COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA DAY
FEBRUARY 2023: Community Foundation is recognized with official proclamation from Mayor Harvey Ward during the City of Gainesville’s State of the City Address
SARAH’S SWEETWATER GREENWAY LOOP FESTIVAL KICKS OFF
FEBRUARY 2023: WUFT – Sarah’s Sweetwater Greenway Loop Festival is a five-day event kicking off at the Cotton Club
SISTER CITY RZESZOW
OCTOBER 2022: WCJB – Gainesville city commissioners present check to sister city Rzeszow
GAINESVILLE DONATES $20,000
OCTOBER 2022: The Independent Florida Alligator – Gainesville donates $20,000 to Polish sister city aid to Ukrainian refugee efforts
SEPTEMBER 2022: The Gainesville Sun –Festivals to celebrate connections that would be made by Sweetwater Branch Greenway
GAINESVILLE THRIVING PROJECT
AUGUST 2022: The Gainesville Sun – Local groups need to work together to help Gainesville thrive
CELEBRATING 167th HOME BUILT
AUGUST 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – Alachua Habitat for Humanity Announced 167th Home Dedication
AUGUST 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – Dream on Purpose hosts two-day college readiness workshop
AUGUST 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – Cade Prize Announces 21 Fibonacci Finalists
ARC ALACHUA RECEIVES GRANT
JULY 2022: WCJB – Arc of Alachua receives grant improving computer access for its clients
FENSTER FAMILY AWARD
JULY 2022: Citrus County Chronicle – Bread of the Mighty Food Bank awarded Fenster Family Fund
IS GAINESVILLE THRIVING?
JUNE 2022: Gainesville Sun – Is Gainesville a thriving city? Does Gainesville aspire to thrive? What does a thriving city even look like?
CELEBRATING 15 YEARS!
MAY 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – Women’s Giving Circle celebrates 15 years of impact and awards $100,000 in grants
$1.3 MILLION + RAISED
APRIL 2022: WCJB – North Central Florida raised more than $1.3 million in less than 12 hours during The Amazing Give
APRIL 2022: WCJB – Charities in North Central Florida will participate in the annual The Amazing Give fundraising drive.
APRIL 2022: The Gainesville Sun – 37 local nonprofits would receive federal pandemic grants under recommendation
RECORD BREAKING FUNDRAISER
APRIL 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – The Amazing Give 12-hour online fundraiser event breaks previous records
$7 MILLION PANDEMIC RELIEF
APRIL 2022: The Gainesville Sun – Gainesville officials approve $7 million in pandemic relief to dozens of local nonprofits.
$7 MILLION GRANTS DIVIDED
APRIL 2022: WCJB – Gainesville commissioners divvy up $7 million for nonprofits
APRIL 2022: The Alachua Chronicle – Springtime swings at free outdoor concert celebrating Duke Ellington’s birthday
ARPA FUNDED GRANTS
MARCH 2022: WCJB – “My neighborhood, our neighborhood, Greater Duval!” Nonprofits apply for ARPA funded grants in Gainesville
$7 MILLION IN FUNDS
JANUARY 2022: The Gainesville Sun – Gainesville picks local nonprofit to distribute $7 million in federal coronavirus funds
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