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. 

NOTE: the 2020 grant process has closed. Please check back in February 2021.

 

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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

 

NOTE: the 2020 grant process has closed. Please check back in February 2021.

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

  • The 2020 grant program has closed. Please check back in February 2021.

 

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

2020 Awards

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

  • 40 West Arts District
  • Benefits in Action
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Family Tree
  • Jeffco Eats
  • Jefferson County Library Foundation
  • Kiwanis Club of Lakewood
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Seniors' Resource Center, Inc.
  • Sprout City Farms
  • The Action Center

 

2019 Awards

  • 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

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