Jefferson Counts Mini-Grants

Jefferson Counts Census Mini-Grant Opportunities

The Jefferson Counts Campaign will offer Jefferson Counts Mini-Grants to support organizations in 2020 Census outreach activities focused on historically undercounted and hard-to-count populations and communities.  Jefferson Counts Mini-Grants are for targeted Census outreach projects ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Jefferson Counts Mini-Grant applications can be submitted to Kelleigh Boland, Jefferson Regional Foundation’s Program Officer at


Important Documents:

  • Mini-Grant Guidelines: this document outlines eligibility, application requirements, available resources and technical assistance. It is strongly encouraged that you read these guidelines in full before submitting a grant application. 
  • Mini-Grant Application: Please complete the included Mini-Grant application in Microsoft Word and submit via email with any attachments to

Applications were accepted by the following dates:

  • December 11, 2019
  • January 31, 2020
  • February 28, 2020

If at any time you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Jefferson Regional Foundation Program Officer Kelleigh Boland via email at or by phone at 412-267-6772.


Data Resources

The data visualization maps below may help with identifying hard to count populations, here is an example of how the data visualization maps could help with targeting your hard to count communities.

Jefferson Area Hard-to-Count Communities 


Hard-to-Count Census Tracts Map

“How-to” Guide to Use the Hard-to-Count Map

BeamData Identifying Allegheny County’s Hard-to-Count Communities Map

Allegheny County Asset Map       

Jefferson Community Data Maps

Jefferson Community Snapshots

Full List of Public Housing in Our Area



Interested in connecting with Jefferson Counts? Need assistance finding Census Resources? Have a Census question? Please contact Colleen Cadman at or call 412-267-6774.