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Grant funding available for local nonprofits

Post Date:01/03/2018 10:35 AM

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 10 AND 13

Food bank distributionsThe Quality Community Foundation (QCF) is accepting applications for its 2018 grant program through Feb. 2. Last year, the city awarded 27 grants totaling more than $130,000 to local nonprofit organizations. 

QCF grants provide funding for a wide variety of programs and services in the city, including emergency housing for homeless families, volunteer services and meals for seniors, advocacy and emergency assistance for victims of domestic violence, health care, mental illness and local food banks.

Applications are available online at c3gov.com/QCF and are due on Feb. 2. Application assistance meetings are scheduled for January 10 (5-8 p.m.) and January 13 (9 a.m. – noon) at the civic center, 7887 E. 60th Ave. Interested organizations are invited to attend either session to learn about the application process and ask questions. Grants will be distributed in March.

Submit applications to: Quality Community Foundation, 7887 E. 60th Avenue, Commerce City, CO 80022 or contact Daniela Villarreal at dvillarreal@c3gov.com or 303-227-8832. Visit c3gov.com/QCF for more information or to download the application.

The Quality Community Foundation was established in 2006 and its goal is to support and obtain funding for post-secondary education and recreational program scholarships for local youth. The foundation also provides grants to fund various non-profit organizations which benefit Commerce City residents.

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Photo caption: The Food Bank of the Rockies distributes food locally. They are one of 27 recipients the Quality Community Foundation awarded grants to last year, totaling more than $130,000 to local nonprofit organizations in 2017.

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