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As Colorado's oldest and largest community foundation, it provides the expertise and leadership to help people give back to Metro Denver in ways that are meaningful -- to them and to the community.

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Caring For Denver Foundation reaches $100 million milestone in grants awarded to nonprofits
Foundation: Denver Foundation

In 2014, voters in Denver, Colo., approved a half-cent sales tax to fund mental health and substance misuse programs. Since then, the Caring for Denver Foundation has awarded more than $109...more

Knight Foundation Leader to Retire, Leaving a Powerful Legacy - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, Denver Foundation, Ford Foundation

Alberto Ibargüen made an indelible mark by helping to save Detroit, boost the arts in Miami, and keep journalism alive and well in the...more

The Latino Cultural Arts Center Has Big Plans to Show Denver—and the World—What Its ...
Foundation: Denver Foundation, Latino Community Foundation

The LCAC launched its ofrendas program in 2020 with $15,000; the public could buy altar kits filled with pieces handmade by artisans in Denver,...more

Global Citizen Promotes Chief Operating Officer to President - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation: Rose Community Foundation, Denver Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Victoria Foundation

Also, the American LGBTQ+ Museum has hired its first executive director, and Greenpeace U.S. has appointed a new chief program...more

Denver offers grants for groups, businesses in priority neighborhoods
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The program, in partnership with The Denver Foundation, provides grants from $500 to $10,000. Applications opened last week and close on Aug....more

NONPROFIT REGISTER | Denver Foundation partners with city agency to award grants aimed at ...
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The Denver Foundation is a community foundation whose purpose is to inspire people and mobilize resources to improve life in metro Denver. It...more

NONPROFIT REGISTER | The Denver Basis works with town company to offer grants to enhance ...

The scholarship program prioritizes community-led effort or work that permits a robust part of group management. The main focus is on selling...more

Boulder arts groups get COVID-19 relief funding
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Create Boulder, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and The Denver Foundation have issued $123,500 in COVID-19 relief grants to 10 Boulder area...more

Q & A with Kelly Dunkin | Foundation CEO helps connect communities, guides Colorado Gives
Foundation: Rose Community Foundation, Denver Foundation

In partnership with Denver Foundation and the Rose Community Foundation, we launched the Metro Denver Nonprofit Loan Fund, with...more

Our Grants Program | Denver Foundation
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Through Community Grants, the Foundation invests in resident groups and nonprofit organizations that are reducing disparities and promoting...more

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