Community Foundation of St. Joseph County Inc.



Simply put, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County is a charitable endowment to improve the quality of life for the citizens of St. Joseph County and their succeeding generations.


It accomplishes this through gifts from people who care about the St. Joseph County community. It invests these gifts forever and uses the investment earnings to make grants each year to local charities.


Web Address

www.cfsjc.org

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of St. Joseph County


Local Arts Organizations Receive Grant Awards From Community Foundation Of St. Joseph County
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

These grants, which total over $203,000, were awarded through the IAC's partnership with the Community Foundation of St. Joseph...more

Foundation offers grant proposal workshop
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

In its role as a regional partner of the Indiana Arts Commission, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County will present a grant...more

African American exhibit continues
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

The African American Community Fund — 23 endowed funds held within the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County — began in 1999 and...more

Library closure Nov. 1 kicks off major renovation and construction
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

Another $4 million will come from the city of South Bend and $10 million will come from the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County,...more

Outreach leads South Bend Symphony to prize for top charity in St. Joseph County
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County lauded both the symphony's quality and outreach as announced by the Leighton Award for...more

Community Foundation receives grant to support Main Library renovation
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind.—The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County received a challenge grant on Monday night to support the Main...more

Lights, parks, public spaces: Trying to create 'special places' to lure people to South Bend
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

... the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the University of Notre Dame and the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, among...more

Downtown South Bend has been transformed but challenges lie ahead
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, in addition to committing $10 million in private donations to the project, is fronting another $4...more

Grant offers $1.5 million to solve aging issues in St. Joseph County
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

While this Aging in Place program made a big impact, thanks to a $450,000 grant in 2016 from the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, it...more

YWCA trains businesses to help domestic violence victims in their workers
Foundation: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

... program for free to any business in Elkhart or St. Joseph counties, thanks to an $11,750 grant from the Community Foundation of St. Joseph...more

Geographic Focus

St. Joseph County, IN

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