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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: Care Provision

We are currently seeking proposals for this funding area for innovative mental health, trauma, or substance misuse services which will increase trusted, accessible care that fits Denverites’ needs, ensure care providers have what they need to provide high-quality, culturally informed care; and/or facilitate more effective coordination between available resources to ensure the consumer comes first.

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.

Our Care Provision funding opportunity is now closed. Sign up for our mailing list for updates.