July 29, 2020 Public Notice regarding Groundwork Jacksonville’s anticipated submittal for CDBG-Mitigation funds Groundwork Jacksonville anticipates submitting a project proposal for funding from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Rebuild Florida Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation General Planning Support Program. To be eligible, applications must request…

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Groundwork Jacksonville is fortunate to have the support of VyStar Credit Union (VyStar) as one of our major donors to the Emerald Trail and McCoys Creek projects. Originally founded in 1952 as Jax Navy Federal Credit Union to serve civil service, military employees and their families at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the credit union was…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Taps Ehas to be CEO Jacksonville, Fla. 9/19/2017 – Having devoted more than 12 years to polishing two of Jacksonville’s urban neighborhood gems as a board member and past board chair of Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP), Kay Ehas will now focus her attention on implementing the city’s Emerald Necklace as Groundwork Jacksonville’s new…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDWORK JACKSONVILLE HIRES FIRST CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dawn Emerick, Ed. D Selected After Competitive Search Jacksonville (March 2, 2015) – Groundwork Jacksonville has hired Dawn Emerick, Ed.D, as its inaugural chief executive. After an extensive regional search, which attracted a large pool of excellent candidates, Groundwork Jacksonville identified Emerick as the leading…

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We here at are GWJAX are excited to announce that we are on the hunt for our very first Executive Director. Are environmental and neighborhood revitalization your thing? Not afraid to put in some serious work to make this start-up successful? Apply today! Click here to view job announcement

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