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Memorials: Remembering Someone Special

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is honored to accept donations in memory of a cherished family member or friend. In many cases, the deceased or his/her family have established a fund to specifically support a particular work or organization that was particularly meaningful to the deceased. Below is a selection of the most recently established memorial funds that you may choose, or you may search for another fund or interest area by using the search tool.

You can make any donation in memory or honor of someone by noting such in the Comments section of the donation form for any fund you choose. If you’d like us to acknowledge your donation to someone other than the fundholder, please provide the contact information for the recipient in the comment box as well.

Scenic Jacksonville Endowment to Protect and Enhance Scenic Beauty in Jacksonville

Created in honor of William D. Brinton to advance the scenic beauty of Jacksonville, Florida through education, policy and citizen engagement.

Bill Brinton Scenic Jacksonville EndowmentWilliam D. ‘Bill’ Brinton served as a Trustee of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida for twelve years, and was chairman from 2014-2015. When he learned that he had a terminal illness, he set out to create a permanent fund at The Community Foundation to continue his life’s work—preserving and protecting his beloved and beautiful Jacksonville. The Scenic Jacksonville Endowment to Protect and Enhance Scenic Beauty in Jacksonville will ensure that there is perpetual funding for the things he held most dear: civic engagement, advocacy and education to preserve the natural beauty we cherish. The endowment will benefit Scenic Jacksonville.

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Debbie Liles Memorial Fund

Debbie LilesDebbie Liles glorified God with the most joy and passion through music, and inspiring that passion in others.  He called her to sing, and to direct others to do the same.  Her love of music combined with her love of children to make her a transcendent mother and elementary school music teacher. She often said that there is a purity in a child's singing voice that no adult can ever achieve.   If you can help contribute to a single child hearing beautiful music, or finding their head voice, or experiencing more of the beauty in all of the fine arts, you will have honored Debbie Liles.  To that end, this fund will secure and strengthen the music program at San Jose Elementary School, where she gave so much of her life.

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Genie Cooke - memorial gifts to The DESC Endowment

Genie CookeDowntown Ecumenical Services Council was very close to Genie Cooke's heart. For more than twenty years, she was involved in this ministry in a variety of ways, giving of her time, gifts and resources to support DESC's work with some of Jacksonville's most vulnerable residents. Contributions in her memory will help to insure that people in difficult situations will receive the help they need.

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Anne Hartje Memorial Fund

Anne HartjeAnne Hartje was a loving wife and mother, devoted parishioner, dedicated volunteer, successful businesswoman, and accomplished music aficionado. Anne's passions and family found her engaged in numerous activities across Jacksonville. Her energetic spirit and sweet personality will be greatly missed. Anne's favorite charities will be supported through this fund.

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For all other funds, search by key word or fund name in the box, and select a Fund from the results. If you can't locate a fund or need assistance, call our office at (904) 356-4483.

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