The Joe E. Johnston Foundation

About the Foundation & Guidelines

The Joe E. Johnston Foundation

About the Foundation

The Joe E. Johnston Foundation was established by the last will and testament of Mr. Joe E. Johnston of Woodstock, Georgia.


Funding Priorities:
The Foundation primarily supports religious, educational, cultural and social service organizations.

Geographic Focus:
Grants are restricted to organizations serving Cherokee County, Georgia

Types of Support:

  • Program
  • Project
  • Operating

The Foundation does not consider projects outside of Cherokee County, Georgia.

Eligibility Requirements:
The Trustees will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information. Grants are not made to support individuals.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:
The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in the spring. February 1st is the deadline for submitting grant proposals to be considered at the annual meeting.

Grant Range:
The average grant size is between $2,500 – $10,000.