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Florida Lighthouse Association

Preserving, Restoring, Protecting & Defending Florida's Lighthouse Towers


The Florida Lighthouse Association’s (FLA) mission is to safeguard Florida’s remaining lighthouses for future generations by supporting community based restoration, preservation and education efforts.  Gifts from individuals like these makes that possible!

FLA recognizes donors for annual gifts made aUGUST 1ST THRU dECEMBER 31ST (17 mONTHS)     

LUMEN SOCIETY  ~ recognizes donors who make gifts of $250 or more
$250 can pay for two classrooms from transportation and program costs for a local school to have a field trip to a lighthouse and learn about Florida maritime history and the importance of preservation.

  • John Cronin
  • Richard & Marie Billings
  • Ed & Dorothy Butler
  • Daryl Coons
  • Roger Emmons
  • Sean Fore
  • Dan Hogan
  • Barbara Holland
  • Bob & Gail Johnson
  • Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
  • John & Kathleen Kennedy
  • Josh Liller
  • Barbara Nutting
  • Nadine & Steve Peacock
  • Alan and Dora Lee Rosendorf

  • Vickie & Wayne Warner

BEACON SOCIETY recognizes donors who make gifts of $500 or more
$500 can rebuild five historic iron steps in a lighthouse tower.
  • The Villages Lighthouse Group
  • Chris & Sharon Belcher
  • Joyce & Ron Burk
  • Tommy Hasty
  • Craig & Gayla Kittendorf
  • Eric & Susan Martin
  • Harry & Jean Pettit
  • Betty Lowe Phelps
  • Ken & DeDe Smith

PRISM SOCIETY ~ recognizes donors who make gifts of $1,000 or more
$1,000 can purchase enough specialized marine paint to allow a volunteer to completely cover an historic building or provide a day of ground penetrating radar to aid archaeologists in their discovery of artifacts located on lighthouse grounds.
  • Denise & Daniel Boddy
  • Jack Burrie
  • Ron & Chris Ecker
  • Wanda Mayo
  • G. Robert & Bev Merrilees
  • Beverly Oakes
  • Richard Sanchez

FRESNEL SOCIETY  ~ recognizes donors who make gifts of $5,000 or more
$5,000 can help a volunteer preservationist strip and repaint a historic building.

TOWER SOCIETY ~ recognizes donors who make gifts of $10,000 or more
$10,000 will enable a trained volunteer to completely restore an antique lens system or provide a roof for an historic out building such as an oil house, or wash room.

For help and information

Contact FLA's VP for Philanthropic Revenue Development
Ken Smith at

If we have omitted your name, improperly cited it, misspelled it, or failed to place it in the proper category, we sincerely apologize.  Please either email or call (727) 667-7775 and let us know of our mistake so we can correct it in the future.  Please note that recognition is based on gifts received NOT pledges.

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