We invest in your vision.

The Denver Foundation and our donors are honored to support a diversity of organizations and community groups who are working to foster a more just, healthy, and vibrant Metro Denver area and beyond.

Through Community Grants, the Foundation invests in resident groups and nonprofit organizations that are reducing disparities and promoting equity for communities, prioritizing people living in poverty, immigrants and refugees, and people of color.

We also offer a wide variety of issue-focused grant opportunities to advance your cause and create positive change.

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Community Grants Program Now Open to Applications

The Denver Foundation’s first Community Grants cycle under our new Strategic Framework is now open to applications. Through the Community Grants Program, The Denver Foundation supports nonprofits that serve the seven-county Metro Denver area; advance our Core Values of constituent engagement and racial equity; and align with our priority funding areas. The complete guidelines are now online. Learn more, register to apply, and submit your application.

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About Our Grants


Funding Priorities

In response to the needs, desires, and solutions we heard from the community, we updated our Priority Funding areas as part of our new Strategic Framework. These areas are: Economic Opportunity, Education, Environment and Climate, Housing, and Transportation.


Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in learning more about our grants? Questions about submitting through our online portal? Find answers to common questions about our grants process.

Grants FAQ