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2021 Workforce Readiness Grant

Grant and In-Kind Support to a Colorado Nonprofit
or IHE for Workforce Development Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

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Mile High SHRM (MH-SHRM)

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Grant of up to $3,500 and in-kind support to a Colorado nonprofit organization or state university in eligible locations for workforce development programs. Funding is intended to support organizations that address the areas of workforce initiatives, workforce education, self-sufficiency, economic development, and poverty reduction. Applicants must be located in the Denver metropolitan area.

Each year, the Mile High SHRM Community Engagement Committee selects one local non-profit or state-funded university to receive a Workforce Grant of up to $3,500. Mile High SHRM also invites the organization to partner with its members to work together for one year. 

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GrantWatch ID#: 187133

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant Award
-A general operating award in an amount up to $3,500.00
-Professional volunteers able to assist in mission related programming
-Marketing of agency at Mile High SHRM events, newsletters and web page
-Free information table at local MH-SHRM events
-An exhibitor booth at the Mile High SHRM Annual HR Conference on February 26, 2021
-Other benefits as determined by Mile High SHRM

Term of Contract:

The Mile High SHRM Workforce Grant will provide the following for a 12 month period beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Mile High SHRM Workforce Grants are provided to organizations that are:
-Tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; OR non-profit organizations that are not required to have a 501(c)(3) designation, such as state-funded universities
-Located in Denver Metro Area. For the purpose of this grant, the Denver metro Area is defined as from Broomfield to Castle Rock and Aurora to Golden.
-Agencies with workforce related missions including: workforce education, workforce initiatives, self-sufficiency, and/or poverty reduction.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit your RFA is Friday, November 20, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Please download the PDF and email the completed form to: Workforce Readiness Committee,

Pamela Lehman
Senior Association Manager

Jessica Magley
Association Manager

Mile High SHRM
500 Discovery Parkway
Suite 125
Superior, CO 80027
Phone: (303) 465-3522
Fax: (303) 243-5075

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Denver Metropolitan Area

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