We are now accepting our mini-grant applications!  

 To learn more, please visit our calendar.

 

The JA Community Foundation is a nonprofit private foundation. Our funding is currently focused on support for nonprofit organizations serving the Japanese American and greater Asian American communities.

Mini-grants are independent of our large grant cycle. Grantees can apply for a mini-grant once per calendar year.  

We offer mini-grant funding for projects that need $5,000 or less.  Need a larger grant? Read guidelines and apply here:

News & Updates

Announcing our 2019 January Grantees!

We are excited to announce the completion of our 2019 January grant cycle. The Board of the JA Community Foundation has approved grants to six nonprofit organizations serving Japanese American and Asian American communities throughout California. We would like to...

The Pacific Citizen receives grant for their Archive Project

Our grant will be used for helping complete the digitization of the Pacific Citizen archives. The Pacific Citizen is national newspaper published by the Japanese American Citizen League (JACL) since 1929. This project will transfer the newspaper's archival data from...

Apply for a Grant

Please read through all of the grant guidelines before starting your application.

Deadlines for our large and multi-year grants in 2019 are listed below.

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