PBnJ (Youth Philanthropy Board in Jackson County) Grants


Application Available: 
December 15
Application Due: 
February 1
Awards Announced: 
May 31

The PBnJ Youth Advisory Board strives to engage and empower young people throughout the community.  PBnJ grants provide youth-serving organizations the opportunity to strengthen and grow their programs.

How to Apply

  1. View our Grant Guidelines (PDF) to see if you qualify for this grant and read the Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).
  2. Gather documentation and complete forms.
    • Tax Status Verification letter for your organization (also called a Tax Determination letter).
    • If your organization is not a tax exempt nonprofit, you must partner with an organization that is. This is called fiscal sponsorship. In this case, you will need:
  3. Create an account in our online grant management system. All open CFGD grants are listed in this system.

2017 Grants

  • Jackson County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading - $500
    Raising Grade-Level Readers 2017
  • Boy Scouts of America - Mesquakie District, Illowa Council - $500
    2017 Mesquakie District, Summer Camp - Camperships
  • Bellevue Big - $500
    Bellevue Big Initiatives
  • Maquoketa Area Family YMCA​ - $500
    Summer Day Camp Experiential Learning
  • Child Development, Inc. - $500
    Sitting Well
  • City of Preston - $112
    Two Good Park Playground Project

Learn more about PBnJ »

For questions about grant applications, please contact Katie Decker at katie@dbqfoundation.org or call 563.588.2700.

CFGD Grant Resources

Grant Reporting

All grant reports are available in the Grant Management System following announcement of award. Please reference the Reporting Tutorial document for instruction. 

Grant Reviewers

If you are serving as a grant reviewer, go to our Grant Reviewer Resources page or log into our Grant Management System.

Grant Applicants

Log in to our grant management system to see all open grants, edit your profile and view your past applications. Create an account if you don't already have one.

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