Sponsor the 29th Annual EDDY Awards

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The EDDY Awards, an initiative of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, is an annual event to celebrate excellence in teaching and teachers of the year from Duval County’s more than 180 public schools. The event is a moving gala dinner where teachers, their spouse/guest and principal attend, free of charge. More than 1,000 people – parents, fellow teachers, community leaders and other education advocates – attend the event, which culminates with the naming of the 2020 Duval County Teacher of the Year.

What: The 29h Annual EDDY Awards Gala Honoring: Nominees, Semi-Finalists, Finalists, and the 2020 Duval County Teacher of the Year

When: Friday, January 17, 2019; 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Hosted By: The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is an independent nonprofit organization that works to close the opportunity gap by developing and equipping leaders with best practices in education.

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!
  • Title Sponsor: Florida Blue
  • Finalist Sponsors: Deutsche Bank, Rotary Clubs of Jacksonville, VyStar, Wells Fargo 
Semi-Finalist Sponsorship - $10,000


Benefits of Sponsorship

  • One (1) priority Semi-Finalist table, which includes corporate seating for four(4)
  • Seated with your named Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist, their principal and guests
  • Full page corporate advertisement with priority placement in Gala program book
  • Separate logo listing with priority placement on back cover of Gala program book
  • Priority logo placement on Teacher of the Year T-shirts, distributed to each of the 180+ school-based
    Teachers of the Year
  • Priority logo placement in thank-you advertisement placed in the Florida Times-Union
  • Corporate statement regarding company’s commitment to education listed on JPEF website
  • Weekly social media posts on Facebook and Twitter for the two weeks surrounding announcement of the
    Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalists 
School Sponsorship - $5,000
  • Benefits of Sponsorship
  • One (1) School Sponsorship table, which includes corporate seating for four (4)
  • Full page corporate advertisement in Gala program book
  • Separate logo listing on back cover of Gala program book
  • Logo placement in thank-you advertisement placed in the Florida Times-Union 
Teacher Sponsorship - $2,500
  • Benefits of Sponsorship
  • Corporate seating for two (2)
  • Half page corporate advertisement in Gala program book
  • Separate corporate listing on back cover of Gala program book
  • Priority corporate listing in thank-you advertisement placed in the Florida Times-Union
 Table Sponsorship - $1,000
  • Underwrite tickets for eight school-level Teachers of the Year
  • Corporate seating for 2
  • Corporate listing in thank you advertisement in the Florida Times-Union

 

Purchase a Sponsorship

For higher levels of sponsorship or custom-built sponsorship packages, please contact:
Jen Silva
Director of Fund Development 
(904) 575-0447
jen@jaxpef.org

Upcoming Event

EDDY Awards

  • Date: Friday, Jan 17, 2020
  • Time: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency, 220 E Coastline Drive
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