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.

Jefferson Regional Foundation pushing for accurate census count

  January 4, 2020 | Mon Valley Independent Story By: Eric Seiverling The Jefferson Regional Foundation is doing its part to make sure the upcoming U.S. Census runs smoothly — at least in the South Hills and Mon Valley areas. The foundation recently developed the Jefferson Counts initiative, a campaign led by Jefferson Regional Foundation, the Jefferson […]

Foundation Statement: COVID-19

Dear Community Partners, The health and safety of our community is our greatest concern as the current and potential impacts of the COVID-19 virus continue to evolve. As a result, we are encouraging all of our partner organizations to consider cancelling in-person gatherings in the coming weeks. The Jefferson Regional Foundation has cancelled the Around […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities