All grant funding is focused on Allen County, Indiana.
Applications for grants of $5,000 or more are due on the first working day of March and September. Applications for grants of less than $5,000 are accepted throughout the year. Applicants will receive a funding decision within 90 days of the grant deadline, or within 90 days of application submission, if requesting less than $5,000.
Applicants should be not-for-profit organizations that focus on residents of Allen County, Indiana. Applicants should have a demonstrated history of serving poor and vulnerable populations with physical, mental, spiritual, dental and/or visual health and wellness services. Applicants should demonstrate that at least 51% of their clients are very low income. Proposals that make a greater impact on a high percentage of lower-income, lower-resourced individuals are prioritized.
The St. Joe Foundation shares the values and charism of its Sponsor, the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, and follows Catholic Social Teaching. Applicants are encouraged to review our core values and key beliefs.