Dedicated to eliminating the tragedy of sudden infant deaths

Grants FAQ

What is the Foundation’s policy on funding staff and the corresponding fringe benefits?
The Foundation will consider funding full-time and part-time staff positions as well as project consultants. The Foundation will consider funding only mandatory fringe benefits.
What is the Foundation’s policy regarding the funding of indirect costs?
The Foundation will review these requests on a case-by-case basis.
Will the Foundation fund the purchase of T-shirts, cribs, sleep sacks and other similar items?
The Foundation does not fund the purchase of what it considers products, such as T-shirts, cribs, sleep sacks and other similar items. If you are unsure as to whether an item will be considered for funding, please contact the Assistant Executive Director, Programs & Grants prior to submitting your grant application.
Does the Foundation discuss applications before submission?
The Foundation will attempt to provide guidance whenever possible. However, positive discussion should not be considered an affirmative acceptance of the application.
Do any of the grant types have minimum or maximum amounts that can be requested?
The minimum/maximum amount for each type of grant will be found in the corresponding guidelines.
If my organization/program is currently a recipient of a grant from the CJ Foundation, are we eligible to apply again?
The CJ Foundation will allow your organization/program to apply again as long as you are abiding by the terms of the current grant. However, you may not apply for both a Program Services Grant and a Program Services Mini-Grant in the same funding cycle.
My organization/program does not have an audit and it is requested as part of the application. What should I do?
Please submit a financial statement, including a balance sheet and current cash/cash equivalents balances, for the most recently completed fiscal year.
Is a government entity, such as a state or county health department, eligible to apply for funding?
Yes, such programs are eligible to apply for funding.
Are Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) programs and Child Death Review (CDR) programs eligible to apply for funding?
FIMR and CDR programs are eligible to apply for funding. However, data collection and analysis will not be considered for funding; only community action projects will be considered.
 
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