With a broad interest in community health, the Foundation focuses on six priority areas: Health and Wellness;  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Workforce and Economic Opportunity; Civic Engagement and Policy Work; Early Childhood and Youth Development; and Capacity Building. 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.

Seeking Community Engagement Manager for Jefferson Regional Foundation

Jefferson Regional Foundation (JRF) is seeking an experienced and inspired professional to provide leadership of JRF’s demonstrated commitment to community engagement as a core element of its mission and integral to the success of its strategic priorities and broader impact.  Reporting directly to the CEO, the Manager will be a valued member of the JRF’s […]

National Equity Leader Offers Social Impact Model to Nonprofits & Funders at Jefferson Forum

Press Release | May 18, 2020 National Equity Leader Offers Social Impact Model to Nonprofits & Funders at Jefferson Forum  Jefferson Regional Foundation will be virtually hosting nationally acclaimed thought leader, Trabian Shorters, to provide the Jefferson Forum: Embracing Transformation Keynote Presentation, Asset Framing for Equity, on Thursday, May 20, 2021.  Co-sponsored by Grantmakers of […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities