Corporate Sponsors, Donors

Corporate Sponsors / Donors

Ellie Zimmerman, 2019 Heart of the Runway Chair, and Linda Cunningham

“At Publix Charities, we share a passion for discovering and fostering the unique abilities and contributions fo members of the community. We are glad to support NFSSE so they can continue to prepare individuals for employment opportunities.” ~ Publix Charities

North Florida School of Special Education is sincerely grateful to have the support of local businesses, corporations, major individual donors, foundations and grants. 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 Jessica Waugaman, Director of Advancement, at 904-724-8323 ext. 222 or

Grants and Foundations

The Able Trust
Bledsoe Charitable Giving Fund
Delores Barr Weaver Foundation
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
North Coast Construction
Chick-fil-A Jacksonville Beach