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.



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

The Prairie Enthusiasts 2017 Annual Conference

March 4

JDCF is co-hosting this annual, one-day conference with the Northwest Illinois Prairie Enthusiasts.  The theme will be Landscapes of the Future: Challenges & Opportunities. Two keynote speakers will be Jeff Walk of The Nature Conservancy, speaking on “Climate Change & Habitat Preservation & Restoration” and Bob Palmer of the Effigy Mounds National Monument, speaking on “Fertile Ground […] Read More

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Popcorn & Program: FIRE, the Science of Prairie Restoration Burns

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn about the important role fire plays in the prairie ecosystem from our own Director of Land Stewardship, Ryan Getz. This “Popcorn & Program” is at the Galena Territory Association on Saturday, March 18 at 6:30 PM with the program beginning at 7:00 PM. As a follow up, all are welcome to come out in April […] Read More

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JDCF Annual Meeting

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join fellow JDCF members and our guest speaker, botanical artist, George Olson, at our annual meeting.  Mr. Olson will have some of his work on site.  We will also be honoring John & Barbara Rutherford as recipients of the 2017 Nancy Hamill Winter Conservation Leadership Award.

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Calling All Volunteers – River Clean Up

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

The annual Mississippi River Clean Up will take place from 8 am until 3:30 pm at Gear’s Ferry Landing south of Galena. Individuals and families with older children are welcome.   This event is generously sponsored by Chestnut Mountain Resort. Boats and shovels are needed. Anyone who provides a boat for the day will be reimbursed […] Read More

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