Now Accepting Mini-grant applications!

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.

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.

We process mini-grants throughout the year. Deadlines for our large and multi-year grants in 2019 are listed below.

•  Jan 14 to Feb 14
•  July 1 to Aug 15

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