Our 2017 Grant Program has ended. Below are the applicants that have received grants.
Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls have been in the forefront of youth development, they successfully provide a safe place for youth to learn and grow, ages 6 through 18. Through the JCF Grant Award, the Boys and Girls Club will expand its operating hours to 8pm. There is great potential with a collaborative effort between Jefferson Parish and the JCF for program expansion.
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
The JCF has been at the forefront of the Kenner Discovery success story as a Charter School serving a diversified student population. With the proposed school expansion JCF Grant Funds will be used to cover pre construction services and matching federal funds
New Orleans Education League of the Construction Industry (NOEL)
NOEL has served the Jefferson Parish area primarily through blight remediation program. With the assistance of a JCF Grant Award NOEL will assist elderly, disabled and low income residents to make necessary repairs to comply with parish code.
Jefferson Chamber Foundation
The JCF will enhanced the successful 9’week Jefferson Chamber Leadership Program by awarding partial scholarships to eligible small business owners with less than 20 employees.
Laureate Academy Charter School is a free, college preparatory school educating k through 3rd grade adding a grade each year. JCF will be supporting a music program beginning in kindergarten by purchasing instruments to ensure well-rounded scholars.
Cafe Hope includes a life skills program, on the job training in the culinary arts, work experience and job placement. Focus is on core competencies, teamwork, decision making, communication, integrity, planning and organizing, motivation, problem solving, reliability and imitative. The JCF Frank will partially offset the cost of the 9 week program.