2018 Award Winners


Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners!  We hope you join us on November 6th to celebrate these award winners and everyone who supports philanthropy across the First Coast.

Community Award 

AT&T Pioneers Jacksonville Life Members Club


Nominated by:

PACE Center for Girls of Jacksonville



Outstanding Civic Organization

Riverside Rotary Club 


Nominated by:

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Outstanding Corporation

Swisher International

Nominated by:

Jacksonville University

Outstanding Small Business

Steve Chapman's All-American Air

Nominated by:

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Outstanding Foundation

Berg Family Charitable Foundation

Nominated by:

UNF, St. Vincent's Healthcare, and Jacksonville Symphony

Outstanding Fundraising/Development Professional

Kit Thomas

Nominated by:

The Arc Jacksonville and North Florida School of Special Education

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

J.C. "Jay" Demetree, Jr.

Nominated by:

St. Vincent's Healthcare, Ronald McDonald House, and Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless

Next Generation

Harrison Snowden/Teens Take a Stand Club - Ponte Vedra High School

Nominated by:

Betty Griffin Center and Hubbard House



Outstanding Philanthropist

Meredith Chartrand Frisch

Nominated by:

The Discovery School