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.

Mental health education cited as biggest issue during South Hills roundtables

STEPHANIE HACKE | Monday, April 29, 2019 1:30 a.m. Residents across the South Hills want to see more education done surrounding issues of mental health and addiction. They want support groups formed and to ensure that people have access to help when needed. On April 17, the Jefferson Regional Foundation released a report detailing the conversations of […]

PA’s community college students have enough on their plates. They shouldn’t have to worry about going hungry | Penn-Capital Star Opinion

Anisha Robinson Keeys, of Norristown, Pa., and a member of the Montgomery County Community College Board of Trustees, speaks during a rally for increased community college funding at the Pa. Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (Capital-Star photo by John L. Micek)     By Stephanie Shanblatt, Quintin B. Bullock, and Kevin Pollock – April 30, 2019 […]

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