Donor Spotlight: The Tom Nehl Fund

25 Years of Delighting Theatergoers Nothing compares to live theater.  And no one was more devoted to live community theater than trucking company magnate Tom Nehl. A frequent actor in local productions, Tom knew full well that keeping the doors open takes money, even though […]

Donor Spotlight: Ellis & Antoinette Rowe

Ellis Rowe and his wife, Antoinette, have always had a giving spirit.  In their early years, they always found a way to give their time and resources to their church, family and community.  Ellis’ career led to several relocations, and importantly, Antoinette provided the in-home […]

Donor Spotlight: Carolyn Hall

Northeast Florida is home to some very high profile philanthropists, but there are many donors whose giving occurs below the publicity radar. Like Carolyn Hall, who retired as the head librarian at the UF Borland Health Library in 1995. Her brother passed away soon after, […]

Spotlight: Helen Lane

Some people struggle with how to define philanthropy. It might be easier just to study Helen Lane, who has been practicing and promoting philanthropy in Jacksonville for decades. Helen and her late husband Edward connected with The Community Foundation in the 1980’s. Ed, who was chairman of the board […]