Theatre Jax, Celebrating 100 Years

Florida’s longest running community theatre and Florida’s oldest community foundation have been partners for decades. For 100 years, Theatre Jacksonville has delivered first class performances, but it also enriches lives and broadens cultural understanding through community participation in theatre arts. Executive Director Sarah Boone knows […]

A Letter from our President and Chairman

Dear Valued Friends: Every milestone provides an opportunity to look back, and surpassing a half billion dollars in grants since The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida was established is no exception.  While the fact that, in partnership with our donors, we have disbursed $500 million […]

Volunteer with Back to School with BEAM

  We are excited for WPI Alumni and their families to serve BEAM together! Several opportunities to serve between the dates of August 1–4 are available through BEAM’s Sign-Up Genius. Please see our recommendations below. BEAM has requested donations as listed in this flier. Specifically, […]

A Q&A with Ryan Schwartz

Introducing Ryan Schwartz, 2018-2019 Chairman of the Board of Trustees Ryan A. Schwartz, chief operating officer of US Assure, assumed the role of chairman of The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees in January. No stranger to the business or nonprofit community, Ryan has been an […]

Our Neighborhood Initiative Continues!

We are in the very early stages of grantmaking with four pilot neighborhoods: New Town, Northwest Jacksonville, Eastside and Greater Arlington. These neighborhoods were chosen because they have existing leadership organizations, strong resident engagements and a resident–defined plan or priorities despite significant challenges in key […]