Join the John William Jackson Fund in our mission to advance academic scholarship, performing arts, and outdoor sporting for Idaho youth.

The John William Jackson Fund was established in memory of John Jackson in 2000 by friends and family, including Marcus and Pat Meier, and Bill and Jackie Jackson. In 2017, the Fund reached the $1,000,000 milestone in total grants given since its inception.

In support of our mission, we:

  Provide academic scholarships to colleges and universities for deserving students.

  Provide grants to performing arts organization to reach children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to see these performances.

  Provide grants to youth organizations that provide youth outdoor sporting experiences.

  Provide grants to schools and schools districts to purchase or rent instruments for their students.

The John William Jackson Fund is a fund within the Idaho Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID# 82-0425063).

Soccer player scholarship recipients of the $3000 JWJF grant to the Boise Nationals Timbers Soccer Club stand with Jackie and "Action" Jackson.