Updates regarding COVID-19 from our Funding Partners
Foundations and organizations across the state are coming together to provide emergency funding to support Colorado communities as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our Helpful Resources page for additional information.
Please check this page for regular updates as we collect and share the most up to date information from our partners in the philanthropic community.
Colorado Grants Guide®
Colorado foundations have responded to the COVID-19 crisis and the Colorado Grants Guide® has timely information on emergency and recovery grant funding. This grant funding tool, comprised of over 700 funder profiles, will help you save time and find funding to support your critical work.
A new COVID-19 relief package was passed by Congress in December 2020. The new legislation expands and extends programs in the CARES Act and includes additional loans under the Paycheck Protection Program for some small nonprofits, Emergency Economic Injuring Disaster Loans, and Employee Retention Credit.
Read this Summary of the 2020 Year-End COVID-19 Relief, Spending, and Tax Legislation and learn more about eligibility criteria, timelines, and application information in the resources below.
How to apply to nonprofit relief funds.
What’s in the year-end stimulus package for nonprofits and communities?
Nonprofit provisions in the new COVID-19 relief legislation.
COVID-19 Business Resource Center.
Cares Act Loan Application Assistance. Get Connected with a Volunteer Lawyer
Small Business Development Center representatives are available to answer your questions through the COVID Economic Hotline at (303) 860-5881.
Rapid Response Funding
(newest and most pressing funding opportunities listed first)
Bohemian Foundation | NoCo Music Relief Fund
Bonfils-Staton Foundation | Racial Justice Grants & Continued COVID-19 Grants
Colorado Food Systems Coalition | Colorado Producer and Food System COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund
Colorado Media Project (CMP) | COVID-19 Informed Communities Fund
Community Foundation serving SW Colorado/United Way of SW Colorado | Community Emergency Relief Fund
Colorado Department of Transportation | Community Telework Challenge
Denver Arts & Venues | Colorado Artist Relief Fund
Latino Community Foundation of Colorado | Current Grant Opportunities
The Denver Foundation | The COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund
First Southwest Community Fund | COVID-19 Crisis Response Grants
History Colorado | State Historical Fund
Impact100 | Grant Details
NextFifty Initiative | Community Response Fund
Pikes Peak Community Foundation | Emergency Response Fund Grant Application
Vail Valley Foundation | Community Fund Application
Yampa Valley Community Foundation | COVID-19 Response Fund
Flexible Funding and Funder Operations Updates
Arts in Society | A Grant Program Supporting Cross-Sector Work Through the Arts
Aspen Community Foundation | COVID-19 Regional Response Fund
A.V. Hunter Trust | COVID-19 Relief Grants Funded Information
Bonfils-Stanton Foundation | Funding to Assist Current Arts & Culture Grantees
Caring for Colorado Foundation | Updates on their Operations and Funding
Center for Disease Control | Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) | Donate to the CDP COVID-19 Response Fund
Community Foundation of Gunnison County | COVID-19 Fund
Colorado Creative Industries | COVID-19 CO Creatives Relief Grant
Colorado Health Foundation | Updates on their Operations and Funding
Denver Economic Development Opportunity | Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund
El Pomar Foundation | Colorado Assistance Fund
Gates Family Foundation | Updates for Gates Applicants, Grantees, & Partners
Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation | COVID-19
Lake County Community Fund | Grant Resources
Listen4Good | Fund for Shared Insight
Rose Community Foundation | Updates on their Operations and Funding
The Center for Effective Philanthropy | Statement Encouraging Increased Giving in this Time of Crisis
USDA Rural Development | Opportunities for Immediate Relief
USDA Rural Development | Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19
United Way of Larimer County and the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado | Northern Colorado COVID-19 Response
United Way of Pueblo County | Emergency Response and Recovery Fund