Jefferson Community Foundation


Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) is dedicated to strengthening our community both now and for future generations through engaged philanthropy.

Strategies of Jefferson Community Foundation:

  • JCF awards grants to organizations that can and will make a real difference in people’s lives in Jefferson County.
  • JCF sponsors events designed to help non-profit organizations become more effective in the achievement of their objectives.
  • JCF provides an efficient philanthropic vehicle for individuals, corporations, and organizations with a desire to make a lasting and positive contribution to the community.
  • JCF serves as a catalyst and resource for community building.

The goals of Jefferson Community Foundation are to:

  • Expand philanthropic giving in the community through JCF.
  • Facilitate legacy giving from one generation to another.
  • Strengthen local nonprofits through education and grant making.
  • Educate community members, organizations and businesses about the services offered through the Community Foundation.
  • Engage and collaborate, as appropriate, with organizations addressing systemic community issues.
  • Increase growth and sustainability of the foundation through fund development, donor engagement, and participation in community problem-solving.

Jefferson Community Foundation is a public charity, and affords donors the maximum tax benefits of charitable giving. With your support, we continuously strive to:
•    Provide financial resources to support local projects
•    Help donors shape and realize their philanthropic dreams for permanent good.