Award-Winning Impact

National Recognition

  • 2010

    Named an America’s Promise Place by the DC based America’s Promise Alliance, founded by Colin and Alma Powell; Alliance works to stop high school drop outs.

  • 2007

    President’s Grant awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • 2006

    Sapphire Award for Community Health Excellence awarded by Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Florida

  • 2004

    Bank of America’s Community Builder Award for high performance in strengthening the lives of children and youth in impoverished neighborhoods; one of first Jacksonville recipients of this annual award

  • 2002

    Named a Best Practice Model by the Pew Partnership’s “Solutions for America’s Cities” Initiative