John G. Duncan Charitable Trust Grant

John G. Duncan Charitable Trust

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Next deadline: Mar 31, 2019

Later deadlines: Jun 30, 2019, Sep 30, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Colorado

Location of residency: Colorado

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John G. Duncan was born in Sacramento, California in 1866. He lived a substantial portion of his life in Henderson, Kentucky, where he was actively involved in the philanthropic community. He later relocated to Denver, Colorado where he also supported a number of different non-profit organizations. Mr. Duncan died in 1955 at the age of 89.

The John G. Duncan Charitable Trust supports a variety of charitable, benevolent, educational, and religious purposes within the state of Colorado.


To perpetuate the generosity of John G. Duncan by supporting a variety of charitable causes within Colorado.

Program Areas 

  • Arts, culture, and humanities,
  • Education,
  • Environment, animals,
  • Health,
  • Human services,
  • Public/society benefit, and 
  • Religion.

Application deadlines

  • March 31 - primary focus is Arts, Culture and Humanities or Education,
  • June 30 - primary focus is Environment and Animals or Human Services, and 
  • September 30 - primary focus is Health, Public/Society Benefit or Religion.

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


  • Organizations must serve and operate in Colorado.
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once per calendar year.
    • If a grant is awarded, the organization will be ineligible to apply in the following calendar year.


  • The foundation does not fund requests to support:
    • General operating expenses,
    • Endowments,
    • Capital expenditures,
    • Organizations located outside of Colorado,
    • Other grantmaking organizations, or
    • Organizations recognized by the IRS as non-functionally integrated supporting organizations per Section 509(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.