Betty Jean Brown Foundation

Betty Jean Brown Foundation

3641 Mt. Diablo Boulevard #1101
Lafayette, CA 94549

Robert O. Brown, M.A., MNA
President and CEO

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2004
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2015
Number of sponsored projects: 1

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
The fee is 10% up to the first $1 million, and 6% thereafter.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • International development
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Organizational development
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Other: Grants management

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Launched January 14, 2000, the Betty Jean Brown Foundation was created in order to guide community building and partnership opportunities through volunteerism, the arts, education, multi-faceted developmental initiatives, service and support to aspiring organizations.