Fast Facts About

The Community Foundation

Founded: 1964 (oldest community foundation in Florida)

Area Served: Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, with emphasis on Duval, Nassau, St. Johns, Baker, Clay and Putnam counties

Grants Awarded Since Inception: Nearly $450 million

Number of Funds (year end 2017): 554

2017 Assets: $397 million (largest community foundation in Florida by asset size)

2017 Grants Awarded: $37.6 million

Grant Distribution: 83% to Northeast Florida, 4% to other Florida locations, 13% to areas outside Florida

Key funding areas: Public Education, Neighborhood Revitalization, Early Childhood, Strengthening the Non-Profit Sector, Supporting Aging Adults, and The Arts

Special Programs: Women’s Giving Alliance, Donors Forum of Northeast Florida, Weaver Philanthropic Initiative, LGBT Community Fund for Northeast Florida, Beaches Community Fund

Affiliate Foundations: Suwannee Valley Community Foundation

Top 10% of Community Foundations in U.S. based on asset size
Top 5% of Community Foundation in U.S. based on active grantmaking

Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

Silver-level GuideStar Exchange participant


Contact Information

245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 310
Jacksonville, FL 32202

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

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