How we help.....
Grants & Scholarships
There really is no reason to wait when it comes to doing a good deed.
Discover some of the great programs and initiatives we lead at Jay Focus Group, and see how you can help make a difference in the lives of people in the community.
for Orleans County Students Elementary thru High School
Grants on request!
Apply for a Grant of up to $500
for your 501 (c)3 Non Profit Organization or School located in Orleans County.
School examples: School Travel / Outings, Music Programs, Sports / ExerciseEquipment etc.
During the 2020 Covid Pandemic we purchased 4 picnic tables
for the Jay/Westfield Elementary School for outdoor learning.
Other Non Profit examples: Rent, equipment, a special one time need.
Apply thru Nov 1, 2022. Question? email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Service Continuing Education Scholarships
for Orleans County Seniors
The Jay Focus Group Community Service Continuing Education Scholarship provides funding to a high school senior from Orleans County an opportunity to enhance their future through continued education with a scholarship to assist with educational costs which includes college 2/4 yr., trade school, as well as on-the-job training.
On average $1500 per year is allocated and awarded to students in Orleans County.
An up to $500 scholarship(s) will be offered and requires previous community service involvement.
Home schooled invited to apply. Criteria - Community Service is required.
Due date April 20, 2022 - Winner(s) announced May 3, 2022
There are many benefits from participating in community service, including:
Meeting new friends
Strengthening college applications and a resume
Providing work experience
Building good character through helping others
Improving your neighborhood, community, and world
Providing personal growth
Discovering talents and abilities one may not be aware of
Annual Camp Scholarship program sends a student(s) from Orleans County to Camp for a day or Week! Helping to create a Memory which will last a Lifetime! Since the inception of our Camp grant program we have given out on average $1500 a year giving 4 to 6 children each year a chance of a lifetime.
Most camp offerings in VT are in the summer but there are a few winter ones as well.
Home Schoolers welcome to apply. Partial Funding Available, Funds for transportation available.
Due no later than April 22, Awarded May 2, 2022
In 2021 The Jay Focus Group donated $500 to St. Paul's Elementary School in Barton a much needed weatherization project for two classrooms. Lowell Elementary School received $500 for yoga mats for upper grades for year round exercise.
So far in 2022 we have donated funds to Lowell Graded School for yoga mats, the Skate Rink in North Troy for equipment & United Christian Academy for their SEEK week.
2022 School/Non Profit Application
2022 Community Service Continued Education
2022 Camp Scholarship Application
We thank these organizations & businesses for their Scholarship Support