COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Grant

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THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS CLOSED 

The City of Lakewood is offering an emergency grant opportunity to assist nonprofit organizations that serve Lakewood residents.

  • Funding for this grant opportunity comes from the City of Lakewood's share of the U.S. CARES Act.
  • City Council has approved $375,000 for the initial grant opportunity.
  • We anticipate a second round of grant funding before the end of the year, based on demonstrated need.

 

The application for this emergency grant will only be online for two weeks, May 13 - 27. We understand that the application process is short, so please respond to questions briefly and in a way that sufficiently responds to the question.

 


Eligibility Criteria for Nonprofit Organizations

To be eligible for this grant, your organization must:

  • Have a principal place of business in Jefferson County, Colorado.

  • Be registered as a Colorado non-profit organization with the Colorado Secretary of State and be organized in the state of Colorado.

  • Have a current certificate of good standing from the Colorado Secretary of State.

  • Have a 501(c)(3) status.

  • Have been in operation for at least three years.

  • Must be able to spend funds within the requirements of the U.S. CARES Act.

 


Evaluation Criteria  

Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Grant request is for goods and/or a service provision (no funds will be granted for personnel expenses)

  • Proposed service and/or purchase of goods must demonstrate relief for Lakewood residents as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak

  • Clear understanding and demonstration that funds will be used to enhance capacity or augment efforts already being conducted by the organization related to COVID-19 relief

  • Demonstration that Lakewood residents will be the recipients of services/goods through grant funds awarded

  • Clear goals and impact measures

  • Reasonable program costs and funds requested


 THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS CLOSED 

Timeline

  • Application opens: 8 a.m., May 13

  • Application deadline: 5 p.m., May 27

 

More Information:
Emily Andrews
emiand@lakewood.org

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2019 Awards

The following organizations were awarded funding through the Community Grant Program:

  • 40 West Arts Inc.
  • The Action Center
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Jeffco Club
  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats/Harvest Mountain Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • mpowered
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms

2019 Awards

The following organizations were awarded funding through the Community Grant Program:

  • 40 West Arts Inc.
  • The Action Center
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Jeffco Club
  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats/Harvest Mountain Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • mpowered
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms

2019 Awards

The following organizations were awarded funding through the Community Grant Program:

  • 40 West Arts Inc.
  • The Action Center
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Jeffco Club
  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats/Harvest Mountain Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • mpowered
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms

2019 Awards

The following organizations were awarded funding through the Community Grant Program:

  • 40 West Arts Inc.
  • The Action Center
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Jeffco Club
  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats/Harvest Mountain Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • mpowered
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms

2019 Awards

The following organizations were awarded funding through the Community Grant Program:

  • 40 West Arts Inc.
  • The Action Center
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Jeffco Club
  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats/Harvest Mountain Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • mpowered
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms