The Education Foundation
The Education Foundation of Alachua County, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization founded in 1986 to support the Alachua County Public Schools. The first program administered by The Education Foundation was the Senior Scholarship Program, which provides college scholarships to local high school seniors.
In 1996, the Board of Directors expanded to administer the state Take Stock in Children Program, a mentoring and college scholarship program for at-risk middle and high school students in the community.
In 2001, the Foundation started a grant program to help fund teachers with classroom projects and supplies. Today, the Foundation still aims to support teachers through its Catalyst for Change program.
North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
The Council is an association of 25 units of general purpose local government. Member local governments include 12 counties and 14 of the municipalities in the region.
The Council, in partnership with economic development organizations and local governments, promotes regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life of the 12 counties and 40 incorporated municipalities in the north central Florida region. The Council administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union Counties.
2009 NW 67th Place
Gainesville, FL 32653-1603
Alachua County Library District
Alachua County Library District is a public library system in North Central Florida, providing books, movies, music, research assistance, programs and more free of charge to residents of Alachua County.
The Newberry Branch Library serves the resident of Newberry and its environs. The branch opened in 1993, was remodeled in 2007 and extensively remodeled and expanded in 2015.
110 S. Seaboard Dr.
Newberry, Fl. 32669