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One Spark Partnered With New York-Based Group For Non-Profit Networking

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Cyd Hoskinson
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WJCT

Jacksonville’s One Spark is partnering with the Manhattan-based Foundation Center  to provide an additional level of networking support to social entrepreneurs and non-profits.One Spark co-founder Elton Rivas announced the alliance with the national philanthropic authority  at a news conference Monday morning. 

“They’re a group that provides grant makers and grant seekers with the opportunity to connect directly to talk about funding pathways for these organizations,” he said.

The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida will also provide each of the top ten social entrepreneur or non-profit One Spark vote getters with a one-year membership.

You can follow Cyd Hoskinson on Twitter @cydwjctnews.

CORRECTION: The quote in a previous version of this article was incorrectly attributed.