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Field of Interest Funds

This group of funds is ideal for donors passionate about specific issues, such as education, healthcare, the arts, religious instruction or any other that may be important to the community.

 

A. LEE FRENCH FAMILY TRUST

The A. Lee French Family Trust is to be used exclusively for the use and benefit of a charitable organization which provides care for domestic or wild animals, or birds, for a public or charitable purpose, and not operated for profit. Any such organization shall be exempt from Federal Taxes under IRC Section 501(c)(3), in order to be a recipient of a distribution from this Trust.


MOUNT DORA FRIENDS OF THE ENVIRONMENT FUND

This Fund was created to provide support for environmental issues, and specifically to promote and maintain the planting of trees within Mount Dora city limits. The fund wishes to aid the City and private residents in cultivating the local tree canopy. If you are a property owner in Mount Dora and would like to apply to be a tree recipient through the Live Oak Tree Grant please contact mountdoraenvironment@gmail.com for more information or visit their website at

http://www.mountdoraenvironment.org/tree-grant-info.html  

and select the ‘Ways To Give / Tree Grant Info’ section.


BIBLE EXPLORER FUND

Established by the First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora to assist benevolent needs in the community of Mount Dora and its surrounding areas.


FRANK BROWN YOUTH FUND

Established by Frank Brown to provide funds for projects that benefit the Mount Dora youth between the ages of eight (8) and eighteen (18).


HAGERTY SWIM TRUST

This trust was established to provide funds for the support of competitive swimming for youth in the Mount Dora area.


LIVERIGHT ENDOWMENT FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

This endowment will assist and promote live performances of the performing arts (preferably classical and/or church music) sponsored or produced by non-profit and/or religious organizations headquartered within the city limits of Mount Dora.


MAGGIE EVANS FUND

Maggie Evans left special provisions in her Last Will and Testament for the creation of a sub-fund for the benefit of assisting lesser-known organizations whose mission is to care for abandoned, abused, or neglected animals.


MOUNT DORA CONCERT FOUNDATION

Established by the Mount Dora Community Concert Association to provide financial assistance to Mount Dora area students for music education in the form of camps, seminars/workshops, scholarships or other musical related areas.