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  • Each of the funds the Community Foundation manages that makes competitive grants has its own guidelines for eligibility, application and deadlines for submission of proposals.
  • Please review specific details for each grant below.
Arts Alive! Organizational Grants 

Grants to support special interest projects in the visual, performing and literary arts, specifically for non-operational purposes. 

  • The 2019 grant deadline has passed. Please check back for details on the 2020 grant cycle.
     
Arts Alive! Individual Achievement Grants

Grants to support emerging artists in Weld County take the next step in their artistic development. 
DEADLINE: Individual Achievement Grants will not be offered in 2019

  • Click here to read about Individual Achievement Grant recipient Geoffrey Sauer, a jewelry maker from Milliken.
     
Boettcher Fund Capital Grants 

The Community Foundation Boettcher Fund considers grant requests for capital projects in Weld County.  Properties under consideration must be owned and used by a qualified Weld County, Colorado nonprofit organization.  Please see the grant guidelines for more information.
DEADLINE: August 7, 2019

  • Click here for grant guidelines and eligibility requirements.
     
W.D. Farr Endowment Fund Grants

The Greeley Rotary W. D. Farr Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation welcomes applications and considers grant requests up to $2,500 for the benefit of the youth of Greeley, Colorado. The W.D. Farr Endowment Fund supports programs in the Greeley area that enhance: a) the quality of life, b) youth projects, c) K-12 education projects.  

  • The 2019 grant deadline has passed. Please check back for details on the 2020 grant cycle.
  • Click here to view the 2017 recommended distributions.
     
Littler Youth Fund Grants

The Community Foundation Littler Youth Fund considers grant requests from non-profit organizations for the benefit of youth programs/projects in Weld County.  
DEADLINE: September 13, 2019

  • Check back soon for details on the 2019 grant cycle.
  • Click here to read a story about one of the grant recipients, Weld Food Bank's backpack program.
     
Littler Youth Fund Teacher Mini-Grants 

Grants to aid in the development of effective teaching strategies and projects by Weld County teachers. Grants will be awarded to teachers who encourage and support experiential learning, enhance student understanding and increase student achievement. In the interest of fairness, the Community Foundation instituted a “two-year rule” requiring that a project which receives funding for two successive years must take one year off before reapplying. 

  • The 2019 grant deadline has passed. Please check back for details on the 2020 grant cycle.
  • To view a list of recipients of a 2017 recommended distributions, click here. 

 

Norm and Marty Noe Family Leadership Incentive Grants

Grants to provide assistance for Weld County youth to attend leadership and other development programs.
DEADLINE: Ongoing

  • Click here for grant guidelines and eligibility requirements. 

 

Nonprofit Endowment Challenge

The Nonprofit Endowment Challenge program encourages Weld County non-profit organizations to secure their future by establishing or adding to an existing endowment fund with the Community Foundation. As part of the program, the Foundation will provide a match of $10,000 for each selected organization.  
DEADLINE: January 15, 2019

  • The 2019 grant deadline has passed. Please check back for details on the 2020 grant cycle.

 

Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration Grant

The Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration grant is not available at this time. 

 

​Windsor Community Foundation Fund Grants

Nonprofit organizations serving the Windsor and Severance areas are encouraged to apply for grant funding through the Windsor Community Foundation. For 2018, the Windsor Community Foundation will award grants of up to $3,500 to nonprofit organizations that are located in or serving the Windsor/Severance area. 
DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

  • The 2019 grant deadline has passed. Please check back for details on the 2020 grant cycle.
  • Click here to learn more about the Windsor Community Foundation.
     
Women's Fund of Weld County

Funding priority is focused on programming for girls and women and their economic self-sufficiency and self-esteem. Within that priority, the Women's Fund concentrates its funding in two strategic areas: girls' futures; and girls' and women's education, employment, training, and self-development. 
DEADLINE: The grant cycle for 2019 runs from May 1 to August 31. 

  • Click here for grant guidelines and eligibility requirements.
  • Click here to learn more about the Women's Fund of Weld County.