At the Judd Leighton Foundation, we’re dedicated to perpetuating the vision of our founder- to improve the quality of life in our community through intelligent investment in the areas of healthcare, education, and economic development.
As an independent, private, grantmaking foundation, we provide grant assistance to tax-exempt organizations seeking to address a community problem or need, primarily in St. Joseph County, IN. Preference is given to proposals for capital projects and program support that promise to generate the greatest impact on the community at large, while demonstrating sustainability over the long term.
Creation of the Code Works Digital Startup Studio is a logical next step towards filling the gap for startup growth in the St. Joseph County area. While funding solutions exist in our area for idea discovery, initial funding, and raising future rounds of capital,...read more
Over the last several years, the declining condition of the Washington-Colfax Apartments had been a much-discussed topic of conversation at neighborhood meetings, SBH board meetings, and within the general community. Neighbors who have been adversely affected by the...read more
The United Way of St. Joseph County, along with community partners, is planning a new neighborhood center – the first of its kind in our county – that will serve as a replicable model in the fields of education, youth success, health, and community development while...read more