in Greater Richmond For decades, the Richmond, Virginia, metropolitan area has suffered from the lack of regional mass transit. The core city of Richmond, home to 20% of the population, has a bus system, but the surrounding three counties – where 80% of the [...]

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Award-Winning Program Promoting EITC Filing Receives Continued Support

United Way of Northeast Florida’s RealSense program, which recently earned major recognition, received a three-year grant from the trustees.

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Financing Sustainable Energy Projects at Small Liberal Arts Colleges

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund offers a new publication to help higher education leaders think about creative ways to finance energy conservation initiatives.

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