Funding Opportunities for Metro Denver Nonprofits and Community Groups


The Denver Foundation
April 15, 2021

The Denver Foundation is pleased to share the following funding opportunities for organizations and residents groups in Metro Denver and in some cases statewide. 

 

 

 

Climate Equity Fund

The Climate Equity Fund supports innovative local projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while meeting the needs of communities most impacted by climate change. Applications must be submitted online by Friday, May 14 by 5 pm MST. Review the Climate Equity Fund’s application guidelines. Questions about this application can be directed to climateequity@denverfoundation.org. Apply now!

Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund

The Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund is now accepting applications. The fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations that focus on animal welfare or wildlife preservation. Grants range from $500 – $5,000. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, May 18 at 5 pm MST. Review the Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund’s application guidelines. Apply now!

Environmental Affinity Group

The Environmental Affinity Group (EAG) supports environmental and conservation organizations that employ a responsive and inclusive approach to engaging communities, reaching new audiences, and encouraging action on climate change. Applications must be submitted online by Monday, June 14 by 5 pm MST. Review the Environmental Affinity Group’s application guidelines. Check out the EAG’s grant history. Questions about this application can be directed to eag@denverfoundation.org. Apply now!

Strengthening Neighborhoods

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.