In her role as Grants Manager for Energy Foundation China (EF China), Jane serves as an essential liaison between the Beijing office and the U.S. Energy Foundation Grants team. She leads EF China’s day-to-day grants administration, performs due diligence checks, ensuring compliance with U.S. and Chinese laws and regulations, and works closely with program staff. Jane work closely with the EF China Director of Grants Management to help shape an evolving grants function, optimizing processes and policies, and develops materials and facilitate trainings. Jane also plays an important role in ensuring the integrity of the Grants Database System.
Jane has spent 10 years in grantmaking, working for state governments and nonprofit organizations. Previously, Jane served as a Project Manager for Empire State Development, a New York State government agency, where she managed funding processes and conducted financial analyses. Jane also worked as a Grants Manager with the Nebraska Arts Council, reviewing grants applications, tracking grants requirements, and managing data and budgets.