IN MEMORY OF
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.
“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
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.
To make a gift via a donor-advised fund or stock, please contact
Sharon Burch, Managing Director at
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Mary Jo Papich$250.00
William & Cathy Stilfield Stilfield$200.00
larry and lola Sutherland$100.00
Pete and Lee Madsen$100.00
John & Cheryl Patterson$100.00
Dan Younger/Maureen Zegel$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.