Community Giving Program

The Westminster Community Foundation Community Giving Program supports non-profit organizations and community-led initiatives that build positive and lasting impacts on our community by strategically channeling resources, supporting those in need and positively impacting the Westminster community. The Westminster Community Foundation’s mission is to advance philanthropy and good works in Westminster inspiring positive change.

The goal of the Community Giving Program is to support programs and projects that benefit Westminster residents in the following areas:

  • Thriving Community – Keep residents healthy, fed, housed, safe, and prosperous, and address any emergent hardships with innovative solutions.
  • City Beautiful – Increase access to healthy outdoor activities and a sustainable environment, and elevate the arts.
  • Youth Development – Provide pathways to success for our students, including workforce development programs, mental health services, and enriching learning experiences.

Grant Submission Information – Application Opens July 15, 2024


The Westminster Community Foundation Community Giving Grant Program will accept online applications between the dates of July 15, 2024 and August 23, 2024.

  • All grant applications must be submitted online.
  • All eligible submissions will be reviewed by a Westminster Community Foundation grant committee comprised of board members and community members.
  • Award winners will be selected based on the organization’s impact on the Westminster community and how award funds will be used to inspire positive change and advance a thriving community.
  • Awards will typically range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Awardees will be notified in early October 2024.

Funding Eligibility and Restrictions


To receive grant funding from the Westminster Community Foundation, applicants must meet the following selection criteria.

  • Applicants must successfully submit a completed online grant proposal via the application link.
  • Applicants must be a non-profit organization or represent a community-led initiative that is committed to inspiring positive change and serving the needs of the Westminster community.
  • Funding focus must be consistent with the priorities and mission of the Westminster Community Foundation.
  • Westminster Community Foundation cannot provide grant funding to organizations that discriminate for any reason, including race, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.
  • Westminster Community Foundation grant funding cannot be used for political causes or candidates, individuals or individual projects, or religious programs.
  • Grant award winners must agree to be interviewed and featured on Westminster Community Foundation online, electronic and print promotional and marketing materials.
  • Westminster Community Foundation’s grant award decisions are final and limited by availability of funding.

Key Program Dates

  • July 15, 2024: Online Grant Application Opens
  • August 23, 2024: Online Grant Application Closes
  • Mid-September: Applications Reviewed by Grant Committee
  • Early October: Grant Recipients Notified
  • October 24, 2024: Grant Recipients Announced at Westminster Community Foundation’s Community Giving Celebration


Questions?
Please contact communitygiving@westyfoundation.org

We gratefully acknowledge the support of these donors:
Cardel Homes Foundation
Opus Foundation
Xcel Energy
Adams County Foundation
Elevations Foundation
Vectra Bank Colorado
Colorado Health Foundation
Unison Housing Partners
Happy Transplants Garden Club
City of Westminster Parks, Recreation, Libraries and Open Space Advisory Board
Keep Westminster Strong
First Bank
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