September 15, 2019

On September 11, 2019, more than 600 people took to the stairs at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida to honor and remember all those lost on 9/11 and in the days, weeks, months and years that followed. Participants climbed 1,980 steps - the equivalent of...

August 5, 2019

The Grit Foundation and the St. Johns River State College will formally announce a new scholarship program for the Putnam County Sheriff’s office today. The Putnam County Sheriff’s office requested the Grit Foundation create the scholarship to ensure continuing educati...

June 11, 2019

We are so excited to announce our first ever K9! Join us in welcoming Green Cove Springs Police Department's newest officer, K9 Grit. He is a 13 month old German Shepherd who in the coming months will be a certified dual purpose police dog. While he has a few months be...

June 5, 2019

We couldn't be more excited about our partnership with Green Cove Springs Police Department! Tonight, our first act as their official charity included the presentation of a check for their very first K9. Starting a K9 unit is tough, but we know this department has the...

February 1, 2019

The 2019 Grit Gala kicked off on Saturday, January 26, 2019 with over 300 in attendance. Guests enjoyed remarks from Congressman Ted Yoho (FL-03), Grit Foundation board member Johnny Counts, Co-Founders Matt Harrison, Kat Cammack, Jessica Norfleet and Gilchrist Sheriff...

January 14, 2019

Putnam County Sheriff Gator DeLoach in conjunction with members of the Grit Foundation board of Directors will announce their new partnership on Thursday, January 17, 2019. This partnership will allow the Grit Foundation to advocate on behalf of and support the Putnam...

January 13, 2019

Gainesville, FL - The Grit Foundation announced today that complimentary tickets for the
upcoming 2019 Grit Gala for local first responders would become available Thursday, January
10th at 10:00am. The complimentary tickets include a prime rib dinner, drink tickets, si...

November 20, 2018

Gainesville, FL – Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz in conjunction with members of the Grit Foundation board of Directors will formally announce their new partnership on Friday, November 30, 2018. This partnership will allow the Grit Foundation to advocate on beha...

November 14, 2018

Orange Park, FL - Tuesday, the Grit Foundation's "Nitty Gritty Cookin' Team" cooked and served dinner for 85 of the Clay Sheriff's neighborhood engagement team aka NET. The Clay Sheriff's NET Team is an enhanced strategy to reduce crime and engage the community. Reside...

June 26, 2018

Keystone Heights, FL – Saturday, June 23rd, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office hosted the CCSO 2018 Summer event at the Golden Head State Park in Keystone Heights. As part of their mission to support local law enforcement in Clay County, the Grit Foundation rallied volun...

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