Colorado COVID Relief Fund Awards

Deadline One Awards (April 4, 2020)

The first round of funding awards from the Fund provide a total of $4.8 million to 206 community-based organizations who are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this deadline in the Prevention and Impact funding priorities.

Of the total applications that were approved, 148 ($3.4 million) were awarded for the Impact funding priority and 58 ($1.4 million) were awarded for Prevention. The Fund’s review committees and Decision and Allocation Committee utilized a coordination review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community liaisons from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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Deadline Two Awards (April 18, 2020)

The second round of funding provided a total of $3.6 million to 165 community-based organizations that are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this round in the Prevention and Impact priority areas.

Of the total applications that were approved, 122 ($2.66 million) were awarded for the Impact priority area and 43 ($948,600) were awarded for Prevention. The Fund’s review committees and Decision and Allocation Committee engaged in a coordinated review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community data and insights from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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Deadline Three Awards (May 2, 2020)

The third round of funding provided a total of $2.7 million to 134 community-based organizations that are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this round in the Prevention and Impact priority areas.

Of the total applications that were approved, 101 ($2.09 million) were awarded for the Impact priority area and 33 ($649,945) were awarded for Prevention. The Fund’s review committees and Decision and Allocation Committee engaged in a coordinated review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community data and insights from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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Deadline Four Awards (May 16, 2020)

The fourth round of funding provided a total of $2.97 million to 145 community-based organizations that are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this round in the Impact and Recovery priority areas.

Of the total applications that were approved, 63 ($1.28 million) were awarded for the Impact priority area and 82 ($1.69 million) were awarded for Recovery. The Fund’s review committees and Decision and Allocation Committee engaged in a coordinated review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community data and insights from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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Deadline Five Awards (May 30, 2020)

The fifth round of funding provided a total of $2.25 million to 115 community-based organizations that are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this round in the Impact and Recovery priority areas.

Of the total applications that were approved, 50 ($938,625) were awarded for the Impact priority area and 65 ($1.31 million) were awarded for Recovery. The Fund’s review committees and Decision and Allocation Committee engaged in a coordinated review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community data and insights from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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Deadline Six Awards (August 20, 2020)

The sixth round of the Relief Fund awarded 97 grants for a total of $3,359,050 that are serving Coloradans who are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected by COVID. Funds were distributed for this round in the Impact priority area and included both individual organizations (up to $25,000) and collaborative grants where three or more community-based organizations could apply together for up to $100,000.

Of the total applications that were approved, 19 were collaborative grants for a total of $1.5 million and 78 were individual organization grants for a total of $1.7 million. The Fund’s review committee and Decision and Allocation Committee engaged in a coordinated review process to ensure alignment with the Fund’s eligibility criteria and were informed by community data and insights from across Colorado to ensure grant awards are in service to the most acute needs of communities.

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