Barnabas Nassau County, FL

Barnabas and Empty Bowls Receives 10K Grant


Oct 17


Barnabas Center and Empty Bowls has received a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund est. 2015. Delores Barr Weaver established this fund in 2015 to provide a $10,000 grant annually to support a premiere fundraising event in perpetuity at 20 local nonprofit organizations.  This grant will provide a permanent source of income for organizations that Mrs. Weaver has generously supported for many years. It is her hope that other individuals will make similar permanent gifts to organizations that have been important to them. This Fund is one of a collection of Funds established by Delores Barr Weaver at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Mrs. Weaver has an extraordinary legacy of philanthropy, and she has provided transformative support to dozens of nonprofit organizations that uplift, enlighten and advance our community. Her establishment of the Delores Barr Weaver Fund ($50 million) in 2012 was the largest gift in the Community Foundation’s history

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