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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. Click here to view the award announcement flyer or see below for more information about the award.
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Criteria for Judging:

  • Strength of the Cross-Sector Partnership

  • Locally Driven Outcomes

  • Opportunity Zones

  • Lasting Impact

  • Evidence-Based Innovation

  • Transferability


  • August 2019: Award announcement

  • January 2021: Award application & brochure released to public 

  • February 2021: Application due date

  • June 2021: Announcement and awards ceremony

For more information, contact the COJ Strategic Partnerships Office at or 904-255-5007.