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Jackson County Community Foundation Fund

The Jackson County Community Foundation (JCCF) Fund was created to give back, inspire pride, and promote development in Jackson County now and for future generations.

The goals of JCCF are to help Jackson County residents give locally, ensuring Jackson County resources benefit the community and citizens of Jackson County. JCCF also aims to make a lasting difference through the power of endowment.


Grant Opportunities

The Jackson County Community Foundation (JCCF), inpartnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), invites nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for a project or program serving Jackson County to apply for a grant beginning September 7.

JCCF and FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia® Fund will award up to $10,000 in grants to projects or programs benefitting residents of Jackson County. Projects should increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, or implement a solution to a need in Jackson County.

Click here to apply. The deadline for applications is October 12. Interested in other grants? Visit our opportunities page!


Jackson Family of Funds

The Growing Family of Funds includes:

• Jackson County Community Foundation Fund
• Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund
Bellisio Foods Foundation Fund
Carol M Evans Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Allen Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Chris Bullion Memorial Scholarship
The Stockmeister Family Fund


Jackson Committee Members

The Jackson County Community Foundation, with support from FAO, is guided by an Advisory Committee, who works with the community to determine the best use of grant funding for local needs and opportunities.

• Sandra Borden
• Cindy Kidd
• John Jones
• Susan Stockmeister
• Carol Wright


Support the Jackson Community

Contributions to the fund are tax deductible and can be made in a variety of ways, including: outright gifts of cash or long-term appreciated securities; memorial gifts of cash or assets in memory or in honor of someone special; and deferred gifts through bequests, life insurance, and charitable remainder trusts.

Donations for the Jackson County Community Foundation Fund can be sent to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, 35 Public Square – PO Box 456, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. Credit card donations can also be made online by designating the Jackson County Community Foundation Fund. For additional information, please call FAO at 740.753.1111