Supporting Neighborhoods Grants

Local leadership and grassroots efforts have long shaped Northeast Florida’s diverse communities and rich cultural tapestry. Since our earliest days, The Community Foundation has provided partnership and funding to support organizations that are lifting up our local neighborhoods.

Supporting Neighborhoods

These grants are available to nonprofit organizations focused on strengthening neighborhood leadership, improving access to affordable housing, and/or equitably expanding economic opportunity for marginalized residents of Northeast Florida.

Grant size: Up to $25,000

Application Closed


  • Nonprofit organizations with a current 501(3)(c), and a 2-year work history
  • Annual operating budget of $100,000 or above
  • Located in and serving at least one of these counties: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns

We are not able to fund:

  • Athletic associations
  • Fundraising event sponsorships
  • Programs promoting religious beliefs*
  • Schools (public, private and charter) and school-based organizations (PTAs, boosters, etc)
  • Requests outside our region (must be in: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam or St. Johns counties)
A person gives a tour in front of houses in the Eastside of Jacksonville.

*Grants may be made to faith-based organizations for the non-religious programs offered to the broader community.


  • January 2, 2024: Grant applications open. View our How to Apply Guide for step-by-step instructions.
  • January 3, 2024 – February 14, 2024: Assistance is available from our grantmaking staff. If you need assistance with applying—either in-person, virtual, or by phone—please submit your appointment request here.
  • February 15, 2024: Applications due by 11:59 PM
  • June 1, 2024 – May 31, 2026: Grant-funded projects must occur within this timeframe.

Learn more about our work Supporting Neighborhoods.

Applications open January 2, 2024

Here to Help

For questions, please contact:

James Coggin

James Coggin, MBA

Senior Director, Grantmaking and Impact Investing


Reagan Bass, MPA

Program Officer