**This blog was updated on Thursday, September 16**
The Denver Foundation is pleased to share the following funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations, public entities, and residents groups in Metro Denver and Colorado.
We’re excited to announce the Strengthening Neighborhoods application is now open and accepting applications on a rolling basis! We know that residents have the best insight into how to improve life in their communities. We also know that communities have many strengths, including their people, institutions, and public resources. That’s why our Strengthening Neighborhoods program supports residents in working together and leading solutions for their communities. Learn more about Strengthening Neighborhoods.
Technical Assistance Grants
We’re excited to announce the Techincal Assistance Grant Program is now open and accepting applications on a rolling basis! Technical Assistance is developmental support that enables you to do your work more effectively. Technical Assistance grants are available to members of our grantee family. Any recipient of a Denver Foundation grant is eligible to request a Technical Assistance (TA) grant. The Denver Foundation recognizes the need for continued support after receiving an initial grant. Learn more about Technical Assistance.
LatinasGive! Annual Request for Proposals
LatinasGive! Denver’s first Latina giving circle is now accepting grant applications. LatinasGive! invests to support individuals, events, activities, programs, and organizations that are IRS-qualified 501(c)(3) and: value and promote cultural equity, the talents of our past, present, and future community leaders, and develop nuanced and innovative approaches to meeting the needs of our community members. Applications are due online by Friday, October 1, by 5 pm MST. Review and submit the LatinasGive! application. Questions may be sent to LatinasGiveDenver@gmail.com.
Latinos Impacting our Future Together (L.I.F.T.) Annual Request for Proposals
Latinos Impacting our Future Together (L.IF.T.) giving circle is now accepting grant applications. L.I.F.T. is comprised of a group of men who have chosen to use their time to serving the Latino community in a variety of capacities, their talents to impacting the community, and their treasure to support the amazing work being done by non-profit organizations uplifting the Latino community. L.I.F.T. grants will range from $500 to $2500 to organizations that are IRS-qualified 501(c)(3). Applications are due online by Friday, October 1, by 5 pm MST. Review and submit the L.I.F.T application. Questions may be sent to LIFTGC@gmail.com.
Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund
The Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund (DILSF) was created to help vulnerable immigrants access fair legal representation and due process. Grants are recommended by a seven-person Advisory Committee, which includes two directly impacted community members from the Immigration Resistance Table and one seat appointed by each of the following: The Mayor of Denver, Denver City Council, Colorado Lawyers Committee, a separate fundraising committee, and The Denver Foundation. The Advisory Committee develops priorities and processes for the Fund’s grantmaking. Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply through The Denver Foundation’s online grant application portal by Friday, October 1 by 5 p.m. MST. Review the Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund application guidelines.