Burn Care & Prevention

Description: Accidents are the leading cause of burns. Over the years, donors provided these restricted funds to promote burn prevention education and to help educate healthcare professionals and first responders to treat severe burns with best care practices available. Grants typically range in size from $500 to $5,000. All grants will be made to non-profit agencies, not individuals.

The 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.

Deadlines: Anytime throughout the year

Eligibility: Applicants should be not-for-profit organizations that focus on residents of Allen County, Indiana. Applicants should have a history of serving poor and vulnerable populations.

Area organizations may apply for a grant from the St. Joe Foundation’s Burn Care and Prevention Funds. Learn more about the St. Joe Foundation through a sampling of past grants awarded to promote Burn Care & Prevention.

2019 Burn Care and Prevention grantee, American Red Cross, aims to reduce the number of home fire-related deaths and injuries through the Home Fire Campaign. Volunteers work in the community to install smoke alarms and test batteries. They also help families to develop an emergency exit plan and arm them with information that can help to prevent fires from occurring.