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Thornton Assistance Fund (TAF) Grant

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

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City of Thornton - Neighborhood Services - Thornton Assistance Funds

Deadline Date:

01/19/18 Noon


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Grants to Thornton, Colorado nonprofit organizations to meet the basic human needs of local residents. Basic needs include housing, food, health, and human services. Eligible programs also include those that help move individuals who rely on public assistance to providing for their own basic needs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177373

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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.

Organizations must serve Thornton residents. However, agencies do not need to be located in Thornton.

Also, those organizations that received a Thornton Assistance Fund grant award the previous year must have submitted a complete report by the last day of the calendar year.

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

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are due by noon on January 19, 2018.

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 this committee on a Monday night in February, March or April 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.

Complete the Colorado Common Grant Application to apply for the grant.

Common Grant Application:

Contact Information:

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

Email application to:

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: City of Thornton