Thank you for considering a grant from the Broomfield Community Foundation. The Broomfield Community Foundation currently awards grants for programs that benefit Broomfield citizens in the following areas:

  • Civic Projects
  • Human Service Programs
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Senior Citizen Programs
  • Educational Programs

Innovative programs in these areas are always of particular interest.

We will have the 2018 Grant Application available on our site by March 15th.

Grant Application Instructions

To be eligible for funding, the applicant agency must:

  • Submit a completed Broomfield Community Foundation Grant Application including all required attachments;
  • Provide legal documentation of its 501(c)(3) or equivalent tax-exempt status; and,
  • Sufficiently demonstrate that services will be provided to Broomfield residents.
  • If you are working with a school or other organization within the community, provide a letter(s) of support from them that show they desire your services.
  • If using a fiscal sponsor, include the following:
    •  The memorandum of understanding or the contract between the organization and the fiscal agent/fiscal sponsor.
    •  Financial attachments
      • Organization Budget
      • Current (year-to-date) financial statements
      • Year-end financial statements, audit and Sources of Income Table
    • Proof of IRS federal tax-exempt status for the fiscal agent/fiscal sponsor, dated within the last five years.
    • Board of directors list for the fiscal agent/fiscal sponsor.

Funding Restrictions:

  • Funds must be used for Broomfield residents.
  • Funds may not be used for capital expenditures/campaigns or for food that is not critical to the mission of the grant project/program/service.
  • Funds may not be used for religious programming/activities, for proselytizing activities, or for the purchase, development or distribution of materials or information that promote a particular religion or faith.
  • Funds may not be used to lobby for or support political issues or candidates.
  • Funds cannot be used as grant for individuals.
  • Funds cannot be used for trip and/or event sponsorships.

Documents to be Submitted:

  • Annual Report
  • Anti-Discrimination Statement
  • Board of Directors List
  • IRS Determination Letter
  • Key Staff List
  • Most Recent Audit
  • Most Recent Year End Financial Statement
  • Fiscal Sponsor Information

Grant Timeline:

  • June 1st - Application deadline
  • June-July - Review process including interviews (if requested by review committee)
  • August 17th - Board approval of grants
  • October 5th  - Grant checks awarded at Dancing with the Broomfield Stars

*Out-of-cycle grants that are time sensitive may be considered on a case by case basis.

Past Recipients

If you have previously received a grant from the Foundation, a Final Report or an Interim/Progress Report must be submitted in order to be considered for another grant. See this link to log in and file your final or progress report Final Reports.

Who do I call if I have questions filling out the forms?

If you have questions regarding completing this form, about information that is required for submittal, or about the suitability of a proposal, please call 303-469-7208, send a letter of inquiry to the address listed above, or email the foundation office at: