Grants

The annual grants program

The Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF) manages an extensive Grants Program. The annual program offers grants to nonprofit organizations for charitable programs and projects in Johnson County, Indiana or serving Johnson County residents.

We award the gifts through an organized process that enables us to help the community by funding as many projects as possible. If you’re interested in applying, please review our process carefully, and follow the instructions exactly, so we can carefully consider your needs.

Grant Recipient Gleaners


Grant recipient Humane Society

Spring Grant Cycle

We refer to the Spring Grant Cycle as the “BIGS” because we award Big Impact Grants to support program efforts that are collaborative, forward-thinking, practical and innovative – programs that will change the community.

  • Your organization can request a grant for $15,000 - $25,000.
  • Spring Deadline: Letter of Inquiry due March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. via email only.
Grant recipient SAWS

Fall Grant Cycle

During the fall cycle we award grants for well-defined community projects and programs.

  • Your organization can request a grant for as much as $10,000.
  • Fall Deadline: Letter of Inquiry due August 3, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. via email only.

Youth Philanthropy

In addition to the grant opportunities above, JCCF supports the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Johnson County (YPIJC). This youth leadership program inspires excellence by providing young people with opportunities to solve serious community issues while developing a lifelong commitment to philanthropy.

YPIJC provides grants up to $500 for youth-led service projects. The grants are provided to nonprofit organizations and other groups in the spring and fall each year. We outline this program and provide a grant application link in the Youth Philanthropy section of this website.

Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Johnson County mission


WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT APPLYING FOR A GRANT? 
Contact JCCF today.

Email: Stephanie Fox, Program Officer, Grants and Scholarships


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