Jenzabar Foundation Grants
Our 2023 grant application is open between July 17, 2023 and August 18, 2023.

Please review grant information below before applying.

The Jenzabar Foundation is a private foundation that supports initiatives of institutions of higher education and charitable organizations toward:

(1) humanitarian efforts,
(2) social welfare and justice,
(3) education to under-privileged populations,
(4) scientific advancements, and
(5) raising up new leaders to serve in any of these areas.


2023 Award Schedule 

Currently, AGA awards grants once per year, in the fall. 

Public application process open - July 17 - August 18

Follow up Information Requests - by September 11

Award Decisions - in October

Notification & Agreement Completion - in October

Grant Information & Parameters


Unless otherwise stated in our award and agreement contract, each gift is a one-time grant for the identified donation year. The Jenzabar Foundation will consider multi-year commitments, however these will be explicitly identified as such, along with a fixed disbursement schedule.

The Jenzabar Foundation will consider funding up to 50% of a specific project. (Our average grant shall be between 30-50% of the project total.) The receiving organization will demonstrate how the remaining % of the total project will be funded.

Recipients will be asked to share their plans for long-term sustainability.

Project Eligibility

The Jenzabar Foundation grants will be awarded to projects or programs that fall within one our four key areas of impact:

(1) Humanitarian relief

(2) Social welfare or social justice

(3) Education for everyone

(4) Scientific advancements, especially those with the potential to benefit large percentages of the population

Note: We reserve the right to seed or contribute to new projects in a manner that is an exception to our standard giving policies.

Organization/Entity Eligibility

The Jenzabar Foundation awards grants to organizations/entities that meet the following criteria:

  • The entity is a non-profit or charitable organization. US-based organizations will need to show proof of 501-c3, Guidestar standing, or other reputable listing. International organizations will need to provide local documentation recognizing their charitable work.  NOTE:  In special cases, TJF will consider a grant to an individual based on the nature of the project and it's impact on the fulfillment of The Jenzabar Foundation's mission.

  • The entity’s practices and financial operation are good, honest, and above reproach. The organization is not subject to U.S. or U.N. sanctions. The organization is not listed on any countries terrorist, trade control, or fraud lists.

  • The entity will sign a commitment agreeing not to use any of the grant money for: money laundering, terrorism, organized crime, or any other corrupt purpose.

  • The organization provides services with an approach that strives for diversity, inclusion, and reasonable equity.

Process and Awarding  

The Jenzabar Foundation leadership team considers each request with the following in mind:

  • Alignment with our mission and strategies
  • Feasibility of success
  • Long-term sustainability of the work/ministry

Organizations may be asked to provide additional supporting documentation, such as project/program timelines, feasibility information, and the plan for long-term sustainability and self-sustainability of the program, especially once the grant period has ended.

Award notifications will be accompanied by an agreement contract specifying the conditions of the grant. The Jenzabar Foundation and grant recipients will establish an Investment Evaluation Plan that identifies milestones, metrics, and/or other indicators to measure the impact and success of TJF's investment.  Recipients will provide a results report to The Jenzabar Foundation before or upon conclusion of the grant period.