Focus Areas

We seek projects and programs that will have a positive, long-lasting impact on our community. Successful applicants will have well-defined proposals with measurable goals.

Nonprofit organizations will receive grants in increments of at least $100,000 across five broad focus areas:

Grants must be applied in one of the following Focus Areas:

  • Arts or Culture: Initiatives that cultivate, develop, and enhance the cultural and/or artistic climate of Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • Education: Initiatives that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adults in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • Environment, Recreation or Preservation: Initiatives that will restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance the facilities, surroundings and/or recreational opportunities of Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • Family: Initiatives that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families living in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • Health or Wellness: Initiatives that improve the mental and/or physical well-being of people living in Jefferson County, Kentucky.