Funder Directory

Jolley Foundation


Funder Type:
  • Family foundation
Program Funding Areas
Affordable Housing, Arts & Culture, Capacity Building, Child Welfare, Community & Economic Development, Education, Employment, Environment, Families & Children, Financial Literacy, Health, Human Rights, Human Services
Population Areas
  • All Populations
Types of Grants/Scholarships Considered:
  • Capacity Building & Technical Assistance
  • General Support
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Outreach
  • Policy, Advocacy & Systems Reform
  • Research & Education
Grants in the most recent fiscal year:
60 Grants Awarded
$40,000 Average Grant Size
$2,500,000 in Total Giving

Mission/Giving Statement

We will advance efforts to eliminate the root causes and effects of poverty and discrimination by: (1) Seeking systemic and sustainable solutions to historically intractable problems; (2) Investing in nonprofit organizations committed to building their capacity to serve community needs; (3) Pursuing opportunities for collaborative philanthropic effort; (4) Building strategic local or regional impact initiatives into our investment portfolio; and (5) Supporting grassroots community organizing.

How to Apply

Accepts Unsolicited LOIs/Proposals:
Grant Cycle:
Application Deadline(s):
April 1 September 1

Contact Information

Contact Name
Meliah Jefferson
Executive Director
PO Box 8182
Greenville, South Carolina 29604

Additional Information

Entry Last Updated: November 15, 2022