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Jackson National Community Fund (JNCF) Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Activities
that Benefit Families and Support Economic Opportunities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company - Jackson National Community Fund (JNCF)

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Grants to Illinois, Michigan, and Tennessee nonprofit and charitable organizations in eligible communities for activities that strengthen families and enhance economic opportunities. Eligible communities include Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; and Chicago, Illinois.

Priority is given to projects within these focus areas:

Strong Families
- Basic Needs: Access to food; emergency housing
- Life Skills: Parenting success; student achievement
- Support in Crisis: Intervention after abuse or trauma; family experiencing life-altering events

Economic Opportunities
- Financial Empowerment: Financial education; financial coaching
- Work Readiness: Job skills development; employment programs
- Long-Term Housing: For financial stability; savings and budgeting programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179028

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Charitable organizations in the Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; or Chicago, Illinois areas are eligible.

The Jackson National Community Fund Executive Forum will not review corporate funding requests for:

- Individuals
- Private foundations
- Health clinics, treatment centers or hospitals
- Disease and/or disorder-specific organizations
- Sectarian, denominational or religious organizations (except for programs that are broadly promoted, available to anyone and free from religious orientation)
- Public or private elementary or secondary schools, school districts or school foundations
- School-district affiliated sports teams or clubs
- Industry, trade or professional organizations
- Social clubs or service organizations
- Fraternal, labor or veterans organizations

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Deadlines:

Cycle A 2019:
Application Deadline: March 28, 2019
Notification Deadline: June 28, 2019
Funds Distributed by: July 26, 2019

Cycle B 2019:
Application Deadline: September 12, 2019
Notification Deadline: December 6, 2019
Funds Distributed by: December 31, 2019

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Contact form:

Jackson National Life Insurance Company
1 Corporate Way
Lansing, MI 48951

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Chicago;   Michigan: Lansing;   Tennessee: Nashville