The Nonprofit Center has been working with a group of our members in the past few weeks to chronicle and lift up how our industry is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the insights both profound and practical, was the insistence that we prioritize naming, challenging, and changing internal and external practices and programs that…

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Our fifth 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition goes to Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare. Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare is being recognized for their collaborative efforts to reduce re-admission rates amongst people experiencing mental health crises and substance use disorder crises. The Care Coordination program uses a wrap-around service model to link individuals to community…

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Our fourth installment of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition is dedicated to The Arc Nassau. The Arc Nassau created an innovative component to their Job-a-Palooza event that matches employers with future employees who have disabilities. The student participants in this event were selected through a partnership with the Nassau County School District.  …

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The Nonprofit Center is in solidarity with our community members who are taking a stand to make their voices heard against racism, violence, and discrimination. We hear you. We see you. We are with you.   For far too long some members of our Northeast Florida community have not been heard; their voices were sometimes silenced…

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Ability Housing is the third winner of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition. Ability Housing is being recognized for their innovation in the area of permanent supportive housing for individuals who have experienced homelessness.  The individuals served by Ability Housing are often disqualified from other housing opportunities due to barriers to entry, such…

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The second winner of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition is Project SHARE – a program developed by Feeding Northeast Florida. Feeding Northeast Florida is being recognized for their outstanding collaboration during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As Northeast Florida began to experience the effects of closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number…

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On Friday, May 1, the Nonprofit Center hosted our last regularly-scheduled COVID-19 resource call. Ria Chattergoon, Esq. of the RC Law Group joined us with a quick update on the responsibilities of employers as outlined in the CARES Act. The full call recording is available here. The slides are available here. All previous calls are…

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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.…

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