To be considered for support by the Allan Jones Foundation, an organization must:
- Have a ruling of tax exemption from the IRS as an educational, charitable, health or social betterment organization, generally under section 501(C)(3) of the tax code.
- Make a written request for contribution to: Allan Jones Foundation, Charities & Community Relations, 201 Keith Street SW, Suite 80, Cleveland, TN 37311. Requests made after Oct. 15 of each year will be considered for the upcoming calendar year’s budget.
- Be an educational, health, cultural, civic, historical, and environmental and/or other charitable organization whose programs and objectives promote the well being and vitality of the communities in which Jones’ employees work and live.
- Include information as to the contribution requested, any fundraisers, and the organization’s vision, goals and operating expenses, and how those funds are distributed. (What percentage to administration and what percentage to the programs.)