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Who are JCF?

The Jersey Community Foundation is a philanthropic charity, whose aim is to bring together local donors and those acting to provide positive solutions in our communities for local people. We work with individuals, families, businesses and trusts who want to make a real and lasting difference to their local community in a way that works best for them. 

Our donor advised funds provide donors with a flexible and convenient service, using our experience to connect them with inspiring local projects and charitable organisations within the community.  Donors can choose how involved they get, knowing that our team will manage their day to day grant-making and due diligence.

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Why give?

The Jersey Community Foundation (JCF) is at the core of our community's generosity, linking donors with crucial local causes. As a catalyst for positive change, JCF nurtures a culture of giving that benefits all of Jersey. Giving through JCF means joining a legacy of philanthropy that meets urgent needs and fosters long-term community resilience.

Connect with Local Causes: Directly support initiatives that make a real difference in Jersey.

Drive Positive Change: Be part of a community-wide effort to improve lives and solve pressing issues.

Empower Community: Strengthen Jersey's future by enabling impactful initiatives and solutions.

Donor Advised Funds

This tailored, private, giving vehicle is ideal for those who wish to pursue personal charitable interests, as well as those wishing to avoid the administrative burden and costs associated with starting their own Foundation.

Themed Funds

Supporting an existing fund is highly strategic and facilitates a collaborative and effective way to give. Donations can be combined for maximum impact in supporting particular areas of need in our communities.

Jersey
Community Fund

The Jersey Community Fund is our main Themed Fund. It supports current and emerging needs in our communities, using data and evidence from our Local Needs Assessment Research, and our local knowledge and expertise, enabling us to be pro-active and responsive in addressing the current needs of the Island.

Professional Advisers

Helping your clients make the most of their giving. We work with lawyers, accountants, financial planners and investment advisers, helping their Jersey-based clients to give locally and most importantly, give effectively.

Corporate Funds

No matter what size of company or business we can make corporate philanthropy less daunting. We work to identify and implement a robust approach to help you fulfil your wider ambitions of investing in our communities, supporting innovative ideas and helping those most in need.

Legacy &

Memory Funds

By supporting JCF in your Will you can give back to your local community in a number of ways, with the instruction to use the legacy to support a particular cause or area of need.

Charitable Trusts

If you are a grant-making Trust who has an interest in giving in Jersey then click here to find out how we may be able to provide a cost-effective solution to delivering your local grants.

Ways to give

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Never miss a grant deadline

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Effective Philanthropy
based on local need

Discover how your contributions support vital projects and causes, embodying our core values of generosity and impact. Join our journey, where every act of giving seeds a future of collective prosperity and resilience.

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