Thornton Assistance Fund Grant

Grants to Thornton, Colorado Nonprofits to
Meet Basic Needs and Promote Self-Sufficiency

GrantWatch ID#: 177373
Agency Type:


City of Thornton - Neighborhood Services - Thornton Assistance Funds

01/11/17 12:00 PM

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Grants to Thornton, Colorado nonprofit organizations for programs and services that improve the lives of local residents. Program priorities include basic human needs, such as food, health services, housing, and human services, as well as economic self-sufficiency. Preference is given to organizations that help people move from relying on private or public assistance to providing for one's own needs is also eligible for funding.

The dates funded by this grant are January 1 through December 31.

Nonprofit organizations must be certified tax exempt under the Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)3 or have a fiscal agent to be eligible for this grant.

Religious programs or political activities are not eligible for the grant.

Grant Information and Priorities:

Organizations complete the Colorado Common Grant application, found on their website to apply for the grant. The User Guide on the Colorado Common Grant website provides instructions on how to complete the application.

Colorado Common Grant Application:

Grant applications are due by noon on January 11, 2017. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Submit the application and attachments by email, mail, or in person. Email submissions should be in PDF format.

Eligible applications will be forwarded to the Thornton Assistance Funds Committee, a group of Thornton residents appointed by Council, to review the applications. Organizations will be invited to a short interview with the Thornton Assistance Funds Committee on a Monday night in February, March or April 2017 in order to answer the Committee's questions on the grant request.

Funds are distributed after Council has approved the grants at a formal Council meeting; usually this is in May or June.

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

Email applications to:

Mail to:

City of Thornton - Neighborhood Services
Attn: Thornton Assistance Funds
9500 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229

Deliver to:

City Development Department – Neighborhood Services
9500 Civic Center Drive, Thornton, CO 80229
North side of City Hall – Follow the blue signs around to the north side of building

Organizations must serve Thornton residents, however they do not need to be located in Thornton.

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