Education Foundation

Our Purpose

• Build an endowment fund to meet emerging and future educational needs of our communities.

• Maintain a project fund to address immediate educational enrichment needs.

• Provide vision to ensure these funds improve the educational opportunities in our communities.

• Give Donors an opportunity to achieve their charitable objectives.  These benefits could be a reduction in taxes or a lifelong stream of income.

Contact Us:

JCC Education Foundation
1128 North Highway
PO Box 119
Jackson MN 56143

Phone: (507) 847-3608
Fax:      (507) 847-3078


Meet the Board of Directors:

Dan Winterfeld, Chair

Kelly Benson, Treasurer

Rhonda Schmidt, Secretary (interim)

Paul Meium

Cory Pauling

Gary Natterstad

Tracy Schley

Tina Polz

Troy Schultz

Make a Donation

Donate by Mail:

If you would like to mail your donation in the form of a check or money order please follow the instructions below.

--Download the Make a Donation by Mail form.
--Fill out all required fields (marked by an asterisk *) on   the form.
--Once completed, print out the form.
--Make your check or money order payable to "JCC Education --Foundation".
--Mail the form and payment to:

JCC Education Foundation
1128 North Highway
PO Box 119
Jackson, MN 56143

Donate Online:

Facilitated by and the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) you can support the Jackson County Education Foundation and its restricted endowment funds, including community funds, school foundations, agency endowments, and field-of-interest and scholarship funds through secure online giving center.  We have designed an easy, three-step process to guide you through your online gift.  This method of giving provide a quick and convenient way for you to make a difference in southwest Minnesota.

In addition, the SWIF is a public charity and 501(c)3 organization, so gifts ate tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Please read our Online Giving Policy prior to making your donation.  If you would prefer to make your gift to a fund not listed, please contact us.  Your gift can still be made using a credit card, however the Online Giving Center is designed for gifts to endowment funds only.

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Note: All donations, once processed and accepted by the Jackson County Central Education Foundation, represent an irrevocable contribution to the JCC Ed Foundation and are not refundable.  Please Contact Us if you have any questions regarding making a donation by mail or about a donation you have made recently.