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More than $242,211 awarded in 2019 grants

Published: November 18, 2019 by Gail Richards, president & CEO

The Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF) recently awarded a total of $242,211.80 to support the vital work of organizations that are responding to the many needs in the Johnson County community. In 2019, JCCF entertained applications for community minded, collaborative programming as well as applications from the county public schools for education partnership grants. Grant awards include funding for arts/culture, community & economic development, education, seniors and health & human services programs.

The Foundation grants committee selected 23 organizations to receive a grant in 2019 and also awarded Educational Partnership Grants to the six public school corporations in the county through the education foundations and the school corporations. 

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. The 2019 grant awards reflect the Foundation’s mission to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Johnson County.

A complete list of grant recipients is listed below. Details about the grants can be found here. Search for 2019 grant recipients.

Nonprofit organization grantees

  • Amity Volunteer Fire Department
  • Arts for Learning
  • Baxter YMCA
  • Children’s Bureau
  • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
  • Franklin Heritage, Inc.
  • Gateway Services Inc/Access Johnson County Public Transit
  • Girls Inc of Johnson County
  • Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
  • Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County
  • Heartland Film, Inc.
  • Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Interchurch Food Pantry
  • Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department
  • Little Red Door Cancer Agency
  • Pack Away Hunger
  • Reach for Youth
  • Salvation Army Red Shield Center
  • SAWs of Johnson County c/o First Christian Church
  • Society of St. Andrew
  • United Way of Johnson County
  • Windrose Health Network, Inc.
  • Youth Connections

Educational Partnership Grantees

  • Center Grove Education Foundation
  • Clark Pleasant Education Foundation
  • Edinburgh Community School Corporation
  • Franklin Education Connection
  • Greenwood Education Foundation
  • NHJ Education Foundation

A special thanks to our Platinum Community Partners!

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