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Jean Griswold Foundation

Providing Grants for In-Home Care Nonprofits

At Jean Griswold Foundation, a 501(c)(3) private charity established in 2010, we believe that quality, compassionate care for the elderly and disabled should be available to all and not just the privileged. We have a vision of a future where all seniors, regardless of their financial status, have the opportunity to age with dignity and age in place.

Here to Serve

We pride ourselves on helping those in need. In response to the COVID-19 crisis we have provided $50,000 towards relief supporting food for low income seniors during the 2020 pandemic.

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Hear From Those Who Have Benefited
  • "Our Home Delivered Meals clients were elated to hear about the Jean Griswold Foundation awarding our program grant funding." - Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Delivered Meals
  • "Your local Bonita Springs staff are absolutely wonderful and have been very supportive of our program! We are deeply ..." - Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • "Insight is incredibly grateful for the support from the Jean Griswold Foundation." - Insight Memory Care Center
  • "We are very thankful for the support of the Foundation and hope that we can continue working together to provide cost-free ..." - Neighbor Network
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A Legacy of Giving

Jean Griswold Foundation prides itself on always being there for those in need. We provide grants to nonprofit organizations or individuals. Our goal is to offer age in place services that include bringing or providing food, companionship, homemaking, and transportation. In 2020, we were able to make a large donation to Meals on Wheels America, and they chose to use this money to fund a research project about senior isolation.

In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, we have donated $50,00 in relief to organizations and programs that provide food to low-income seniors. During this unique time of isolation, we believe it’s even more important than ever to come together for those most in need.

Supporting Those Who Support Others

Simple, everyday tasks that we take for granted are much more difficult for seniors and people with disabilities. Tasks like cooking and grocery shopping become difficult or impossible, and even the act of eating may require assistance. Age in place services can assist them with everything from personal care to companionship to medication reminders. A major part of our grant consideration is based on if the nonprofit provides solutions to these problems.

The Griswold brand makes sizable donations every year and has given hundreds of grants to various organizations. Our very own franchisees help significantly with fundraising, and of every dollar donated, 88% goes toward the cause, while the remaining helps to keep our foundation running.

Our Partners

Congratulations to our 1st National Social and Health Organization grantee, Meals on Wheels America. They received a grant to support research and training on senior isolation.

Testimonials

Meals On Wheels
  • The Kidney Foundation of Central PA
  • Insight Memory Care Center
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Senior Transportation Connection
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The Jean Griswold Foundation appreciates the generosity of all our friends and supporters. We make sure that 88% of every dollar donated is used to further our mission to support programs and services that help seniors and adults with disabilities.

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