Honorary, Memorial & Special Gifts

Honor Your Loved Ones or Your Special Occasion!

Gift Options:

In Honor of: Show your support to someone extraordinary through an honorary gift. Please specify if you are giving in honor of a holiday or another occasion, such as a wedding, anniversary, birthday, or just because.

In Memory of: Celebrate the life of someone who has passed by making a gift in their memory. Gifts can be given for specific preserves or projects.

Special Occasion: Making gifts to non-profit organizations in lieu of personal gifts for special occasions has become a growing trend.  This will offer a new and meaningful way to celebrate any occasion and will give your guests an opportunity to support a vibrant and viable not-for-profit that you care about.  JDCF can provide logo and other marketing materials.

  • All gift recipients will receive a letter telling them about your gift to JDCF.  The amount will not be disclosed.
  • Your gift and its designation  will be highlighted in JDCF’s annual report.

You can make your gift online or download our Tribute Gift Form and mail it to us.



 
Questions? Contact Christie Trifone-Simon at 815.858.9100, with  any additional information regarding your gift’s designation.

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution to JDCF may qualify for a tax deduction based on your individual circumstance. JDCF’s tax identification number is 36-4391349.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Critters of the Night

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join JDCF on Saturday, October 2oth at 10:00 AM to learn about some of our nocturnal friends, owls and bats. This program, geared towards a middle school grade level, introduces the life cycle of the owl and its food and habitat. It also identifies the characteristics that make the owl a perfect predator and member […] Read More

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Keynote Address: Kay Rhoads, Principal Chief of the Sac & Fox Nation

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

To kick off JDCF’s Voices from the Past: An Archaeological & Cultural Symposium, Kay Rhoads, Principal Chief of the Sac and Fox Nation, will give a keynote speech on Friday evening at 7:00 PM at the Hanover Township Park District Building, 500 Fillmore Street, Hanover, IL.  There is a $10.00/person entrance fee for non-JDCF members.

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Voices from the Past: An Archaeological & Cultural Symposium

November 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

JDCF’s Wapello Reserve has many stories to tell about the native people who once inhabited the Mississippi River Driftless area. Exploration of Wapello’s broad terraces show that Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian, and Euro-American peoples used the land along the Apple River over many millennia. These occupations left a rich record of artifacts, hearths, storage pits, […] Read More

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Potluck & Program – Citizen Science, Modern Technology & the Conservation of Nature

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Charlie Blake, PhD biologist, will present on Citizen Science, Modern Technology and the Conservation of Nature. Charlie directs RiverWatch, an Illinois statewide citizen science program which monitors stream health. She will be giving an overview of popular phone apps including eBird and iNaturalist and web sites like FieldScope, which allow for far more accurate gathering […] Read More

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