Jasper County Indiana & Newton County Indiana Grants

Please browse below for grants that are available through the Jasper Foundation and Newton County Community Foundation.

Jasper County Retired Teachers Teacher Grant

The Jasper County Retired Teachers are pleased to announce that they will offer a $300 grant to active teachers in Jasper County.  

Teachers in preschool through twelfth grade who teach in the Kankakee Valley School Corporation, Tri-County School Corporation and the Rensselaer Central Schools Corporation are eligible to apply for this grant. The grant will provide funds to teachers so their students will have an opportunity to participate in a special activity or project. The grant may cover the areas of resources, leadership, research or materials.

Applications will be distributed at the beginning of the school year in each school building or on-line below. Grant proposals will be due September 15, 2021 and awarded October 15, 2021.  The Jasper County Retired Teachers’ goal for awarding this yearly grant is to aid in the excellence of education for Jasper County students.


Women’s Giving Circle Grants

The Jasper Newton Foundation has many Women’s Giving Circles in local communities. Ladies contribute each year to their hometown giving circle then diligently seek grant applications from their favorite charities and local non-profits. It is very exciting for the giving circle ladies to decide on grant awards each year.

Women’s Giving Circle applications are due on September 1st, 2021

Grace Pampel Impact Grant

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The Jasper Newton Foundation wishes to announce the availability of the Grace Pampel Educational Impact Grant. The purpose of this special grant is to address the broad educational needs of and contribute to improving the quality of education in the high schools in Jasper, Newton and Benton Counties, and Tri-County High School in White County for this and future generations.

New guidelines will be rolled out in October of 2021 for application in early 2022.  Stay tuned for more information on the updates

Community Fund Grants 2021

The Jasper Newton Foundation Community Fund grants are awarded for programs that address the needs of the Jasper County and Newton County communities in education, arts and culture, health, social concerns, and historic preservation. The grant-making program is based on a full understanding and clear vision of the needs within our communities. If you are a nonprofit organization or other charitable organization that is making strides to change our communities for the better we welcome your thoughtful grant applications this year.

Grants will be accepted between February 1 and October 1, 2021, on a rolling basis for evaluation and award. Once submitted, your grant application will be reviewed and responded to in 4-6 weeks. Our staff will walk you through the process upon submission. Any questions can be directed to our office at 219-866-5899 or email our director at bhooker@jasperfdn.org.

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