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Major support provided by*:
- The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
- The Jessie Ball duPont Equity and Placemaking Fund
Additional support provided by*:
- The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida
- Florida Blue
- First Horizon Foundation
- The Fund for Nonprofit News at The Miami Foundation
- Report For America
- VyStar Credit Union
- The Martha and Tom Baker Family Fund
- Gilchrist and Amy Berg
- The Cascone Family Foundation
- The DuBow Family Foundation
- The Egan Family Advised Fund
- Holly and Tim Finchem
- Caroline D. Fitzgerald
- Cynthia and Walter Graham, Jr.
- The Ann and David Hicks Family Charitable Fund
- The David M. Hicks Jr. Family Fund
- The J.B. Foundation
- Farley Kern and Mike Petro
- Barney and Edward Lane, III
- David and Katharine Loeb
- The Meyers-Labenz Family Fund
- The David C. Miller Family Foundation
- Pamela Y. Paul
- In Honor of Timothy D. Payne
- Sally and Anthony Perez
- Matthew Rapp
- Lauren and Ted Rueger
- Susan and Fred Schantz
- Fiona Strathern and Thad Moseley
- Dori and Bill Walton
- The Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund
- Kimmie Winston
- Jim and Ellen Wiss
* As of November 2023