Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Shaping a bright future for each & every person in Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Shaping Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Picture our city’s natural, economic, and cultural resources within everyone’s reach.

Building equity & vibrant neighborhoods throughout Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Building Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Imagine a place where it is a matter of community pride to visualize, plan, and mobilize resources for every neighborhood.

Creating space
for ingenuity &
partnership to
thrive in
Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Creating Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Picture a city known for breakthrough ideas that enhance the lives of local and global citizens.

Cultivating job diversity & economic vitality in Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Cultivating Gainesville.

Citizen centered.

People empowered.

Imagine a clear, streamlined process designed to help you start a local business.

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Charting a course toward a new American city

Gainesville is defining a new kind of city – a new American city – that aspires to become a model for other communities by solving critical issues through collaboration and intentional design. More important, we are striving to create a new and inspiring experience for the people who call Gainesville home.

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We have incredible opportunities available in this city, from beautiful nature and interesting people to sports and cultural activities. Gainesville has managed to grow without the trade-off that most cities experience when expansion occurs, whether that be bad traffic or increased crime rates.

— Dug, Associate VP

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I love the opportunities for enrichment and cultural features in Gainesville. Neighbors are neighbors here – no matter where you come from, how old you are, or how big your house is.

— Vivian, Lifetime Community Advocate

2/5

In Gainesville, you can incubate any crazy idea. It's a community that offers an awesome quality of life where you can get started up – whether that’s starting a business or a family – without taking huge risks.

— Chris, Entrepreneur

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Non-profit organizations in Gainesville all work together to bring out the best in each other. Philanthropy in this community is very collaborative. We have an extremely high number of nonprofits for a city of this size, so it’s all about matching the passion of a citizen with the right mission.

— Sherry, Executive Director

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I get to teach kids and have fun with them for a living. Discipline is the hardest part, but when you see these kids grow and learn and become better people, it’s so rewarding.

— Chauncy, Facilities Director

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Empowerment starts with you.

Explore 311GNV, where you can be a part of the solution.

Use 311GNV to report issues such as graffiti, potholes, overgrown lots, and damaged or missing street signs in the city of Gainesville. The interactive map allows you to pinpoint the issue’s location. The appropriate city of Gainesville staff will be alerted and a response coordinated to ensure satisfactory resolution.

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