PBnJ (Youth Philanthropy Board in Jackson County) Grants

Application Available: 
December 17
Application Due: 
January 14
Awards Announced: 

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.

2018 Grants

  • Bellevue Big - $500
    Bellevue Big Initiatives
  • Bellevue Community Schools - $200
    Therapy Dogs
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clinton - $100
    School-based Mentoring at Easton Valley Schools
  • City of Bellevue - $400
    Cole Park Playground Project
  • Easton Valley School District - $500
    River Hawk Assistance Program
  • Jackson County Grade Level Reading Fund - $400
    Summer 2018 Family Literacy Event/StoryWalk
  • Maquoketa Area Family YMCA - $400
    Swim Lesson Scholarships
  • Maquoketa Community Cupboard Fund - $500
    Feed MY Hungry Campaign

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.