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

Movie Event: Intelligent Trees with Randy Nyboer Speaking

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Do trees have human-like characteristics? That’s the premise of this 45-minute documentary film, which features German forester Peter Wohlleben, and is based on his internationally best-selling book, “The Hidden Life of Trees.” The film will be screened at the Galena Territory Association Owners Club with doors opening at 6, the movie at 7 followed by […] Read More

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JDCF Annual Meeting with Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative at the Morton Arboretum

March 30 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The public is invited to attend JDCF’s annual meeting for an interactive social hour, election and re-election of board members, and the announcement of the recipient of the 2018 Nancy Hamill Winter Conservation Leadership Award.  Our keynote speaker will be Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative and Manager of Community Trees Program at […] Read More

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JDCF’s Biggest Tree Contest

April 1 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm

You may hear people speak of them reverently. You might catch word of a “big tree,” an important tree, a “Champion Tree.” But what does this mean? JDCF is sponsoring a Biggest Tree Contest to recognize the largest tree within each of the designated native tree species that grow in Carroll, Jo Daviess, and Stephenson […] Read More

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Wine & Woodcocks Viewing Party

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a lawn chair, blanket, and beverage of choice and join us at dusk to learn about and view woodcocks at JDCF’s Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary.  It is a half mile hike to the viewing area and an ATV will be available for those needing assistance. A flashlight may be helpful for the walk […] Read More

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