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Groundwork Jacksonville, Inc. was established in 2014 as the city's nonprofit partner in building the Emerald Trail and restoring McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek. Groundwork Jacksonville is one of 21 Groundwork USA trusts in the country and the only trust in Florida.


Check out our Annual Reports to see what we've been doing. We hope you consider getting involved! There are countless ways that you can play a pivotal role in our community.

Featured News

Green Team’s 400 Project Honors the Enslaved Voices of Kingsley Plantation

The Groundwork Jacksonville Green Team Youth Corps recently debuted “The…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Awarded NFWF Grant for Hogans Creek Restoration Design

Groundwork Jacksonville has been awarded a $294,000 grant from National…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Awarded Major HUD Grant for Watershed and Resiliency Planning

Groundwork Jacksonville (GWJax) is the recipient of a $718,809 grant…

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GWJax and JU Capture Baseline Data for Ongoing McCoys Creek Fish Study

GWJax has partnered with Jacksonville University Marine Science Institute on…

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Inaugural Emerald Trail 5K Raises More then $16K

The Inaugural VyStar Emerald Trail 5K on November 21, drew…

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