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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


Foundation advocates for giving - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The philanthropic sector is concerned that changes in the charitable deduction in the Tax ... Our advocacy for philanthropy helps with that...more

Local farmers learn about economic trends at breakfast - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The event was the 19th annual Farmers Breakfast, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Jackson County in partnership with Purdue...more

Community Foundation of Jackson County offering 20 scholarships
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

RIPLEY — Graduating seniors from Ripley, Ravenswood and Roane County high schools may now apply for the Community Foundation of Jackson...more

Community Foundation awards more than $93,000 in grants - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

The Community Foundation of Jackson County recently approved 19 grants through its 2021 fall grant cycle. Two of those grants strive to help...more

Scholarship honors lifelong farmers | News | bellevueheraldleader.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

Now, their family has launched the Dale and LouJean Scott Memorial “Generosity” Scholarship with the Community Foundation of Jackson County...more

Foundation grants $100,000 to 35 local nonprofit groups | News | bellevueheraldleader.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Community Foundation of Jackson County

Other grants included support of police, fire and EMS services; ... Grant awards and gifts through the Foundation strengthen...more

Celebrating community work - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

The Community Foundation of Jackson County joins more than 750 other community foundations across America to mark Community Foundation...more

Remember all of the positives in your life - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

Jackson County United Way, Anchor House Family Assistance Center and Pantry and Community Foundation of Jackson County recently held a...more

Community members attend workshop to better understand life in poverty - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County, Lilly Endowment

... Pantry in Seymour, led the workshop, which was funded by the Community Foundation of Jackson County through a grant from Lilly Endowment...more

Donor-advised funds offer flexibility - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson County

“The guidelines established by the Community Foundation help us screen the requests and ensures the true worthy causes gain the strongest...more



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