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The results are in! Check out our 2020 Donor Acknowledgement & Financials.


Don't miss our 2020 Highlights and Year at a Glance!


Ladies Legacy Golf Fundraiser

for the Legacy Scholarship

June 11th Sharp Park 

We're back!

Available Grants:

Teachers Fund

The Teachers Fund is dedicated to rewarding creative and innovative K-12 classroom educational projects.

Grant Amount:  Up to $3,000  

Deadline: July 7th at 5PM


Communities in Action

Purpose:  To support the determination and passion of Jackson County’s grassroots, “boots on the ground,” community-based organizations, neighborhood groups, etc. that help residents actively join together to improve their city block, neighborhood, or community.

Eligibility:  Grassroots, community-based organizations, or neighborhood groups that meet several criteria.

Grant Amount: Up to $2,000

​Deadline: March 1 - October 15, 2021

Jackson Leaders for Equity sign CEO Pledge


If you would like to join us and sign on to the CEO Pledge, a commitment to diversity, equity and belonging, email:

Dream Maker Fund, participates in "Our Town" a Consumers Energy initiative helping our restaurants and feeding those in need

Photo and story courtesy of J. Scott Park |

Our Town meal distribution

Volunteers work to get meals to those in need during the Our Town meal distribution at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Jackson on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. Consumers Energy and the city of Jackson are partnering in the new meal distribution program through Consumers’ “Our Town” initiative that distributes meals made by Jackson restaurants to Jackson families. Meals are available at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for the next 10 weeks.

Welcome Board Members, Victoria & Tobin

It’s a new year and with that comes the introduction of two new Community Foundation Board members; Tobin Dunigan and Victoria Moore. We welcome these two talented and community minded individuals and look forward to their perspectives and leadership each one will bring to the JCF! To learn more about them, click here 

Community Impact Grants

The Jackson Community Foundation, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, is awarding Operating & Program grants to cover the short-term operating needs of 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and the programmatic expenses of 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, school districts, and governmental entities serving Jackson County. We anticipate awarding a total $142,000 in this grant round.

Grant Amount: Between $5,000 - $20,000 depending on application type 

Deadline: May 10th at 5PM

Jackson Community Foundation

100 S. Jackson Street, Suite 206B

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Ph: (517) 787-1321


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