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Our Grants

Our Grantmaking Approach

Caring for Denver Foundation works with those on the front lines to address the mental health and substance misuse challenges in the City and County of Denver.

Seeking a Grant

Current focus area: Alternatives to Jail

We are currently reviewing proposals to address our Alternatives to Jail focus area. Alternatives to Jail funding provides greater supports up front and more opportunities to implement treatment and interventions before, during, and after criminal justice involvement to ensure that people are supported and connected throughout their recovery.

Where we’re focused

We fund efforts that tackle issues in areas that Denver residents identified and prioritized as the highest areas of need:

Alternatives to Jail

Care Provision

Community-Centered Solutions


We want to hear your ideas.

Grant FAQs

We’ve compiled a list of answers to commonly asked questions to help equip and prepare you to more confidently apply.

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