The Portland Foundation encourages requests from any new or existing charitable organization or community agency in Jay County. Grant proposals must have direct relevance to Jay County charitable needs.
Areas the Foundation wants to support are:
Generally, the Foundation does not support:
Requests are reviewed and voted on twice a year. Deadline dates are typically in January and July and are announced in the local media.
With total assets exceeding $37.0 million, the Foundation awards grants and scholarships annually, and has distributed over $16 million since 1951. Contributions made to the Jay County community include:
|Arts & Culture||$62,500||$3,105,599|
|Health & Human Services||$58,769||$1,489,912|