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JIM WIDNER

IN MEMORY OF


JIM WIDNER
1946-2021


In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the Jazz Education Network (JEN). 
Jim Widner has been involved with this organization since it inception in 2008 as a founding member, a member of the original Board of Directors, and hosted the inaugural JEN Conference in St. Louis.

Select

“Dedicate this Donation”

in the donation process in memory of Jim Widner.


HOW YOUR GIFT MAKES AN IMPACT

 

$100 – A gift of $100 can support a full JEN membership for an aspiring artist educator to join the network of those more established in the field.

$250 – Scholarships Awards: A gift of $250 can help support a student scholarship award recipient to  attend the next JEN Conference.

$500 – JAZZ2U Grants/Community Engagement: Assist in funding a speaker, clinician, or performer, at any event that will  bring jazz to new or existing audiences via schools, community centers, performances or informances by  quality performers and advanced educators. This  program impacts thousands of students across the  country.

$1000 – Digital programming: Jazz Education Network Webinars has allowed our artist educator network to stay  active, keeping all of us connected with access to quality online programs that are relevant during these  challenging times. A gift of $1000 will help cover operational costs to continue bringing digital programs to the  jazz community.

$2500 – Program Support: A gift of $2500 can help us keep our dedicated team who has worked over the  past year to keep Jazz Education Network programs and daily operations afloat.

Please click below to give in memory of
JIM WIDNER

or mail your gift to the following address:

Jazz Education Network
1440 W Taylor St #1135
Chicago, IL  60607

Memo: JIM WIDNER

The Jazz Education Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit.
EIN 26-2880358

To make a gift via a donor-advised fund or stock, please contact
Sharon Burch, Managing Director at
sharon.burch@jazzednet.org
or call 1-312-781-6299.

CARES ACT TAX ADVANTAGES*

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), which was signed into law on March  27, 2020, includes new charitable deduction allowances. Your gift to Jazz Education Network at this time may  provide you with additional tax advantages. Please consult your own tax advisor.

Make a contribution online or to make a gift by check, donor-advised fund or stock, please contact Sharon Burch,  Managing Director at sharon.burch@jazzednet.org or call 1-312-781-6299.


THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION

Thank you to the following people for contributing in memory of Jim Widner.

Jamey Aebersold

$1,000.00

Vicki Skinner

$500.00

Mary Jo Papich

$250.00

Robert Boedges

$250.00

James Bell

$200.00

John & Cheryl Patterson

$100.00

Bobby Riley

$100.00

Robert Nordman

$100.00

Jane Lale

$100.00

Pete and Lee Madsen

$100.00

JAMES LINAHON

$100.00

KEITH O’QUINN

$100.00

Sharon Burch

$100.00

Sarena Roubideaux

$100.00

larry and lola Sutherland

$100.00

jeri ivey

$100.00

Paul Bangser

$50.00

Nicole Czarnomski

$50.00

Jo Ann Mosier

$50.00

Dan Younger/Maureen Zegel

$50.00

Bill & Cheri Schultz

$50.00

Jim Richards

$50.00

Christopher Kepley

$50.00

Jerene Enloe

$50.00

The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by

advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences.


JEN is committed to representing and cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of its operation including staff, board members, volunteers, presenters, clinicians, performers and audiences. 

This commitment is present in all programs and decision making.