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The Daily Record invites the local nonprofit community to submit news, announcements, success stories and other information they believe would be of interest to our readers. Email to email@example.com. After a six-month immersion in strategic philanthropy, 10 emerging philanthropists have collectively made grants totaling $50,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations in Northeast Florida.
Nurturing the next generation of Northeast Florida philanthropists is the goal of the Weaver Philanthropic Initiative at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, which periodically gathers a class of potential donors, guiding them through an education process and then an opportunity to experience hands-on grant-making. The nonprofit agencies benefiting from the grants: Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northeast Florida to support programming for children on the waiting list for a Big Brother or Sister. Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Florida to support after-school activities such as tutoring and summer enrichment programs. Camp I Am Special to support the capital campaign for a new aquatic center. City Year Jacksonville to help ensure children are able to reach their full potential. Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center for general operating support for programs for girls and families. I.M. Sulzbacher Center to support the new Sulzbacher Village project. Jacksonville Jewish Center’s Galinsky Academy to fund an experimental fundraising concept for the L’dor V’dor campaign which supports the educational programs at the center. Jacksonville Arts & Music School after-school program for students. Jewish Family and Community Services for its Inclusion Program to help children with special needs by providing full-time staff who support parents, teachers and student in academics, religious school and camp. Jewish Federation of Jacksonville for general funding for programs that support people in need at home and around the world. Leadership Jacksonville to create a curriculum on civil discourse to be used with other programs the organization offers. LGBT Resource Center at the University of North Florida for general operating support and to assist with sustaining its programs. My Village Project Community Fund at The Community Foundation to support grant-making for black-led nonprofits serving the black community in Jacksonville. St. Francis Soup Kitchen to assist with administrative costs. We Care Jacksonville to continue its mission to provide medical resources and services to those in need. For more information about the Weaver Philanthropic Initiative, contact Joanne E. Cohen, vice president, Philanthropic Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 356-4483.