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Grant Details

The QCF provides two grant opportunities for nonprofits each year that impact to the quality of life of residents in Commerce City. The amount of money available for grants varies each year and is determined by a city council appropriation in the city’s annual budget.

Grant Opportunities & Guidelines

Nonprofits can only apply to ONE of the following grants each year:

  • Program/Project Grant: Supports a specific nonprofit program or project that impacts Commerce City residents. 
  • General Operating Support Grant: Supports nonprofits with developing their internal infrastructure (capacities and systems) to better serve Commerce City residents. To be eligible for this grant, the nonprofit must have: 
    • Received a QCF program grant in the past
      • Successfully completed the scope of work defined in the prior grant application(s)
      • Expended all prior grant funds and submitted all grant reports

Both grant opportunities require organizations to have a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, address the needs of Commerce City residents, and demonstrate sound fiscal management. Specific grant guidlines are posted when the application process begins. 

 Important Upcoming Dates

  • 2021 Dates TBA

Congratulations to the 2020 Grant Recipients:

  • Project Angel Heart
  • Kids First Health Care
  • CASA of Adams & Broomfield Counties 
  • A Precious Child, Inc.
  • Food Bank of the Rockies
  • Stout Street Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Kids in Need Dentistry
  • Joyful Journeys Community Enrichment
  • Catholic Charities and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Denver, Inc.  
  • FISH of Commerce City, Inc.
  • Mercy Housing Mountain Plains
  • Adams County Emergency Food Bank
  • Almost Home, Inc. 
  • Community Uplift Partnership
  • Little Giants Learning Center
  • Environmental Learning for Kids
  • Commerce City Rotary Foundation, Inc.
  • Pennock Center for Counseling
  • Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.
  • Commerce City Cultural Council 
  • Colorado Youth Mariachi Program
  • Adelante Community Development
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society at Our Lady Mother of the Church
  • Reaching Hope
  • Adams 14 Education Foundation 
  • Youth Initiative of Adams County