Friends of the Environmental Center

A number of the UNF Environmental Center's research projects and initiatives are supported by contributions from generous donors. We would like to thank each and every one of our donors for their generosity and continued support of the Environmental Center's mission and its goals.


To discuss making an donation to support the Environmental Center's mission and goals, please contact Leigh Palmer, Director of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences. 

Environmental Center Sponsors

Name Level
Charles & Jennifer Ged Preservationist
River Branch Foundation Preservationist
Cummer Family Foundation Environmentalist
Environmental Remediation Services Inc. Pathfinder
Jace Hargis Pathfinder
Dona Kerlin Trail Blazer
Richard Crosby Trail Blazer
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, District IV Trail Blazer
Tony Rossi Trail Blazer
The Northeast Florida Association of Environmental Professionals Trail Blazer


Gift Levels

Corporate Gift Levels Individual Gift Levels
$250,000 Preservationist ‡ $5,000 Explorer
$100,000 Ecologist ‡ $1,000 Pathfinder
$50,000 Conservationist ‡ $500 Trail Blazer
$25,000 Naturalist $100 Hiker
$10,000 Environmentalist  


‡ Gifts at this level may be pledged up to five years


$5,000 Underwrites a faculty fellowship (Fellowship carries name of underwriter)

  • Leading a multidisciplinary team of faculty who offer environmentally related courses
  • Leading a multidisciplinary team of faculty engaged in environmental research
  • Conducting environmentally related research
  • Leading other environmentally related initiatives sponsored by the UNF Environmental Center