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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 

Jackson Leaders for Equity sign CEO Pledge

Jackson, Mich., January 15, 2021 - As a united front, Jackson County organizations are taking a stand against discrimination and advocating against the inherent harm and counter productivity of institutionalized racism while fighting for its elimination. Soon after the protests in 2020, a group of leaders came together to form the Jackson Leaders for Equity group to discuss internal and external strategies for advancing equity within our organizations and our community. Since then, the group created a CEO pledge that states: READ MORE....

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

Available Grants:

YAC Mini-Grant

Grant Amount: Up to $300

Deadline:  October - March

Grant Amount:  The YAC Mini-Grant program accepts K-12 student written grants for classroom projects. 



Jackson Community Foundation

100 S. Jackson Street, Suite 206B

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Ph: (517) 787-1321


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