McCoys Creek
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Emerald Trail
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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

Giving Tuesday Campaign to Fund Fruit Orchard

From the Seeds of Kindness Grows a Garden of Hope…

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United Way Commits $10M to Housing for All People

Groundwork Jacksonville was honored to be part of the United…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Welcomes Two New Board Members

Groundwork Jacksonville welcomes two new members to the volunteer Board…

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COJ, GWJ and JTA MOU Outlines Future Development of the Emerald Trail

The City of Jacksonville, Groundwork Jacksonville, and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) have announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the future design and development of the Emerald Trail.

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Emerald Trail 5K/10K September 30

The 4th Annual VyStar Emerald 5K/10K presented by JTC Running…

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