Through our several partnerships and our Community First Cares Foundation, we provide support to local teams, schools, children, and families through education initiatives, scholarship, financial literacy and much more.
Raymond A. Vinson Scholarship
In honor of the founder of Community First, the credit union annually awards five graduating seniors the four-time, annual $1,500 Raymond A. Vinson Scholarship to attend a Florida college or university. Learn more
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
We are proud to be the season sponsor of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.
The Florida Theatre
In 2017, we became the Florida Theatre’s first ever season-long sponsor and partner for all of its programs and events. As part of this unique sponsorship, our members in the 23-40 age range are eligible for a complimentary membership to the theatre's First A.C.T. young professional group. Click here to request a membership to First A.C.T.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Community First has been a longtime partner of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Every holiday season , we sponsor the ZOOLights event which lights up the 80-acre park with thousands of twinkling lights on trees, sculptures, and displays.
Jacksonville Moms Blog
Every Summer, we partner with the Jacksonville Moms Blog for the Community First Park Hop Series. Park Hops are free events throughout the summer at parks in and around the First Coast.
Sing Out Loud Festival
We are proud to help present St. Augustine’s Sing Out Loud Music Festival, the largest free music festival held in St. Johns County. For three weekends in September, hundreds of musical acts and artists play on multiple stages including the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, the Colonial Oak Music Park, Mardi Gras, Hoptinger, Tempo Bistro, and many more.
Clay County Fair
A genuine “Family A Fair” Community First offers ongoing support of this local treasure. In addition to financial support, Community First’s Clay County branches operate as ticket purchase sites, providing fairgoers ease and convenience of securing their advance tickets.
The Salvation Army of Northeast Florida
Each year, Community First employees celebrate the giving spirt of the holiday season by joining together to assist the Salvation Army of Northeast Florida during its Holiday Stocking campaign. Employees stuff over 300 with gifts and goodies which are then distributed by the Salvation Army to children and families in need.
Hockey is BACK! In October 2017, we announced support of the Jacksonville Icemen. In its inaugural season, the Jacksonville Icemen will play 36 home games and provide a family-friendly game day experience and plenty of entertainment.