Another $375,000 in Lakewood grants available for nonprofits

Published on August 26, 2020

The application process for awarding another $375,000 to nonprofits through Lakewood’s COVID-19 Nonprofit Grant program has opened today and will remain open until 5 p.m. Sept. 9 at Lakewood.org/CovidNonprofitGrant.

Nonprofits serving Lakewood residents are eligible to apply, and funds must be spent on goods or services that offer relief to Lakewood residents from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Personnel costs are not eligible for the program.

City Council approved a second round of funding for the grants on Monday because of the level of need demonstrated through the first round of applications, which garnered more than $600,000 in requests. In June, the city provided 24 nonprofits with $375,000 in grants from the city’s share of the federal relief bill known as the CARES Act. The second round of $375,000 is also funded from the city’s share of the CARES Act.

Read how the program has paid it forward during the pandemic in the stories told by the nonprofits receiving the first round of grants.

 

 

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