501 (c) 3 public charitable organizations whose purposes, programs or projects fits within the mission of the Joseph Robert Foundation are eligible to apply. Emerging not-for-profit organizations that do not have their 501 (c) 3 designation may apply through a fiscal conduit.
Smaller organizations, or programs within larger organizations, with budgets under $250,000, are encouraged to apply. In some cases larger organizations may be funded for projects or programs, upon invitation by the Board.
Organizations that have been prior recipients of JRF funding may re-apply for future grant periods.
Visual artists over the age of 18 who are not full-time students can apply for a limited number of grants for projects that promote their non-academic professional development