Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation

Robert & Frances Chaney Foundation

Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation
P.O. Box 840
Jacksonville, OR 97530

Contact Person: Carrie Hanson, Executive Director

Phone: 541-899-9199

Contact E-mail:

Program Funding Areas:

The mission of the Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation is to benefit the welfare of children and families and to support public safety. Grants are awarded in the areas of human services, public safety, faith based programs and other charitable causes.

Geographic Area Served by Grants:

  • Jackson and Josephine Counties, Oregon
  • Barry County, Missouri
  • Cabell County, West Virginia

Types of Support Offered:

Project/Program support grants and a few general operating grants.

Do you fund general operating costs for non-profits? If so, under what conditions?

Yes. However, less than 10% of all grant awards are for general operating support.

Restrictions/ Limitations:

We do not consider applications requesting support for-

  • Endowments or annual fund drives
  • Indirect or overhead expenses
  • Sponsorship of fundraising events
  • Visual and performing arts programs
  • Property acquisition

Application Process:

The Foundation has an online application process and the Board makes funding decisions twice a year. The Foundation has a spring and a fall grant cycle. Applications are due on or before January 31st and July 31st. During the grant review period, the Foundation may request a site visit or ask that you attend a program review meeting in order to gain more information about your organization and grant proposal. Final grant decisions will be announced 9-12 weeks after each deadline.

Preferred contact from potential grantees:

Potential grantees are welcome to call or email with questions at any-time prior to the grant deadlines.

The Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation continues to refine its grant process. Please review the Foundation website for changes in the process prior to submitting a grant proposal.