STJCF Grant Program

St. Joe Community Foundation

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $50,000

Next deadline: Mar 27, 2020

Later deadlines: May 22, 2020, Jul 24, 2020, Sep 18, 2020, Nov 20, 2020, Jan 24, 2021

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project, Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Preferred: Counties in Florida: Bay County, Walton County Other eligible locations: Counties in Florida: Bay County, Calhoun County, Escambia County, Franklin County, Gulf County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



The St Joe Community Foundation’s mission is to enrich the quality of life of the people who live, work, and play in Northwest Florida. Created in 1999, the Foundation provides grants to the areas of education, environmental stewardship, building healthier communities, and programs that honor the cultural arts. We believe that St Joe is creating communities that will have a long – range impact on the towns and lives of people in the region. 

Working together, we can make Northwest Florida an even better place to live.

At The St. Joe Community Foundation (Foundation) we consider this area our home - a treasure that deserves thoughtful stewardship. That is why we are investing in the future of the region. We want to be sure what is unique stays that way for generations to come. It is our desire to create a legacy of value for each of the many special communities in this wonderful area that we all call "home". The Commitment: The Foundation was established as a 501(C)3 private foundation dedicated to the ongoing improvement of the quality of life for the people who live, work and play in Northwest Florida.

Grant Guidelines

The St Joe Community Foundation, Inc looks for projects in Northwest Florida with a focus, but not a limitation on Bay and Walton counties that promise long-term returns on the quality of life in our region. Grants generally range from $1,000 to $50,000, although larger grants may be available based on determination of need. We look for programs that:

  •  Make Northwest Florida an even better place to call home,
  • Work toward a fundamental improvement in the quality of life,
  • Include a plan for measuring success and financial accountability,
  • Are structured for sustainable impact,
  • Demonstrate a track record for success, or reasonable probability for success and economic sustainability, and
  • Leverage support in concert with others to better address the greatest challenges

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Grants are made to nonprofit organizations serving Bay and Walton counties. 


  • Priority is given to 501C3 organizations.


  • We typically do not fund:
    • Individuals Causes
    • General Fund-raising events without a specific purpose
    • For Profit Organizations
    • Political Campaigns