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Lakewood Community Grant Program

Welcome to the Lakewood Community Grant Program, administered in coordination with the Lakewood Legacy Foundation. The Lakewood Community Grant Program establishes a process for review and evaluation of requests received by the City of Lakewood from nonprofit organizations.


NOTE: The 2017 application period has ended. Please check back in early 2018 for details about the next application process.


Eligibility Criteria

Nonprofit organizations seeking funding must:

  • Have a principal place of business in Jefferson County, Colorado.
  • Allocate grant funds for services that support Lakewood residents.
  • Be registered as a Colorado nonprofit organization with the Colorado Secretary of State and be organized in the State of Colorado.
  • Have 501(c) (3) status.
  • Have a current certificate of good standing from the Colorado Secretary of State.
  • Have been in operation for three-plus years.

Please Note: Funding or sponsorship for events or conferences is not available through this grant program.


Contact June Angole, or 303-987-7818, with questions about eligibility.




A total of $100,000 was allocated for the 2017 program.
The following organizations were awarded funding through the 2017 Community Grant:

  • The Action Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
  • CASA Jeffco/Gilpin
  • Family Tree
  • Hands of the Carpenter
  • Jefferson County Library Foundation
  • Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
  • Outdoor Lab Foundation
  • Ralston House
  • Second Wind Fund
  • Seniors' Resource Center, Inc.
  • St. Anthony Health Foundation 

Applications & Evaluation


Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Organization background/experience
  • Program or project information
  • Lakewood community benefit
  • Evaluation/impact
  • Financial information
  • Sustainability


The 2017 application period has ended

2017 Timeline


  • Application deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Evaluation of applications: April 2017
  • Funding decisions: May 2017

For more information: contact June Angole, or 303-987-7818.