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Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust

135 S. LaSalle St., IL4-135-14-19

Chicago, IL United States 60603-4177

Telephone: (312) 828-2055


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $11,304,077

Total giving: $610,630





Additional Contact Information

E-mail: (indicate the foundation name in subject line)

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to aid religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational organizations in the Quincy, Illinois area and surrounding communities in Adams County, Illinois. Additionally, applicants may apply for 1- to 5-year grants to support capital projects. The project must support the mission of the organization and/or the stated outcome of a program or project. Applicants with organizational budgets of $1 million or less may apply for grants of up to $25,000 per year, for up to 3 years, for program or general operating support. For program support grants, the yearly request may not be more than 50 percent of the program’s budget. .

Fields of Interest

  • Adult and child mentoring
  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Humanities
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $11,304,077 (market value)

Expenditures: $743,330

Total giving: $610,630

Qualifying distributions: $676,243