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Celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month Grant

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies
for an Event Celebrating Diverse Cultures

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Boulder Human Relations Commission (HRC)

Deadline Date:

04/07/20 5:00 PM MST

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $3,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations and agencies in eligible regions to recognize the diverse cultures that have enhanced and enriched the area. The purpose of funding is for organizations to participate in an event celebrating immigrant's lives, traditions, and culture.

The Boulder Human Relations Commission (HRC) recognizes the importance of educating the city’s population on shared immigrant histories, diverse cultures and the role these play in shaping and enriching the life of the city.

This funding cycle will support events held as part of the city’s Celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month in June 2020. Events that honor the experience and contributions of the many immigrants who have shaped the city over many generations and/or that facilitate the successful integration of immigrants into the civic, economic and cultural life of the Boulder community are the objective of this fund.

Funding priority criteria includes:

  • Community initiated event
  • Free and open to the public
  • Event to be held within Boulder city limits
  • Event to be held during Celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month in June 2020
  • Funds may be used only for non-personnel related expenses, such as food, postage, marketing, and office supplies.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158677

Estimated Size of Grant:

Organizations are eligible for grants with a maximum amount of $1,500 for each event. There is also a supplemental grant of up to $1,500 from the Boulder Arts Commission for proposals that include an arts component.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit agencies and groups are welcome to apply.

-Funding cannot be used to compensate event organizers, though the grant may pay for a guest speaker at an event.

-Applicant organizations must procure insurance for their event per city requirements.

The HRC will not fund:
-Proposals that are not from community organizations. Community organizations are, however, encouraged to partner with other groups for their event.
-Groups that have failed to meet their contractual requirement in the past.
-Events that are not free and open to the public. Admission may not be charged at these events.
The city reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive informalities, and irregularities in proposals received, and to accept any portion of any proposal or all items proposed if deemed in the best interests of the city.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2020. You may either mail, hand-deliver or email your proposal. Please see below for where to send your application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail application to:
Department of Housing and Human Services
Community Relations and Office of Human Rights
City of Boulder
P.O. Box 791
Boulder, CO 80306

Or hand-deliver to:
Community Relations
2160 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Applications may also be emailed to:
camachom2@bouldercolorado.gov

Office of Special Events
specialevents@bouldercolorado.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Boulder

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