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Visit www.dupontcenter.org to learn the latest on development if the Jessie Ball duPont Center in Jacksonville.

Two graduates have been awarded Jessie Ball duPont Fund Fellowships, providing a two-year period of work and study in philanthropy and charitable work in the American South.

Port St. Joe: Building Opportunity Pathways For Area Young People

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.

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Fund Provides Five-Year Grant To Support Journalism Awards

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

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Fund’s Investments Reaping Rewards In Virginia, Delaware

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

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Fund Asks Experts to Study Local Real Estate Market

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.

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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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