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Community Support

Shilts CPA, PLLC is committed to supporting our local community. We feel it is important to uplift people in need through volunteer work and financial support. We voice our support and will ensure you know about our philanthropic ventures. Perhaps you might even join in and share in our service!

Please get to know the nonprofits we support that are making a difference in our community!

Forensic & Business Valuation Division. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that advances one of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' most important goals of protecting families, particularly children. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide financial assistance to organizations through grants to help families, particularly children, adversely affected by the breakup of the family unit. Mission Statement: "Provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law."

CPA Day of Service. On this day, CPAs across Florida gather to engage in service projects that give back to their local communities. The FICPA's YCPA committee leads the profession in a yearly statewide CPA Day of Service. Mission Statement: "Encouraging CPAs across Florida to engage in service projects to give back to their local communities."

Established in 2017, Freed to Run™ is a six-day marathon relay series organized by Gunster business litigation attorney Mike Freed to improve health outcomes for low-income and vulnerable patients. Dollars raised through Freed to Run™ enable Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA) to fund a full-time attorney for civil legal issues and offer comprehensive support so that no one must run alone in this fight. Mission Statement: "To provide legal aid for underprivileged communities in northeastern Florida."

At the same time, we will request specific documents to aid us in planning your matter.

Established in 1937, JALA is a nonprofit law firm that delivers economic, social, and housing justice to low-income and at-risk individuals and families on the First Coast. Its mission statement is: "To provide high-quality legal assistance to low-income and special needs groups – to empower them to accomplish energetic and affirmative advocacy, all to alleviate the circumstances, incidents, and causes of poverty and discrimination."

Our expert will meet with you to discuss the completed planning. Onboarding begins, and based on our planning, you will receive an updated engagement letter, retainer request, and supplemental document request.

The Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida has been building, sustaining, and connecting Jewish communities in Northeast Florida, Israel, and worldwide for over 65 years. They provide supportive and human services, philanthropy, financial grants to refugees around the world, humanitarian relief, disaster relief, and protect and enhance the well-being of the Jewish and general community through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and Torah (learning). Mission Statement: "To strengthen, support, and sustain Jewish life in our local community, Israel, and around the world through the mobilization of volunteer and financial resources."

The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association was founded in 1982 to provide support and networking for women lawyers in Jacksonville, Florida. JWLA membership is open to all attorneys, regardless of gender identity, in Jacksonville, Florida, and surrounding counties. JWLA is a Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Mission Statement: "To actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of its members in the legal profession, judiciary, and community at large."

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Their mission statement is "improving lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications".

The Sulzbacher Center is the only comprehensive homeless facility in Jacksonville, Florida, where the average stay is two months. A case manager works with every client to develop a plan for transitioning back into the community. Their mission statement is "To provide our community with affordable access to housing, health care, and opportunities for economic growth."

Our Community

"We support nonprofits in our community, especially the underserved, whose economic and cultural value enhances our community. We invest in the future."

‐ Josh Shilts, Expert, President & Founder of Shilts CPA