2022 Mayor's Strategic Partnerships Initiative Awardees
City Recognizes Three Local Strategic Partnerships
Special performance by Don't Miss A Beat students at the awards ceremony.
Today, Mayor Lenny Curry announced the 2022 recipients of the Mayor’s Strategic Partnerships Initiative Award at an awards ceremony in City Hall. This award recognizes partnerships that have transformed the relationship between sectors and led to measurable benefits for low-and moderate-income individuals and families. The City of Jacksonville is excited to honor these three local initiatives that have made a significant impact in our community.

“Congratulations to our awardees for creating innovate solutions and developing strategic partnerships,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “Nonprofits play a critical role in the vibrancy of a community, and the City of Jacksonville is proud to partner with these nonprofit agencies to create better outcomes for Duval County residents. By strengthening the connection among cross-sector partners, our community is better able to address complex community issues and leverage opportunities for all.”

Awardees are selected by an independent jury panel and presented annually to three Jacksonville partnerships for completed or ongoing initiatives that are executed in collaboration with community partners. This year’s awardees:

This award highlights the power of collective impact that can be achieved through strategic partnerships. These organizations have created cross-sector partnerships to increase the quality of life for the most vulnerable in our community by investing in efforts within the following community goals areas: equitable and shared prosperity, quality education, health and wellness, and food security and nutrition.

Congratulations to the 2022 Awardees! Click here and see below to learn more about the awardees and their initiatives.
Awardee Highlight Flyers
Don't Miss A Beat, Inc.
Duval Safety Net Collaborative
Early Learning Coalition of Duval
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About COJ Strategic Partnerships
The Office of Strategic Partnerships, created by Mayor Lenny Curry, leads the mayoral priority of aligning the public, private and philanthropic sectors around common goals to create better outcomes for all Duval County residents. By strengthening the connection between the City of Jacksonville and cross-sector partners, our community will be better able to address complex community issues and leverage opportunities for Jacksonville's citizens.