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.

The Foundation's mission is to promote philanthropy in Jackson County and is 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


Web Address

www.cfjacksoncounty.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/CFJacksonCounty

Twitter - @CFJacksonCounty

Recent News from Community Foundation of Jackson County


Gift of Grain benefits community - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The Community Foundation of Jackson County invites area farmers to participate in the annual Giving a Gift of Grain program. Their donations support...more

Community Foundation of Jackson County grant applications available - Bellevue Herald Leader
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The Community Foundation awards all of its state of Iowa gaming grant dollars each November. There will be no spring grant cycle. Nonprofits can apply...more

Community Foundation of Jackson County Giving Increased in 2020
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

According to Giving USA 2021: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2020, individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $471.44 billion to U.S. The report,...more

Pig in the Park returning this year
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The club provides funds and services to a variety of local organizations, including Boys and Girls Club of Seymour, Child Care Network,...more

Seymour High School students recognized on honor day
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

Community Foundation of Jackson County. Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Ellie Cornn. Nippon Steel Pipe America Inc....more

History center livery barn receives another upgrade
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

That was done thanks in part to a pair of grants administered by the Community Foundation of Jackson County through its fall grant cycle —...more

Scholarships presented to Crothersville seniors
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

Both scholarships are administered by the Community Foundation of Jackson County. Madison Hunnicutt received a Sertoma Club of Jackson...more

Renovation work for new child care center to begin soon
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

The Community Foundation of Jackson County received a $1.8 million Large-Scale Community Leadership Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The...more

CFJC provides upcoming opportunities for nonprofits
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The Community Foundation of Jackson County is passionate about strengthening the nonprofits in our area, and thus strengthening our...more

Community Foundation of Jackson County receives $100000 grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

A $100,000 Lilly Endowment Inc. Community Leadership Grant will help the Community Foundation of Jackson County fund work aimed at...more



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