Serving Jackson, Michigan since 1948

  Celebrating the Centennial of Community Foundations in America, 1914-2014 








  • The Cascades Renovation Project received over $10,000 in gifts during the November matching gift challenge. The Foundation has made a $10,000 grant! Congratulations on meeting your goal!
  • In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Community Foundations and the Holiday Season, the Foundation has granted $1,000 to First Evangelistic Food Pantry at the J. W. Cooper Outreach Ministries! Thank you for your service to the Jackson community!

Congratulations  Health Improvement Organization (HIO) on receiving a $500 grant!

Watch for our next $500 Grant Contest on February 11th which focuses on Environmental Quality


We are featuring one of our Community Investment Priority (CIP) areas bi-monthly.  On that day, you have 24 hours to email jcf@jacksoncf.org with the name of your favorite nonprofit, school or governmental entity that does work in that CIP area and the name of the program.  A winner will be chosen by random drawing, one entry per organization!  For the Grant Contest today, PROJECTs submitted will only get ONE ENTRY in to the drawing!!!! Please do not have your organization enter the same project more than once. Thank you!!!

  • August 13th Strong Individuals & Families:  Promoting Stability & Independence - Winner Personal Care Ministry
  • October 23rd Education:  Promoting Educational Readiness & Success - Winner Parnall Elementary Kindergarten Program
  • December 10th Healthy People:  Partnering to Improve Community & Personal Responsibility in Our Health - Winner Health Improvement Organization (HIO) 
  • February 11th Environmental Quality:  Preserving & Enhancing Our Natural Resources for the Benefit of All
  • April 8th Economic Prosperity:  Developing Resources that Allow Our Community to Thrive
  • June 10th Art, Culture & Recreation:  Building a Spirit of Community
  • Click Here to learn more about our Community Investment Priorities     


Pssst....What's your STORY???


We want to hear from our donors, the heart of the Jackson Community Foundation!  Without you, there is no us! Please consider sharing why you gave. Email your story to jcf@jacksoncf.org


Help us inspire others to give to the Jackson Community Foundation so we can continue our mission to "strengthen and build Jackson" county!


  • Join me for "Foundation Fundamentals"
  • Coffee & Donuts with the CEO  -  January's topic: Demystifying the Grant Process

Our next quarterly meeting will be Thursday, January 22nd from 8 am - 9 am.  This meeting will be especially helpful for nonprofits interested in better understanding the grant application process.  Reserve your seat today by calling (517) 787-1321.

Hope to see you there!
Monica Moser
President & CEO



  Please enjoy our  

2013 - 2014 Annual Report to the Community!

  This years format is a Calendar.  If you did not receive a copy but would like one, please email your name and address to jcf@jacksoncf.org.






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Jackson Community Foundation
One Jackson Square, Suite 308
Jackson MI, 49201
Tel. (517) 787-1321  Fax (517) 787-4333
Email for More Info: jcf@jacksoncf.org

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