Community Investment Grants - Florida and Georgia

To qualify for a Community Investment grant, organizations must:

  • Qualify for tax-exempt status under IRS code 501(c)(3)

  • Be physically located and provide services within the Cox residential service area (see our service areas here)

  • Meet a need in the community without unnecessary duplication of services

  • Promote sound fiscal and governance practices demonstrating overall financial health and sustainability

  • Regularly measure and evaluate program outcomes

  • Submit only one application; Organizations submitting multiple request will be disqualified.


Successful applications must:

  • Leverage other funding; funding will not be awarded to an organization if the Cox Charities grant is the only source of financial support

  • Seek funding only for activities and programs; requests to support one-time or special events will not be considered

  • Focus on a single, specific program within the organization

  • A Bed 4 Me Foundation (Gulf Coast) 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia (Middle Georgia)

  • Capstone Adaptive Learning and Therapy Centers, Inc. (Gulf Coast)

  • Child Advocacy Center, Inc. (Central Florida)

  • Fresh Start for Children and Families (Gulf Coast)

  • Healing Hoof Steps Corporation (Gulf Coast)

  • Mental Health Association of Okaloosa Walton Inc (Gulf Coast)

  • Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc (Central Florida)

  • United in Pink  (Middle Georgia)

Congratulations to our 2020 Community Investment Grant Recipients!

To optimize our impact, we do not support:

  • Athletic clubs or organizations

  • Capital campaigns and expenditures

  • Endowments

  • Foundations or organizations that would utilize funding for pass-through grant making purposes

  • General operating expenses, including but not limited to utilities, facility costs, administrative salaries or wages and fundraising or marketing expenses

  • Individuals

  • Programs supporting a political campaign or specific religious beliefs

  • Special or one-time events

Grant Process:

  • Requests for up to $5,000 will be considered.

  • All applications will be reviewed by the Cox Charities Advisory Board.

  • Nonprofits will be notified in October.

For additional information about

Florida's grants, contact

(850) 857-4571

For additional information about Georgia's grants, contact

(478) 314-3555