CFGJ promotes charitable giving. They work with individuals, families, business leaders and others, encouraging them to start a charitable-giving fund at the Community Foundation of the Greater Jackson. Once the fund is established, their donors instruct them as to how they would like to make grants from their fund.
CFGJ supports our commuity. They make grants from their Community Trust Fund to support excellant nonprofits working in the areas of education, youth development, the arts, social services and more. Community Trust Fund grants generally are open for application, and grant decisions are made on a competitive basis.
CFGJ provides philanthropic leadership. They collaborate with leaders from area nonprofit organizations, corporations, educational institutions and philanthropic organizations to help create and promote efforts among residents to improve the quality of life in the community.