Foundation / Corporation
Joseph E. and Marjorie B. Jones Foundation
Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the lives of the residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of human services, health care initiatives, and furthering the cause of education. Eligible programs are those with tangible and measurable objectives.
The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people, particularly those residing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
GrantWatch ID#: 128277
Funding will only be provided to entities organized and operated exclusively for charitable or educational purposes, which have qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Foundation does not support basic research, scholarships, endowment funds, publications, films, construction, acquisition of buildings, special events/fund raising, sectarian religious activities, political lobbying, or legislative activities. It also tends not to support capital improvement and challenge grant requests.
The grant application deadline is May 31st each year. All applications must be postmarked no later than May 31st, however, if the 31st falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Memorial Day, your submission must be postmarked no later than the next business day. No exceptions. All applicants will receive an “acknowledgment” email upon receipt of their application.
Please note: No hand-delivered applications can be accepted as the offices have been relocated.
Applications are reviewed in June to determine if they fall within the Foundation’s mission, guidelines, priorities and current financial resources.
The Board of Directors makes decisions on applications in the Fall.
If your organization is approved for a grant, you will be required to sign a Grant Agreement specifying reporting requirements and receipt of the grant. Funds will be dispersed by December 31st.
Goals and beliefs: https://thejonesfoundation.com/
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please submit your complete application to the following address:
Joseph E. & Marjorie B. Jones Foundation
Attn: Application Processing
P.O. Box 6677
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 989-7798
USA: Washington, DC