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COJ/HUD Public-Philanthropic Initiative Award

The City of Jacksonville, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Jacksonville Field Office, is proud to announce the inaugural COJ/HUD Public-Philanthropic Initiative Award. This annual award will recognize excellence in public-philanthropic partnerships that have both transformed the relationship between sectors and led to measurable benefits in terms of increase in the health, safety, education, economic opportunity, inclusivity, housing and cultural opportunities for low and moderate-income families.

This award is modeled after the HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in partnership with The Council on Foundations. Jacksonville is the first city to locally replicate this national award.

For more information and to apply, click on the links below to view the award brochure and application: 

For questions not covered in the award brochure, contact the COJ Strategic Partnerships Office at COJPartnershipsAward@coj.net or 904-255-5007.


The application period for the 2021 COJ/HUD Public-Philanthropic Initiative Award is now closed. Click here to learn about the 2021 Awardees and their initiatives.