UNCF Office

UNCF Advisory Council

Mrs. Walette Stanford-Chairperson
Jacksonville Electric Authority
Mr. Tracey Porter, Vice-Chair
Arizona Chemical

Mr. Wade Rice, Treasurer
Ms. Geree Lockett-Secretary
Edward Waters College
Ms. Sissy Adams
Ms. Nakiya Binder
ERA Davis & Linn
Councilman Reginald Brown
Jacksonville City Council
Ms. Rhodesia Butler
Duval County Public Schools
Ms. Felicia Cruise
State Farm Insurance
Mr. Ken Hamilton
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Mr. Jason Hardwick
UF Shands
Mr. Ken Middleton
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Ms. Veronica Tutt
Mr. Eddie Wisdom
Renda Broadcasting of Jacksonville




Kabreel McEachin-Campbell, Edward Waters College, recipient of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Target Rising Star scholarship.

The UNCF Office

The UNCF Office serves as the central office for the coordination of fundraising efforts to support the UNCF national and joint campaign which provides scholarship opportunities for many of our students. The major events each year include the Governor’s Luncheon, Evening of Stars Gala, and Celebrity Men Who Cook.


  • To coordinate the efforts of the United Negro College Fund, Incorporated and act as a campus resource for this organization
  • To assist in the development of Edward Waters College through fundraising initiatives

About the UNCF

Founded in 1944, the United Negro College Fund, Inc. is the nation’s oldest and most successful minority higher education assistance organization. UNCF now administers a wide range of over 400 programs. The United Negro College Fund awards
scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending a UNCF member college or university as well as to those students attending other historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and majority institutions. UNCF also supports faculty members through programs offering grants for research and dissertation completion. Information on these scholarships and faculty fellowship grants are provided for review on our website at www.uncf.org. There are over 4,000
scholarships listed on the UNCF website that are available to African Americans.