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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: Community-Centered Solutions

We are currently reviewing proposals for this funding area to promote community partners to promote the power of community by harnessing community knowledge, strengths, and resources to foster local connectedness and support.

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.

New $5M Community-Centered Solutions now closed. Check back soon for updates!