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Targeted Funds

Targeted Funds

Targeted Fund categories are based on the interests of donors who have established funds to support a variety of focus areas. Based on the available grant dollars each year, the majority of the grants awarded will be $1,000 to $10,000. The largest possible grant awarded is $25,000.  


A category is listed as ‘Closed’ when all grant dollars have been committed for the calendar year. Grant applications are accepted in May and October for different funding categories, as reflected below. Please contact the staff members listed below with inquiries about specific funds.

Grant Application Guidelines


  • The online application will be available approximately one month prior to the deadline.
  • Applications are due by the first Friday of May and October. Unfortunately, late applications will not be considered. 
  • View Workshops & Deadlines for the specific deadline dates.
  • We appreciate hearing the outcomes of your grant funded activities via a Final Report, due 30 days following the end of the grant period.

Spring Deadline: First Friday in May

Area of Focus Description Amount Available
Green Funds Conservation and Environment $152,000
Health Family Practice Medical Education: emphasis on geriatric medical education Closed
  Mental Health Closed
  Children's Mental Health Closed
Special Populations Developmental Disabilities Closed
  Elderly Closed
Social Services Character and Leadership Development for Youth


Special Populations

Hospice and End-of-Life Care



See Workshops & Deadlines for details.

Fall Deadline: First Friday in October


Community Improvement Historic Preservation $24,900
  Joseph A. Jeffrey Fund: supporting beautification and community improvement   $117,000
Education English Teachers in Private Preparatory Schools and Colleges/Universities $3,400
Health Health Education Closed
  In-service Education: for voluntary health organizations Closed
  Substance Abuse Closed
Social Services Parent Education Closed
  Summer Camp Maintenance $45,800


Staff Contacts


General questions, Emily Savors.

Joseph A. Jeffrey, Historic Preservation: Matthew Martin.

Green Funds, Hospice and End-of-Life Care: Dan Sharpe.

Technical assistance, Melissa McCool.