Grants

Applying for a Grant

The DFC issues cohorts for a limited period and dollar amount during which non-profit organizations whose programs meet the DFCs mission may apply. Currently, the DFC does not have a continuous application review process.

To start your application process, please review the DFC policies then complete the application.

Incomplete applications may result in an organization’s request being rejected.

The DFC may ask follow up questions before reaching a decision.

Organizations will be notified of their application status by the DFC within 30 business days after closing the application process.

You may submit your application and all attachments directly to the DFC via email, or in hard copy to: 

Disability Funding Committee
Doug Platt
1525 Sherman Street, Fifth Floor
Denver, CO 80203

Applications must be received by the DFC (not via postmark) by 5:00 p.m. on the last day of the application period. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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With this cohort the DFC looks to issue smaller grants to a number of organizations whose work is benefiting Colorado’s disabled community with new or innovative ideas. While there is a total of $XXXXX available in this cohort, the DFC anticipates distributing these funds in smaller amounts to a number of organizations. Please keep this in mind when setting the dollar level of your funding request.

Application Form

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If You Are Awarded a Grant

If you are notified your organization has been awarded a grant, the next step is to complete the necessary documentation to help get the grant funds transferred to your organization. Please complete each of the necessary forms below and return them directly to the DFC via email, or in hard copy to:

Disability Funding Committee
Doug Platt
1525 Sherman Street, Fifth Floor
Denver, CO 80203

The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration will process your documents and disburse the funds.

Financial Forms

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After You Receive Your Grant

The DFC is a State organization that distributes taxpayer dollars, and as such has responsibility to the citizens of Colorado to make sure funds distributed are being used as they were intended. As a condition of receiving these funds, your organization is required to report to the DFC periodically regarding their use.

Using your application and Grant Agreement Summary as a guideline, please submit the reports using the forms below. Should the DFC have any questions regarding your report they may ask additional questions. You may need to provide additional documentation or appear before the DFC to provide additional information.

Reports should be forwarded on the appropriate time schedule directly to the DFC via email, or in hard copy to:

Disability Funding Committee
Doug Platt
1525 Sherman Street, Fifth Floor
Denver, CO 80203

The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration will process your documents and disburse the funds.

Reporting Form