Our January 2019 Grant Cycle Ended. Thank you for applying!

Mini-grants start March 15th, 2019!

To learn about our mini-grant guidelines and how to apply, please visit our mini-grant guidelines. 

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 in California.

We award mini-grants throughout the year and larger grants twice a year. Please read our guidelines to see if you qualify.

We’ve been proud to support the JA Community for over 50 years, and with the formation of the JA Community Foundation, we look forward to expanding our support in new ways.

News & Updates

Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!  Happy 2019!  We hope this year brings you great happiness and success. Our January 2019 grant cycle is coming soon, with the grant application period beginning on January 14th. We will close the application process at midnight on February...

Announcing our 2018 August Grantees!

2018 August Grants awarded to seven JA Community Organizations We are excited to announce the completion of our 2018 August grant cycle. The Board of the JA Community Foundation has approved grants to nine nonprofit organizations serving Japanese American...

Apply for a Grant

Please read through all of the guidelines before starting your application. We process mini-grants throughout the year. Deadlines for our large and multi-year grants are listed below.

Upcoming grant deadlines in 2019:

•  Jan 14 to Feb 14
•  July 15 to Aug 15