Grantmaking

With a broad interest in community health, the Foundation focuses on three priority areas: health access and prevention, child and family outcomes, and strengthening populations and communities. For more information about our grant priorities, guidelines and process, visit Grants.

Foundation Video

The Opportunities for a Changing Community video was produced by the Jefferson Regional Foundation in May 2016 to tell the story about the shared focus on community health in the Jefferson area.

Community Resources

The Foundation also seeks to promote the health and vitality of communities by gathering and sharing information about local resources, data and emerging needs. Find connections to key partners in our  Jefferson Community Directory or visit our Community Reports page for community data.

Jefferson Foundation director has spent career helping others

(by Kathleen Ganster) Mary Phan-Gruber has always wanted to help others. Since serving as a Vista Volunteer after she graduated from Muskingum College — to her new role as the executive director of Jefferson Regional Foundation, Every professional position that Ms. Phan-Gruber has held has had some component of helping others. “I’ve always wanted to […]

Mary Phan-Gruber Selected to Lead Jefferson Regional Foundation

John R. Echement, President and CEO of Jefferson Regional Foundation, and the Board of Directors of Jefferson Regional Foundation, announce that Mary Phan-Gruber has been selected as the Foundation’s Executive Director. Phan-Gruber has more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished nonprofit leader with expertise in guiding and growing community-based organizations, programs and foundations. […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities