Welcome to The Portland Foundation

Enhancing the Quality of Life in Jay County


What is The Portland Foundation?

The Portland Foundation, founded in 1951, is the second oldest community foundation in Indiana.  It was created to enhance the quality of life for the people of Jay County, Indiana, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, effecting significant impact through grantmaking and providing leadership on key community issues.


Match Day A Success!

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Forty five donors made gifts totalling $34,243.00 on match day! Thank you to everyone who gave!


Online Gifts Now Accepted

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 New Donor Platform

The Portland Foundation is proud and excited to introduce a new platform to allow donors to learn about the needs in our community and about The Portland Foundation's many different funds that help support our community. 

Jay County 20/20 Vision

The Portland Foundation is hosting the the Implementation Committee of the Jay County 20/20 Vision project - a comprehensive strategic plan for the community. The plan was originally published in April 2010 and was updated in December 2012.To see the updated plan, click hereTo see the original plan, click here