On April 24 the Nonprofit Center hosted Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry for our weekly COVID-19 resource call. Mayor Curry shared updated information about relief programs available for Jacksonville residents and businesses, shared his evolving plans for re-opening the Jacksonville economy, and took questions from the almost 200 participants. The full call recording is available here. The slides are available here. All previous calls are archived on our COVID-19 page.
Jacksonville City Council Member for District 6 Michael Boylan also joined the call to share information about his plan to support legislation to dedicate City funds for emergency needs that nonprofits are meeting.
Key Local Relief Efforts
- Jacksonville City Council passes $160 million stimulus bill
- Duval County beach hours to be extended beginning May 4, some non-essential businesses could reopen as early as next week
- VyStar & City of Jacksonville Small Business Relief
Take Action: Submit your comments to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Re-Open Florida Task Force
The Nonprofit Center encourages nonprofits and the community at large to share feedback with the governor’s task force. Nonprofits are uniquely poised to share how COVID-19 has impacted the communities in which they serve. Submit your comments through the form linked here.
Finally, if you are a nonprofit executive and want to participate in a small working group related to re-opening and continuing to respond to COVID-19, please email Rena Coughlin, CEO of the Nonprofit Center to express your interest.