GRANT MAKING PRIORITIES
Through grants, Responsible Jane supports non-profit organizations working with local communities across Colorado or medical advances across the United States. All of our work supports our motto: Alone we can accomplish many great things, together we can change the world.
Responsible Jane gives back to communities and gets it done. Community programs include those supporting youth, art, community gardens, economic development and other efforts that address an established need.
Responsible Jane supports medical research that aims to support chronic illness. Jane is particularly interested in Cannabinoid medical research.
Most grants range from $250 to $5,000.
When making funding decisions within the Community-Based funding category, we prioritize:
Projects that address an established community need
Projects with strong evidence of support from the community
Projects with a strong logic model and evaluation plan
Organizations with sound management practices, effective executive leaders, and engaged board members
When making funding decisions within the Medical Research funding category, we prioritize:
Projects associated with a research institution, hospital, medical clinic, university or similar scientific organization
Projects with strong ability to demonstrate reliability and validity of research
Organizations applying must meet the following criteria:
An organization holding a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code, listed on the IRS Master File and conduct activities within the United States.
AND – Fall into one of the following categories
Colorado-based Community Program
Cannabinoid Medical or Medical Research Program
Capital campaigns and endowments
Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
Grant funds may not be used to promote or engage in criminal acts of violence, terrorism, hate crimes, the destruction of any state, or discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, religion, military and veteran status, disability, sex, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, or support of any entity that engages in these activities.
Organizations must submit a Letter of Intent to in order to be invited to apply. In your letter, please describe how your organization aligns with our funding priorities outlined above.
After receiving an invitation to apply, please use the application available at the link below.
Responsible Jane uses the Colorado Common Grant Application. Please download and complete the application. Send completed and attachments as a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please allow 30-45 days for a response.