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.

Grants Awarded June 2020

Demand for the COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Grant program was high. We received 40 applications, with requests amounting to $634,632. The program was able to provide 24 large and small nonprofits with grants to support services ranging from help for families and youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness and food insecurity to mental health and youth programs and scholarships. Below is a list of grantees for the COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Grant program.

  • Archway Housing & Services, Inc.: $ 15,000
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties: $ 15,000
  • Concordia Lutheran Church: $ 15,000
  • Court Support Jeffco: $ 5,000
  • Eaton Senior Communities Foundation: $ 20,800
  • Edgewater Collective: $ 10,000
  • Family Promise of Greater Denver: $ 12,000
  • Family Tree: $ 4,500
  • Gold Crown Foundation: $ 30,000
  • Jeffco Eats: $ 30,000
  • Jefferson Center for Mental Health: $ 19,790
  • JUUST Living, Inc.: $ 5,000
  • Kiwanis Club of Alameda West Foundation: $ 14,500
  • Kiwanis Club of Belmar Foundation: $ 14,988
  • Mean Street Ministries: $ 25,000
  • River Church: $ 19,500
  • Severe Weather Network: $ 24,000
  • South Jeffco Rotary Club: $ 6,482
  • Sprout City Farms: $ 3,560
  • The Action Center: $ 50,000
  • The Chanda Plan Foundation: $ 3,880
  • The Golden Backpack Program: $ 5,000
  • The Zara Project: $ 25,000
  • Westgate Elementary: $ 1,000

TOTAL GRANT AMOUNT: $ 375,000.00


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 

 

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