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Fall & Spring Mini Grants

JSL of LaGrange accepts applications twice a year for community grants. Public and private non-profit 501c3 entities, including parent groups, community action agencies and other community-based organizations, city/county/state governments in and within a thirty mile radius of Troup County are eligible to apply. Max amount awarded per applicant is $2,500 and funds available are based on our yearly fundraising proceeds.

Mini-grant applicants must meet internal guidelines set forth by the Junior Service League of Lagrange’s Standing Rules:

Needs-Based Guideline:

a. Does grant meet immediate and specific community need?

b. Does grant benefit community in a progressive or positive way?

c. Does grant request produce ongoing benefits for the community?

Administrative Guidelines:

a. Is it submitted from a non-profit 501c3 organization?

b. Does the applicant list specific and defined use for funds requested?

c. Has applicant documented both the need for and the use of these funds?

d. Could this project be funded another way?


Mini-grants cannot be used to fund the following: Annual fund campaigns or capital campaign drives. Operating support (i.e. travel, printing costs, office supplies and personnel expense), except for start-up costs. Projects promoting religion or individuals. Capital campaign drives. Multi-year requests. Projects for individual schools. Cosmetic or beautification projects. Donations. Prize Money.


For more information please contact

Tolly Burch Memorial Scholarship

The Tolly McCall Burch Memorial Scholarship has been set up to recognize high school seniors who exhibit the characteristics promoted by the mission of the JSL. This mission, to promote volunteerism and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, was exemplified by the JSL service of Tolly McCall Burch.

Mollie Lukken Scholarship

Since 1984, the Junior Service League of LaGrange has provided financial assistance to Troup County teachers through its Mollie Lukken Memorial Scholarship. Any teacher pursuing graduate study in a field of exceptional education is eligible to apply for the grant, which honors the memory of Mollie Lukken, a League founder and leader in the field of learning disabilities. If you are or will soon begin pursuing graduate studies in any field of exceptional education, we encourage you to apply. Past recipients are eligible to apply again. The application and explanatory information can be downloaded below.

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