Topics : Stabilizing the Social Safety Net

  • Fund Continues Support for 4th Friday for Life

    July 17, 2018 The trustees of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund awarded St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Interlachen, Florida, a $58,030 grant to continue its 4th Friday for Life outreach that brings together community resources to support local residents in need.

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  • Fund Again Supports Safety Net

    The Jessie Ball duPont Fund and two other Jacksonville-based philanthropies have come together for the third year to provide critical support to those community-based nonprofits serving individuals and families impacted by the ongoing recession

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  • 14 Jacksonville Nonprofits Build Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger

    One of the few bright spots in the Great Recession may be found in an unusual Jacksonville coalition — the Hunger SWAT Team. This informal group of 14 community-based, emergency service nonprofit organizations has found new ways to work in the community and with each other, for the benefit of their clients and their own organizational health.

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  • Safety Net Fund Awards $387,929 in Emergency Funding

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida, December 6, 2010 —  Thirteen Jacksonville nonprofits will receive a total of $387,929 in grants from the Community Safety Net Fund at The Community Foundation in Jacksonville to help provide food and assistance with rent and utility expenses for area

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  • Safety Net Organizations Receive $935,000 in Emergency Funding

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida, July 15, 2010 — Fifteen Jacksonville-based nonprofits have received almost $1 million in support to help feed and house a continuing tide of individuals and families suffering from the economic recession, thanks to the efforts of the community’s major

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