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Littler Youth Fund Grants

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits, Municipalities, Schools, and Faith-Based
Organizations in Eligible Locations to Support Youth Programs and Projects

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Weld Community Foundation - Littler Youth Fund

Deadline Date:

08/01/20 11:59 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, and faith-based organizations in eligible locations to support youth programs and projects. Funding is intended to make a positive impact on the lives of local youth and address current and ongoing community needs. Organizations should predominantly serve residents of Weld County.

The Community Foundation gives priority to projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Provide for more efficient use of community resources, promote coordination, cooperation and sharing among organizations and reduce the duplication of services in our community
  • Test or demonstrate new approaches and techniques for solving important community problems
  • Promote volunteer participation and citizen involvement in community affairs
  • Build on local community strengths and assets
  • Initiate efforts that will continue and grow in their effectiveness

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178493

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amount: up to $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Weld Community Foundation provides charitable funding to:
- Nonprofits classified by the IRS as 501(c)(3) organizations
- Other eligible tax exempt entities (such as municipalities, schools and faith-based organizations)
- Non-exempt groups with a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3) organization, public school, or public agency

Organizations applying:
- Must have a project with measurable outcomes
- Have programs that benefit the County youth (defined as birth to 18 years old)
- Address needs that are not met fully by existing organizational or community resources
- Have a well-planned approach to meeting an identified community issue and/or need
- Have an established base of support
- Bring committed, skilled leadership and qualified staff to undertake the project

The Community Foundation does not make grants from the Littler Youth Fund for:
- Annual campaigns, special event fundraisers or sponsorships, the purchase of tickets for benefits, courtesy advertising
- Activities taking place before grant decisions are made
- Capital requests (except for items such as equipment which significantly increase an organization’s capacity and impact)
- Trips for schools or clubs
- Individuals
- Application for the same project less than one year apart
- Transportation
- After-prom parties
- Scholarships or tuition assistance to private educational institutions

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Now OPEN and closes August 1, 2020.

Late applications will not be considered.

Grants will open online four months prior to their deadline.

Important Note:
If an organization has submitted a Colorado Common Grant Application for the same program/project within the last 6 months, please contact the Community Foundation as you may be able to submit that in lieu of this application.

Also, if requested, applicants may be asked to present to the Littler Youth Fund Committee.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Weld Community Foundation
2425 35th Avenue, Suite 201
Greeley, Colorado 80634

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Weld County

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