Program Overview

The Northwest Jacksonville Economic Development Fund (NWJEDF) is a public fund accessible by existing and prospective businesses in the Northwest Jacksonville area. The goals of the NWJEDF are to:
  • Create access to jobs for Northwest area residents.
  • Support the expansion of existing businesses within the Northwest area and encourage the creation of new service and retail businesses to serve the needs of the community.
  • Encourage redevelopment of vacant and underutilized buildings within the Northwest area.
  • Stimulate new investment within the Northwest area, adding to the tax base.
Guidelines and Processes
Click here to download the guidelines.

Map
NWJEDF Boundary

Application
Click here to download the application.

Food Desert Initiative  

Legislation
2019-0245
2018-0195

Reports
Food Desert Report March 18, 2019

Meeting Notices
December 17, 2018

Meeting Materials 
December 17, 2018 Presentation
Video Clip 1
Video Clip 2
Video Clip 3

Meeting Minutes
December 17, 2018

NWJEDF Current Projects
Click here to download a list of current projects. 

NWJEDF Annual Report
Click here to download a copy of the 2018 NWJEDF Annual Report.

NWJEDF Advisory Committee Members
John Allmand, JAA Architecture
Fred Atwill, Jr., ATWILL, LLC. 
George Barnes, George A. Barnes Realty
Cynthia Glover, Regions Bank
Valerie Jenkins, Wells Fargo
Karen Landry, War on Poverty
Royce McGowan, McGowan Spinal Rehabilitation Center
Joseph Whitaker, City of Jacksonville

NWJEDF Advisory Committee Bylaws
Click here to download a copy of the bylaws.

NWJEDF Advisory Committee Meeting Times
The advisory committee meets quarterly at City Hall, 117 West Duval Street, in Conference Room C on the third floor.  For current meeting information please click here.

NWJEDF Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee April 2019 Meeting Minutes - DRAFT
NWJEDF Advisory Committee January 2019 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee September 2018 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee April 2018 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee March 2018 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee January 2018 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee November 2017 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee July 2017 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee May 2017 Meeting Minutes

Staff Contacts
Corey Craig, (904) 255-5445, ccraig@coj.net 
Joe Whitaker, (904) 255-5456, josephw@coj.net