The Greater Jefferson County Foundation has awarded many community organizations with grants totaling more than $165,000.00 over the last two decades. These grants to local non-profit groups have traditionally been used for capital improvements. Area communities benefiting from these grants include Fairfield, Batavia, Libertyville, Lockridge, Pleasant Plain, and Packwood. Grant applications are accepted each year beginning May 1st with a deadline of 4:00 PM on June 1st, . Grants are then awarded and distributed in August or September.
The policies and practices of The Greater Jefferson County Foundation are to carry out all lawful and permitted functions without discrimination because of race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, or physical or mental disability, and to treat them equally with respect to opportunities for participation as Foundation officers, directors, employees, or agents and as citizens benefiting from or consideration for benefit of the services, grants, programs and activities consistent with the lawful purposes and functions of the Foundation.
POLICY: GENDER NEUTRALITY
It is the policy of the Greater Jefferson County Foundation that all citizens participating in Foundation services, grants, programs, and activities, as well as officers, directors, employees, and agents have the right to function in an environment free from all forms of harassment or gender based bias or prejudice. The Foundation does not condone, and will not tolerate, any harassment or gender based bias or prejudice. The Greater Jefferson County Foundation shall take direct and immediate action to prevent such behavior, and to remedy all reported instances of harassment or gender based bias or prejudice, sexual or otherwise.
POLICY: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
No qualified individual with a disability will be excluded from participation in The Greater Jefferson County Foundation services, grants, programs, or activities on the basis of a disability. Information concerning this policy may be obtained in accessible formats by qualified persons with a disability by making appropriate arrangements. To receive more information or to request an accommodation to participate in the services, programs or activities, please contact: