How to Apply

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.

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.

Questions? Contact Marla Rust MRust@sjchf.org or 260-969.2001 ext. 200 or Amy Saleik ASaleik@sjchf.org or 260-969-2001 ext. 206

We encourage grant seekers to discuss proposal ideas with St. Joe Foundation staff by telephone, personal appointment, or email before submitting a proposal.  This will help confirm basic funding compatibility.

Complete the 2-step process below to submit a grant application

Step 1. Review Grant Guidelines

Become familiar with the eligibility requirements for your desired grant. All guidelines are available as a downloadable PDF. The required questions and attachments are listed in the grant guidelines.

Step 2. Submit Online Application

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