Community Foundation of Jackson County Inc.



The Community Foundation of Jackson County is governed by a local board of directors chosen for their knowledge of the community and designed to be representative of a broad cross-section of the community. The directors possess expertise in the many areas of management necessary to carry out the stewardship functions of the foundation.


Our Mission: To promote philanthropy in Jackson County.



The Foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to:

  • Building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations
  • Trustworthy stewardship of gifts
  • Providing funds to enhance the quality of life across Jackson County
  • Being a catalyst for change in the community


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of Jackson County


A community opportunity
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

The foundation has funded grants in the community since 1994. ... grants for Child Care Network, Crothersville Historical and Cultural Arts...more

Donor-advised funds offer simplicity
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The donor-advised program is very flexible in that we can request grants be made from the fund to any qualifying charitable organization be they...more

United Way expands visual display of support for drug-free community
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

This year, with the support of a grant from the Community Foundation of Jackson County, tips have been created to share with parents. Each...more

YoJack students recommend grant recipient
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The students' recommendation will be passed on to the Community Foundation of Jackson County's board of directors, which will make the...more

Seymour Oktoberfest offers plenty to do
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

10 a.m. to noon: Baking contest (Community Foundation of Jackson County). 5 to 11 p.m.: Carnival (ride bracelets $20 at ticket booth at the corner...more

River Bluff Foundation members attend conference
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Community Foundation of Jackson County, River Bluff Community Foundation

Jenna Manders of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque joined presenters of another session titled "Disaster Philanthropy: What role...more

Gabbard resigns from city commission
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

... Jackson County United Way, Jackson County Industrial Development Corp., Seymour Industrial Corp., Community Foundation of Jackson...more

Phi Beta Psi gathers for meeting
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

17 when Theta Omega chapter Phi Beta Psi sorority met at the Community Foundation of Jackson County in Seymour. President Kalee...more

Joe Jackson Hotel receives grant for renovations
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The association will be responsible for 10 percent, or $22,500, of the grant, ... “The foundation has supported this project for 12 years through...more

County native hired to lead YoJack program
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

It had only been offered once a year until 2017 when two members of the Community Foundation of Jackson County's board of directors saw value...more

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Jackson County, IN

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