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.

NWJEDF Boundary

Click here to download the application.

Food Desert Initiative  


Food Desert Report March 18, 2019

NWJEDF Annual Report
Click here to download a copy of the 2019 NWJEDF Annual Report.

NWJEDF Advisory Committee Members
John Allmand, JAA Architecture
Fred Atwill, Jr., ATWILL, LLC. 
George Barnes, George A. Barnes Realty
Amber Cabrera, YPO
Cedrick Gibson, Florida State College at Jacksonville  
Cynthia Glover, Regions Bank
Valerie Jenkins, Wells Fargo

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 November 2019 Meeting Minutes 
NWJEDF Advisory Committee August 2019 Meeting Minutes 
NWJEDF Advisory Committee April 2019 Meeting Minutes
NWJEDF Advisory Committee January 2019 Meeting Minutes

Staff Contacts
Corey Craig, (904) 255-5445, 
Joe Whitaker, (904) 255-5456, 

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