Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225  

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Master Plan

From Hidden Gem to Crown Jewel – Botanical Gardens Coming Soon!

The Grant

We are excited to announce that at the recommendation of Dolores Barr Weaver, and upon approval of the Board of Trustees of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens has been approved for a Challenge Grant in the amount of $70,000 from the Dolores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund to realize the vision for creation and implementation of the Botanical Gardens.

Why is it important?

A well-designed botanical garden draws tourist dollars to the local community, provides a wellspring of creativity for artists, teaches the benefits of using native plants and conserving water, sparks interest in children about the natural world . . . read more here

We are calling on you for help

This is a 1:1 challenge grant, every dollar you give is matched. Please help us to continue our mission of cultivating a unique environment for recreation, education, and inspiration.  With your generous donation, we can fulfill our commitment to the community with botanical gardens that will enhance our arboretum and the city of Jacksonville.

To support this very important effort click below



Or mail a check to

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

1445 Millcoe Road

Jacksonville, Florida 32225

Notate “Challenge Grant” in the information line.

Questions?  Contact Dana J. Doody, Executive Director at Danad@jacksonvillearboretum.org

Or call (904) 318-4342 

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens