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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 for our Alternatives to Jail focus area, supporting a diversity of projects – from preventing people with substance misuse and mental health conditions from unnecessarily interacting with the justice system, to addressing needs in prison systems, to providing culturally responsive services based in community for those impacted by or leaving the criminal justice system.


Seeking a grant

Learn about the types of programs, projects, and activities we fund as well as eligibility requirements.

Application Process

Familiarize yourself with important dates, deadlines, and requirements before you apply for a grant.

Awarded Grants

Get to know our community partners, and how they’re addressing the right challenges with impactful solutions.

Grant FAQs

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

Our Alternatives to Jail funding opportunity is now closed. For updates, click to sign up for our mailing list.