Adolph Coors Public Policy Grant Programs

Adolph Coors Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2021

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Preferred: Colorado Other eligible locations: United States

Location of residency: Preferred: Colorado Other eligible locations: United States

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About this funder:



The Foundation supports organizations that promote the western values of self-reliance, personal responsibility and integrity. We believe these values foster an environment where entrepreneurial spirits flourish, helping Coloradans reach their full potential. The Foundation places a high priority on programs that help youth to prosper, encourage economic opportunities for adults and advance public policies that reflect our nation’s founding principles.

Grantmaking Priority: Public Policy

  • Public Policy
    • Enhance understanding of the free enterprise system
    • Preserve the principles upon which our democracy was founded to help ensure a limited role for government and the protection of individual rights as provided for in the Constitution
    • Encourage personal responsibility and leadership
    • Uphold traditional American values

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


  • All applicants must be classified as a 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service. 
  • The Foundation will consider funding public policy requests from out-of-state (non-Colorado) organizations.
  • We accept requests for operating, capital, or program support if i your agency's mission aligns with ACF's funding priorities. 


  • Areas of funding the Foundation is not considering at this time:
    • Adaptive or winter sports programs
    • Animal or animal-related projects
    • Arts or arts-related projects
    • Church or church-related projects
    • Conferences or seminars
    • Credit counseling
    • Debt reduction
    • Domestic violence shelters
    • Emergency services (housing, food)
    • GED classes
    • Health organizations
    • Homelessness
    • Individuals
    • Media or film-related projects
    • Museum or museum-related projects
    • Preschools or daycare centers
    • Research projects
    • Schools (public, charter or private)
    • Senior programs (nursing homes, extended-care facilities, respite care)
    • Start-up funding (organizations must be in operation for at least one full year)