Through grants, Responsible Jane supports non-profit organizations working with local communities and medical research across the US and worldwide.


"Alone we can accomplish many great things, together we can change the world" - Estefania Guadalupe Estrada.


Responsible Jane gives back to communities. Community programs include those supporting youth, art, community gardens, economic development and other efforts that address an established need.


Responsible Jane supports medical research and patient care that aims to support chronic illness. Jane is particularly interested in Cannabinoid medical research.

Funding Overview

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


  • Community Programs

  • Cannabinoid Medical or Medical Research Programs

Funding Exclusions

  • Association/chamber memberships

  • 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: ​

Please allow 30-45 days for a response.