Joint Council for Economic Opportunity

Grant Name:  The Food Services Program

Project Size: $230,000

Grant Amount: $5,000

Strategic Value:  JCEO’s mission to alleviate poverty, by providing resources and services that promote people’s dignity and self-sufficiency. The Food Services Program distributes food to vulnerable, low-income populations with limited access to food in Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties.

The Joint Council for Economic Opportunity of Clinton and Franklin Counties, Inc. (JCEO) is a not-for-profit human services agency that serves the residents of Clinton and Franklin Counties. JCEO was created in 1966 as Clinton County’s official anti-poverty agency, two years after the signing of the historic Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) of 1964. Programs have changed throughout the years to reflect the changing needs of the community.

JCEO has served the residents of Clinton County since its inception in 1966. 

The Cloudsplitter Board authorized a grant of $5,000 for JCEO’s Food Services Program in October of 2018