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 and developmental differences.

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 Fundraising & Grants, at 904-724-8323 ext. 222 or

Grants and Foundations

The Able Trust
Blake Bortles Foundation
Bledsoe Charitable Giving Fund
Delores Barr Weaver Foundation
Deerwood Rotary
Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville
DuBow Family Foundation
Jess & Brewster J. Durkee Foundation
MaryEllen Willis Foundation
Nona J. Rawls & H. Taylor Jones Foundation
Thomas M. & Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Foundation
Lucy Gooding Charitable Foundation Trust
Florida Blue Foundation
GATE Foundation
HEAL Foundation
Florida Blue Foundation
Red Coat / THE PLAYERS Championship
TEGNA Foundation
The Boeing Company, Florida
Tim Tebow Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation


Companies and Corporations

CSX Transportation
Dostie Homes, LLC
Goodwill Industries of North Florida
Gate River Run / First Place Sports

Special Events Sponsors

Black Sheep
Calvary Worship Center
Chupp Family Foundation
The CSI Companies
C&R General Contractors, Inc.
Dillard’s at the Town Center
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Ashourian
Forking Amazing Restaurants
Mr. & Mrs. Chris Hazelip
Fran Hickinbotham
General Truck & Trailer Equipment
Mr. Gary McCalla
Mr. & Mrs. John Macdonald
Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Steinkamp
UBS Financial Services, Ms. Jeanie Taras
Intuition Ale Works
Lynette Self, Rose of Sharon
Ms. Linda Cunningham
Native Sun
New York Life
Nichols Equipment
Live Oak Contracting, LLC
Republic National Distributing Company
Atlantic Self Storage
Publix Super Market Charities
Suzanne Hendrix Design
Rogers Towers, Attorneys at Law
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Arnold
Disabled Services, City of Jacksonville
Peninsular Pest Control
MOO-VE It! 5K Run
Kathryn McGehee/One Achord
VyStar Credit Union