Designated Beneficiary Funds
This fund group is perfect for donors who want to benefit particular groups or organizations dear to them.
ALICE EDGAR MEMORIAL FUND
Established by Samuel W. Edgar in honor of his wife to provide benefit to Hospice of Lake & Sumter, Inc., Golden Triangle YMCA, Mount Dora Public Library, and the Congregational Church of Mount Dora.
BREAST DISEASE DIAGNOSIS FUND
“Pink Tea” – Created by concerned women to assist those in financial need for mammograms or other medical assistance with regards to breast disease.
CHARLES EDGERTON MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN ENDOWMENT FUND
Established to provide income for the maintenance of the Charles Edgerton Memorial Fountain in Donnelly Park.
FIRST Robotics Team 1557 “12 Volt Bolt” is an inclusive organization made up of students and their mentors from throughout Lake County, Florida. They promote science and technology while developing life, career, and leadership skills. They build robots, but also build relationships. The mentors volunteer their time and help the students fundraise to assist in the costs of building robots for competitions.
HAROLD AND JANET ESCH ENDOWMENT FUND
Provide grants and/or scholarship funds to the Christian Home and Bible School, home program.
Established to provide scholarship funds for a student studying Horticulture, Landscaping, Natural Land and Chemical Sciences.
LIGHTHOUSE WALK ENDOWMENT FUND
Established to provide for maintenance for the lighthouse area at Gilbert Park.
MARTENSEN, REID AND GARDNER MEMORIAL FUND
In honor of Leon C. Martensen, Rena M. Reid, and Helen F. Gardner, this endowment fund was established by Ms. Reid in her estate planning. Its purpose is to provide for recreational facilities in east Mount Dora.
MORGAN LYNN ROMANO FS496.414 FUND
The fund was established for collection of funds given to assist with extreme medical needs for Morgan Lynn Romano.
This fund was established to receive charitable gifts on behalf of the Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club.
Gifts and bequests to benefit Mount Dora’s W. T. Bland Public Library.
Established by members of the Mount Dora Sister Cities Association to promote goodwill between Mount Dora and her Sister City of Forres, Scotland. The second fund was created by Donald McPeek to be used only for student travels to Sister Cities.
Depository for contributions made for the furtherance of sailing in the Mount Dora area.
SERENITY PARK FUND
Serenity Park is a project that is currently under construction at the corner of 9th Avenue and Tremain Street in Mount Dora. Upon the water tower being removed from the site, Ms. Mary Miller saw potential to add greenery, beauty, and serenity to yet another area of Mount Dora. This fund was established as a sub-trust within the Mount Dora Community Trust in order to provide a tax-exempt philanthropic status to the project and account. Citizens can make donations to The Mount Dora Community Trust - Serenity Park Fund, that are tax-exempt, and will help with the cost of the parks renovation.