Corporate Sponsors, Donors

Corporate Sponsors / Donors

img_0024-1North Florida School of Special Education is sincerely grateful to have the support of local businesses, corporations, major individual donors, foundations and grants. Through each of your generous gifts and steadfast belief in our collective vision, NFSSE is able to continue improving the lives of students and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

With endless thanks, we recognize and honor the following donors who play a significant role in shaping the future of both our students and our school.

If you are interested in partnership opportunities with North Florida School of Special Education, please contact Melanie Jensen, Director of Development, at 904-724-8323 ext. 222 or

Grants and Foundations

The Able Trust
The Boeing Company, Florida
David A. Stein Charitable Trust
Deerwood Rotary
Delores Barr Weaver TCF Staff Giving Fund
Dollar General Literacy Grant
Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville
Elizabeth and Frederick McNabb Jr. Charitable Fund
GATE Foundation

Jess and Brewester J. Durkee Foundation
Lucy Gooding Charitable Foundation Trust
Public Service Grant, City of Jacksonville
Rotary Charity Foundation
Thomas M. & Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Foundation
Uptown Civitan

Companies and Corporations

Bank of America Corporation
Dostie Homes, LLC
Fidelity National Financial
Florida Blue
Gate River Run / First Place Sports
Goodwill Industries of North Florida
The LBA Group
Publix Super Market Charities, Inc.
Ring Power Corporation
Rogers Towers, Attorneys at Law
Telugu Association of the Jacksonville Area
VHS Investments
Wells Fargo


Individual Donors

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bower
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dostie
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hinson
Mr. Kim Kawasaki
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNabb
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Meadows
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Smith
Mr. Michael Ward
Drs. Mark and Theresa Abood
Mr. and Mrs. David Albaneze
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Arnold
Mr. and Mrs. James Atnip
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Baker
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ball
Ms. Jean Bianchi
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bledsoe
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chupp
Ms. Linda Cunningham
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Hazelip
Ms. Ellen Hiser
Dr. and Mrs. Todd Igel

Dr. Bashyam Iyengar
Ms. Monica Jacoby
Mr. and Mrs. James Kolster
Mr. and Mrs. Bert and Demetria Livingston
Mr. and Mrs. David Lombardo
Mr. and Mrs. John Macdonald
Mr. Justin McKenzie
Mr. and Mrs. William McNabb
Ms. Nancy McConeghy
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Middleton
Mr. and Mrs. Blake Murray
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Petway
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Prewitt
Mr. and Mrs. John Roberts
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ross
Mr. Jay Shiba
Ms. Cara Singer
Mr. Rick Sontag
Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Steinkamp
Mr. Ray Van Landingham
Ms. Carolyn Williams

Special Events Sponsors

Berry Good Farms
Chupp Family Foundation
Dillard’s at the Town Center
Entech, Andy Lee
Fidelity National Financial
Forking Amazing Restaurants
Fran Hickinbotham
Gary McCalla
General Truck Equipment and Trailer Sales, Inc.
Intuition Ale Works

John and Ann Macdonald
Linda Cunningham
Lynette Self, Rose of Sharon Florist
Mike and Elaine Ashourian
Native Sun
Publix Supermarket Charities
Regions Bank
Republic National Distributing Company
Rogers Towers, Attorneys at Law
Suzanne Hendrix Design