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20th Anniversary Fund - Impact Grants

Western Colorado Community Foundation

Grant amount: US $20,000

Deadline: The deadline for this grant has passed

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Colorado: Delta County, Eagle County, Garfield County, Mesa County, Montrose County Expand all

Location of residency: Colorado


The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce a special one-time grant opportunity in celebration of our 20th Anniversary. The 20th Anniversary Fund is made possible through the generosity of a challenge grant of $50,000 from the Boettcher Foundation which WCCF plans to match with gifts from donors and community members throughout our region.

Goal: The goal of the 20th Anniversary Fund grants is to help make something new happen that will improve our communities. WCCF plans to make available five $20,000 Impact Grants across our region.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Organizations must be a qualified 501 (c) (3), registered with the Colorado Secretary of State and providing services within WCCF’s seven county region.
    • Mesa, Garfield, Eagle, Rio Blanco, Delta, Montrose, Ouray counties. 
  • Primary Criteria:
    • Grant requests must address a clear, documented unmet need
    • Grants will support an innovative solution to address that need
    • Grants will support projects that involve collaborations across several partner organizations
  • Additional Criteria:
  • Grants will go to organizations with solid leadership and capacity to implement a new program
  • Programs should have the capacity to be implemented within 3-6 months
  • Grants are meant to “seed” projects that have the capacity to go beyond pilot and be financially sustainable


  • Preference will be given to support direct programs over capital projects and/or expansions


  • Grants will not support existing programs or on-going operational expenses. 
  •  No grants will be made to individuals. 

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