Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
From Hidden Gem to Crown Jewel – Botanical Gardens Coming Soon!
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 and 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 and 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