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Lakewood Community Grant Program

 

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 requests received by the City from nonprofit organizations.

 

NOTE: The application process is currently closed and 2018 grants have been awarded. Please check back later for the 2019 application process.

 

 

 
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.

 

Contact June Angole, junang@lakewood.org or 303-987-7818, with questions about eligibility.

 

 

 

 
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The following organizations were awarded funding through the 2018 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
 


Applications & Evaluation

 

NOTE: The application process is currently closed and 2018 grants have been awarded. Please check back later for the 2019 application process.

 

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

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

2018 Timeline

  • Application deadline: March 30, 2018
  • Evaluation of applications: April 2018
  • Funding decisions: May 2018

 

For more information: contact June Angole, junang@lakewood.org or 303-987-7818.