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COMMUNITY FIRST CARES FOUNDATION and Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Announce Artist Grants | $10,000 TO BE AWARDED IN 2018 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. April 24, 2018 –The Community First Cares Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Community First Credit Union, in collaboration with the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville announce the second-year partnership to cont ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was the week before school started when a Jacksonville mom told the principal at Martin Luther King Jr. FAME Academy that she didn't know if her kids would be there on the first day because she didn't have clothes and shoes for them to wear. It's a familiar situation for a lot of families here on the First Coast and since Hurricane Irma, the need is gre ...

Giving Closet event helps students in need get new clothes for school JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A local teacher brought community leaders and organizations together Thursday to open Jacksonville’s first Giving Closet, a full-service clothing assistance program to help students in need. School administrators told News4Jax that a lack of resources accounts for growing attendance iss ...

A new program, MBF Teen Safety Matters™, was recently launched by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children to prevent child abuse and bullying among teen-agers. The new program complements the MBF Child Safety Matters™ curriculum for elementary students. “We are thrilled and grateful that funding and support have combined to launch this needed program,” said Ed Burr, chairman ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Public Education Fund today launched PowerUP Jax, a new initiative to fuel innovation in public school classrooms across Duval County by funding teachers' creative classroom projects. PowerUP Jax is an online portal where community members can invest in innovative projects designed by teachers in Duval County. "You don't have to be Warren ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Community First Credit Union has always had a spirit of service due to its roots in serving educators. Now that spirit is being expanded with the Community First Cares Foundation. This will allow Community First to extend its influence into nonprofits in the region, something beyond good events like Community First Saturdays. With more than 100,000 member ...

Outsiders can broaden perspectives and warn about traps that result from a narrow vision. There are major projects now: Teach for America, which provides outstanding college graduate teachers to schools in needy neighborhoods. Generation Wow, a new initiative by Donna Orender’s Generation W organization that promotes women’s leadership. The foundation will house all of ...

Grant Recipient: Monique Burr Foundation

Monique Burr Foundation Teen Safety Matters Program

A new program, MBF Teen Safety Matters™, was recently launched by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children to prevent child abuse and bullying among teen-agers. 

Community First Cares

637 N Lee St. (P.O. Box 2600)
Jacksonville, FL 32232

Phone: (904) 371-8090

Email: [email protected]

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The Community First Cares Foundation supports projects that place a special emphasis on activities that improve financial literacy, enhance the quality of our educational system, upgrade the health and welfare of our community and help the underserved citizens improve their quality of life.  We offer funding to help our community partners implement these initiative right here on the First Coast.