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.

Whitehall park prepares for KaBOOM! project

(by Stephanie Hacke / TribLive) An aged, gray jungle gym at Wallace Park in Whitehall will be transformed into a vibrantly colored play space — complete with three side-by-side slides and a boulder climbing rock. All that’s needed are nearly 250 volunteers, six hours and some good weather Sept. 6. “It will be a whirlwind,” said […]

Farmstand returns to Clairton

(by Eric Slagle / TribLive) Art Austin lives around the corner from the LifeSpan Steel Valley center for seniors in Clairton along Miller Avenue. All this summer he’s been checking for the weekly farmstand that was there in previous years. His investigations had disappointing results. The produce program, which had been in operation for about 10 […]

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