Jane Morton Sovndal

Senior Grants Manager


Program/Department: Development

Office Location: Colorado

Area of Focus

As part of the Development Team, Jane is responsible for managing and expanding the grants portfolio for WRA’s Clean Energy Program. In addition to managing the program’s schedule of grants and reports, Jane helps craft proposals, solicitations, and other written materials for a portfolio of foundations, corporations, and individual donors. Jane also stewards relationships with foundation program officers and supports the development team and other WRA programs as needed.


Jane joined Western Resource Advocates in 2019. Jane has more than a decade of experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. Before coming to WRA, Jane was the grants manager at Urban Peak, a Denver-based nonprofit serving youth experiencing homelessness. She also has worked in refugee resettlement, sexual assault awareness, and HIV/AIDS care and prevention. Jane volunteers with Adaptive Adventures as a trip guide and Wilderness First Responder.


Jane has a B.A. in English and French from the University of California at Davis and a Master of Nonprofit Management degree from Regis University.

Favorite thing about the West

Sunrises, sunsets, and endless access to the outdoors.

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