Community Grant Program

Overview

Welcome to the City of Lakewood’s charitable giving program, the Lakewood Community Grant Program, administered in coordination with the Lakewood Legacy Foundation. The Lakewood Community Grant Program establishes a process for review and evaluation of funding requests received by the City from nonprofit organizations. 

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Nonprofit organizations seeking funding must:

  • Have a principal place of business in Jefferson County, Colorado.
  • Allocate grant funds for services that support Lakewood residents.
  • Be registered as a Colorado nonprofit organization with the Colorado Secretary of State and be organized in the State of Colorado.
  • Have 501(c) (3) status.
  • Have a current certificate of good standing from the Colorado Secretary of State.
  • Have been in operation for three-plus years.

Please Note: Funding or sponsorship for events or conferences is not available through this grant program.

More Information:
Emily Andrews
emiand@lakewood.org
303-987-7871

Online Application & Evaluation

 

Online Applications

Proposals are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Organization background/experience
  • Program or project information
  • Lakewood community benefit
  • Evaluation/impact
  • Financial information
  • Financial sustainability

 

2020 Timeline

  • Application deadline: March 30
  • Evaluation of applications: April
  • Funding decisions: May

 

More Information:
Emily Andrews
emiand@lakewood.org
303-987-7871

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

 

2018 Awards

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

  • The Action Center
  • All Comforting Things of CO, Inc. (ACT)
  • Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Colorado State University Extension Jefferson County
  • The Colorado Teen Project
  • Easterseals Colorado
  • Family HomeStead
  • Family Tree, Inc.
  • Hands of The Carpenter
  • Jeffco Boys & Girls Club
  • Jeffco Eats
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund, Inc. 
  • Sprout City Farms