Phil & Pat Willis Foundation

A non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization established to promote philanthropy in Jackson County, Michigan.

We are a community-focused organization     with a mission to:


Building visionary partnerships with local organizations.



Providing funds to enhance the quality of life across Jackson County, MI.



Being a catalyst for change in the Jackson County community.



Recognize our community’s heritage by protecting its history.


Economic Development

Strengthen the economy, stimulate job creation and support business retention and growth.


Recent Grant Recipients

Waterloo Farm Museum Bake House

Ella Sharp Museum Farm House

JSO Education Concert

Shop Rat Foundation

Trinity Lutheran

Soar Cafe and Farms

The Dahlem

Catholic Charities of Jackson

Interfaith Shelter of Jackson

Together We Can Make Difference

Rise Above

Waterloo Area Historical Society

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jackson County

Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (CPCAN)

Cascades Humane Society




400 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201