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Florida's First Coast Relief Fund Results

Scroll down to view key results from Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund for COVID-19 relief. Full detailed report available in October. Last update: Sept. 2, 2020.

Relief Fund Partners

 

Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund for COVID-19 relief launched March 16, 2020, in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Northeast Florida. Designed for immediate response needs, Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund grant cycles ended Aug. 28, 2020, as our community began moving toward long-term recovery solutions.

By The Numbers

$5,491,440

Raised

$5,357,440

Total Grants Awarded

112

Nonprofits Funded

A special thank you to our lead donors:

Grantees

 

Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund is designed to meet immediate needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. These needs include food; housing; financial assistance for individuals and families; child-care support for first responders and other frontline staff; medical, safety supplies and equipment; and technology support for nonprofits.

 

GranteeNeed(s) FundedArea(s) Serviced
Ability HousingFinancial AssistanceDuval
Abundant Life Community CenterFoodClay, Duval
American Red Cross Northeast FloridaFinancial Assistance: operationsBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Ascension St. Vincent's Healthcare FoundationMedicalBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Barnabas CenterFood, Financial AssistanceNassau
BASCAFinancial AssistanceClay
Beaches Council on Aging Inc. Food Duval, St. Johns
BEAM (Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry)Financial AssistanceDuval, St. Johns
Betty Griffin CenterHousing/ShelterSt. Johns
Blessings in a Backpack--First Coast ChapterFoodDuval, St. Johns
Bridge the Gap, Inc.FoodDuval
Catholic Charities (Jacksonville)Financial Assistance, FoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau
Catholic Charities (St. Augustine)Financial Assistance, FoodPutnam, St. Johns
Center for Sustainable Agricultural Excellence and Conservation Financial Assistance: operationsClay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Changing HomelessnessFood, Housing/Shelter, Medical, TechnologyClay, Duval, Nassau
City Rescue MissionFood, Housing/Shelter, Financial Assistance, TechnologyDuval
Clara White MissionHousing/ShelterDuval
Clay Behavioral Health Center, Inc.MedicalClay
Clay County Education FoundationFood Clay
Clay County Habitat for Humanity Financial AssistanceClay
COJ, Military Affairs & Veterans DepartmentFinancial AssistanceDuval
Community Rehabilitation CenterFoodDuval
Council of County Veterans County PresidentsFinancial AssistanceDuval
Daily MannaFood Duval
Deermeadows Baptist Church Inc.FoodDuval
Delores Barr Weaver Policy CenterTechnology, FoodDuval
Downtown Ecumenical Services CouncilFinancial AssistanceBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
Downtown Vision Alliance, Inc.Housing/ShelterDuval
ElderSourceFood, Financial Assistance, TechnologyBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition of St Johns County, Inc. Housing/ShelterSt. Johns
Encouraging Relief CenterFoodDuval
EPIC Community Services, Inc. (dba EPIC Behavioral Healthcare) TechnologySt. Johns
Epic Cure Inc.Food Putnam, St. Johns
Episcopal Children's ServicesFoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau
Family First Solution CDCFoodDuval
Family Promise of JacksonvilleFinancial AssistanceDuval
Family Support Services of Northeast FloridaFood, Financial Assistance, ChildcareDuval
Farm ShareFinancial AssistanceBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Feed the Need of Putnam County Inc.Food Putnam
Feeding Northeast FloridaFoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
First Coast Blessings in a BackpackFoodDuval
Five S.T.A.R. Veterans Center, Inc. Housing/Shelter, FoodDuval
God's House of SolomonFoodDuval
Grace and Truth CDCFinancial AssistanceDuval
Greater Jacksonville Area USO Council, Inc.FoodDuval, Nassau
Habitat for Humanity of St. Augustine/St. Johns CountyFinancial Assistance: operationsSt. Johns
Hart Felt MinistriesFood Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
Historic Eastside Community Development CorporationFoodDuval
Hope 4 VeteransFoodSt. Johns
Hope HavenChildcareBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Horn of Salvation Ministries Inc.FoodClay, Duval, St. Johns
Hugs Across the CountyFood St. Johns
Hunger FightFoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Iglesia de la Ciudad/City ChurchFoodClay, Duval
Impact Clay, Inc.FoodClay
Inman Methodist Food Pantry and Fellowship, Inc.FoodDuval
Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc. Financial Assistance: operationsDuval
Jewish Community AllianceChildcareDuval
Jewish Family & Community ServicesFinancial Assistance, FoodDuval, Nassau, St. Johns
Kids First of Florida, Inc.Financial AssistanceClay
Kim's Open DoorFoodDuval
L'Arche JacksonvilleMedicalDuval
Lee Conlee House Inc.Food Putnam
LISC JacksonvilleFinancial Assistance: operationsDuval
Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, Inc.FoodDuval
Mercy Support Services Inc.Financial AssistanceClay
Ministerio Renacer Inc.FoodClay, Duval, Nassau
Mission HouseFinancial Assistance, FoodDuval
Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church MedicalDuval
Nassau County Council on AgingFood Nassau
North Florida School of Special EducationMedicalDuval
Northeast Florida Healthy Start CoalitionFoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
Northeast Florida Women Veterans Inc.Financial Assistance, FoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
Northeast Florida Young LifeFoodClay, Duval
Northside Coalition of Jacksonville Inc.Financial AssistanceDuval
Northwest Jacksonville CDCFinancial Assistance: operations, foodDuval
Operation New HopeTechnology, Housing/ShelterDuval
Pace Center for GirlsMedicalClay, Duval, St. Johns
Palatka Christian Service CenterFinancial AssistancePutnam
Pie in the Sky Community Alliance, Inc.FoodSt. Johns
Pine Castle Inc.Financial AssistanceClay, Duval, Nassau
Presbyterian Social MinistriesTechnologyDuval
Putnam County Bread of Life, Inc.FoodPutnam
Putnam Habitat for HumanityFinancial AssistancePutnam
Quigley HouseFinancial AssistanceClay
Renewing Dignity Inc.FoodBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Revitalize Arlington, Inc.FoodDuval
Safe Future FoundationFoodDuval
Salvation Army Northeast Florida Area CommandFood, Financial Assistance, Housing/ShelterClay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Solution Association for EnrichmentFinancial AssistanceDuval
St. Augustine Youth Services, Inc. FoodPutnam, St. Johns
St. Francis HouseHousing/ShelterSt. Johns
St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Outreach MissionFood, Financial AssistanceClay, Duval, Nassau
Starting Point Behavioral HealthcareTechnology, MedicalNassau
SulzbacherHousing/Shelter, FoodDuval
The ARC of St. Johns CountyMedicalSt. Johns
The First Coast Leadership FoundationFinancial Assistance, FoodDuval
The Way Free Medical Clinic, Inc.Medical, TechnologyClay
Three Grains of Rice Missions, Inc. FoodDuval, St. Johns
TNT mentoringFoodDuval
Tom Coughlin Jay FundFinancial AssistanceBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
Trinity Rescue MissionHousing/ShelterDuval
UCOM UrbanServ. Inc.FoodDuval
UF Health JacksonvilleTechnologyClay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
Veterans Council of St. Johns County Inc.Financial AssistanceSt. Johns
Vision Is PricelessTechnologyDuval
Volunteers in Medicine Inc.MedicalBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns
West Jax Outreach, Inc. dba Community Health OutreachFood Duval
YMCAChildcareDuval, St. Johns
Yoga 4 ChangeTechnologyClay, Duval, St. Johns
Youth Crisis CenterTechnologyBaker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
We CareTechnologyDuval

Success Stories

Relief Fund grant ensures Catholic Charities can continue crucial services

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Relief Fund grant allows ElderSource to provide increased support to older adults

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Relief Fund support allows Trinity Rescue Mission to increase capacity

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Relief Fund grant ensures local families get helping hand

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Relief Fund helps BEAM continue critical food services

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Press Releases

More than $3 million granted for COVID-19 relief in Northeast Florida

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The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida Receives $500,000 from The Humana Foundation

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Jacksonville philanthropists Michael Ward and Jennifer Glock commit $1.25 million to COVID-19 relief, challenge others to step up

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More than $2 million pledged to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund

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First Coast Relief Fund Re-Activates for COVID-19 Response

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Featured Press

Jacksonville Business Journal

Florida's First Coast Relief Fund reactivated for COVID-19 response

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Florida Times-Union

Coronavirus: Most Jacksonville-area nonprofits ‘hanging in there’ amid increased demands of pandemic

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Jacksonville Business Journal

Editorial: Now is the time to pull together as a community

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First Coast News

Florida's First Coast Relief Fund reactivated during COVID-19 pandemic

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News4Jax

Jaguars owner Khan donating $1 million to COVID-19 response

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Sports Illustrated

Jaguars Owner Shad Khan Donates $1 Million to Support Northeast Florida's Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

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St. Augustine Record

Coronavirus: St. Johns County nonprofits grapple with high demand, fewer resources

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Jacksonville Business Journal

First Coast Relief Fund raises $2 million in 10 days

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Ponte Vedra Recorder

More than $2 million pledged to Northeast Florida COVID-19 relief

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Florida Times-Union

Coronavirus: Philanthropic couple boost Northeast Florida nonprofits, struggling families

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The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida Receives $500,000 from The Humana Foundation

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Questions?

Media inquiries regarding Florida's First Coast Relief Fund should be directed to Sarah Henderson at sarahh@uwnelf.org. Information about Florida's First Coast Relief Fund grant process should be directed to fcrf@uwnefl.org.

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