Community Grants Program Fall 2022

Priority funding areas of the Community Grants Program are: Economic Opportunity Education Environment and Climate Housing Transportation

Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund

The BRIC fund will specifically support nonprofit organizations led by and serving Black communities. The fund will issue grants and support capacity building to help these organizations build resources to…

Bowen Family Performing Arts Fund

This fund helps low-income children learn to dance, act, and sing, with all the creativity and zest for life that comes through these opportunities. Miss Bowen's legacy continues to help…

Civic Fabric Fund — Voter Engagement

The 2022 November election will allow voters to decide not only on elected officials who will represent them but also on critical state and local housing, education, and taxation policies.…

Climate Equity Fund

The Climate Equity Fund seeks to deploy resources to nonprofit organizations that are addressing climate change. Organizations must be able to articulate how their program reduces carbon emissions in a…

The Comprecare Fund

The Comprecare Fund supports community-based projects that focus on helping older adults maintain their health through self-help and lifestyle changes. Once a year, organizations that have a wide potential reach…

Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund

The Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund (DILSF) was created in 2018 to help vulnerable immigrants access fair legal representation and due process. Established by the City of Denver and managed…

DESCI Community Housing Program

The DESCI Community Housing Program provides monthly portable rent subsidies to eligible Denver Public Schools’ employees, and retirees and members of their immediate families ages 60 and above. Program participants…

Strengthening Neighborhoods

Strengthening Neighborhoods awards grants are usually a maximum of $5,000. The average grant size is $2,500. Grants are made directly to residents for use in resident-led projects that address one…