Office of Grants and Compliance

The Office of Grants and Compliance works to obtain federal, state, and private funding to increase the City of Jacksonville's capacity and capability to provide services to residents.

Grants Office Functions

  • Promote collaboration between City departments, authorities, and offices.
  • Foster partnerships between the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
  • Serve as a resource for City departments during grant research, award, and management.

The Grants Office also serves as a liaison for providing government Letters of Support, issues Public Service Grants, and manages the Richard A. McKissick Memorial DAWN Program. Click below, or on the navigation bar on the left side of this page, to access more information on the following:


Grants Office Staff

Kendra Mervin, Grant Administrator

Devon Dignan, Grants Compliance Officer

John Snyder, Public Service Grants and Trust Funds Coordinator

Larry Finkelstein, Grants Writer

Latrina Patrick, Grants Writer

214 N. Hogan Street, Suite 800
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Fax: (904) 255-8256