Program Area Grants

Rose Community Foundation strategically deploys grantmaking dollars to support organizations across the seven-county Greater Denver region. The following list includes all grantees of the Foundation in 2019. With the Foundation’s new strategic plan, we are excited to expand our grantmaking efforts to include new and emerging areas of impact.

  • 2019 Grantees

    • 9to5 Colorado
    • A+ Colorado
    • A Little Help
    • Ability Connection Colorado
    • Academy of Urban Learning
    • Access Opportunity
    • African American Young Ladies Summit
    • African Leadership Group*
    • Aging Resources of Douglas County
    • American Academy of Pediatrics,
    • Colorado Chapter
    • Anti-Defamation League,
    • Mountain States Region
    • Apprentice of Peace Youth Organization
    • Association of Fundraising
    • Professionals/AFP-CC
    • Aurora Public School District
    • Aurora Research Institute
    • Bal Swan Children’s Center
    • Barton Institute for Community Action
    • Beacon Network Schools
    • The Bell Policy Center
    • Benefits in Action
    • Beth Jacob High School
    • Biennial of the Americas
    • BMH-BJ Congregation
    • B’nai Havurah – CJRF
    • Boomers Leading Change
    • Boulder Jewish Community Center
    • The Bridge Project, University of Denver
    • Bright by Three
    • Broomfield Early Childhood Council
    • Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.
    • Cañon City Schools
    • Casa de Paz
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese
    • of Denver
    • Center for African American Health
    • Center for Care Innovations
    • Center for Health Progress
    • Center for People with Disabilities
    • The Center for Trauma & Resilience
    • Center for Work Education and Employment
    • The Center on Colfax
    • Centro San Juan Diego
    • CENTUS Counseling, Consulting & Education
    • Chalkbeat
    • The Chanda Plan Foundation
    • Changing the Narrative
    • CHARG Resource Center
    • Children’s Haven Child Care Center
    • City and County of Broomfield
    • City of Castle Pines
    • City of Centennial
    • City of Edgewater
    • City Year Denver
    • Civic Canopy
    • Clayton Early Learning
    • Clínica Tepeyac
    • Coal Creek Meals on Wheels
    • Colfax Community Network
    • Collaborative Healing Initiative Within
    • Communities, Inc.
    • College Track
    • Colorado “I Have A Dream” Foundation
    • Colorado Alliance for Health Equity and Practice
    • Colorado Association of Black Professional
    • Engineers and Scientists
    • Colorado Center on Law and Policy
    • Colorado Children’s Campaign
    • Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition
    • Colorado Circles for Change
    • Colorado Community Health Network
    • Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
    • Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition
    • The Colorado Education Initiative
    • Colorado Gerontological Society
    • Colorado Health Institute
    • Colorado Health Network Inc.
    • Colorado Hebrew Chorale
    • Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
    • Colorado Nonprofit Association
    • Colorado Nonprofit Development Center
    • Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights
    • Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance
    • Colorado People’s Alliance
    • Colorado Resilience Collaborative
    • Colorado Safety Net Collaborative
    • Colorado School Medicaid Consortium
    • Colorado Teen Parent Collaborative*
    • Colorado UpLift
    • Colorado Youth Congress
    • Colorado Youth for Change
    • Community Action Development Corporation
    • Community Resource Center
    • Community Shares of Colorado
    • Congregation Bonai Shalom
    • Congregation Har HaShem
    • Congregation Rodef Shalom
    • Continuing Legal Education in Colorado
    • Cradle to Kindergarten*
    • Crowley Foundation
    • CU Boulder Hillel*
    • Cultivate
    • Curious Theatre Company
    • DAT Minyan
    • DAVA – Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
    • Denver Asset Building Coalition
    • Denver Children’s Choir
    • Denver Community Kollel
    • Denver Early Childhood Council
    • Denver Green School
    • Denver Health & Hospitals Foundation
    • Denver Jewish Day School
    • Denver Kids, Inc.
    • Denver NCSY
    • Denver Public Library Friends Foundation
    • Denver Public Schools Foundation
    • Denver Regional Council of Governments
    • Denver Talent & Equity Consortium
    • Denver’s Legal Defense Fund
    • Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance
    • Early Childhood Council of Boulder County
    • Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County
    • Early Excellence Program of Denver
    • The Eating Disorder Foundation
    • ECDC African Community Center of Denver
    • Ekar Farm
    • El Centro Amistad
    • El Centro Humanitario Para Los Trabajadores
    • Emily Griffith Foundation
    • Empower Community High School
    • EnCorps Inc.
    • Engaged Latino Parents Advancing
    • Student Outcomes
    • Every Child Pediatrics
    • Falcon School District 49
    • Family Resource Center Association
      • Aurora Community Connections
      • Denver Indian Family Resource Center
      • Families Forward Resource Center
      • Focus Points Family Resource Center
      • Mountain Resource Center
      • Sister Carmen Community Center
    • Family Star
    • Family Tree
    • Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado
    • Fox Meadow Middle School
    • Friends of the Haven
    • Fund for a Healthier Colorado
    • The Gathering Place
    • Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver
    • Goodwill Industries of Denver
    • Grand Junction Parks and Recreation
    • Great Education Colorado Issue Committee
    • Griffith Centers for Children, Inc.
    • Growing Home
    • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
    • HadaNõu Collective
    • Healthy Child Care Colorado
    • Heart & Hand Center for Youth and
    • Their Families
    • Hebrew Educational Alliance
    • History Colorado
    • Hope Center
    • Horizontal Education
    • Hunger Free Colorado
    • “I Have a Dream” Foundation of
    • Boulder County
    • Innovations in Aging Collaborative
    • INSPIRE
    • Intercambio Uniting Communities
    • International Rescue Committee in Denver
    • Invest in Kids
    • Jefferson County Library Foundation
    • The Jewish Experience
    • Jewish Family Service of Colorado
    • JEWISHcolorado
    • JTown
    • Judaism Your Way
    • Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Center
    • Kabbalah Experience
    • KAHAL: Your Jewish Home Abroad
    • Kavod Senior Life
    • Kids Above Everything
    • Kids First Health Care
    • Kids in Need of Dentistry
    • KIPP Colorado
    • La Piñata del Aprendizaje
    • Laradon
    • Latina Safehouse Initiative
    • Latino Community Foundation of Colorado
    • Launch Network
    • Legacy High School
    • Lifespan Local
    • Little Giants Learning Center
    • Littleton Immigrant Resource Center
    • Live On | LIFE & LEGACY™
    • Longmont Meals on Wheels
    • Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
    • Make A Chess Move
    • Manual High School
    • Maria Droste Counseling Center
    • The Marigold Project
    • Matthew Shepard Foundation
    • Meals on Wheels of Boulder
    • Mental Health Colorado
    • Merkaz Torah v’Chesed
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver,
    • Immigrant Services Program
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver, School of Education
    • Mi Casa Resource Center
    • Mile High Early Learning
    • Mile High United Way
    • Minds Matter of Denver
    • Moishe House
    • Mongolian Community of Colorado
    • Montbello Organizing Committee
    • Moonshot edVentures
    • Motus Theater
    • mpowered
    • Muslim Youth for Positive Impact
    • My Brother’s Keeper Alliance
    • New Horizons Preschool
    • New Legacy Charter High School
    • North Metro Fire Rescue District
    • Northeast Denver Innovation Zone
    • Office of the Governor, State of Colorado
    • One Colorado
    • OneTable
    • OUR Center
    • Out Boulder County
    • Padres & Jóvenes Unidos
    • Pagosa Springs Middle School
    • Palmer High School
    • Parent Possible
      • Jeffco Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters
      • Metropolitan State University, Parents as Teachers (PAT) Home Visitation Program
      • Roots Family Center
      • Shiloh House
    • Park Hill Collective Impact
    • PEAK Grantmaking
    • Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
    • Platte Forum
    • Project Angel Heart
    • Project VOYCE
    • Project Worthmore
    • Prosper Colorado
    • Prosperity Colorado Issue Committee
    • Public Education & Business Coalition
    • Reach Out and Read Colorado
    • Regis University
    • RISE Colorado
    • Rocky Mountain Cradle to Career Partnership
    • Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
    • Rocky Mountain Welcome Center
    • Roots and Branches Foundation
    • Rose Youth Foundation
    • Second Chance Center
    • Second Wind Fund of Metro Denver
    • Senior Resources of Broomfield
    • Senior Support Services, Inc.
    • Seniors’ Resource Center
    • Sewall Child Development Center
    • Shalom Park
    • Sheridan Rising Together for Equity
    • Shorter Community African Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Sims-Fayola Foundation
    • Spark the Change Colorado
    • Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning
    • St. Vrain Valley School District
    • Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center
    • Stand for Children Colorado
    • Step Denver
    • Street Fraternity
    • STRIVE Preparatory Schools
    • Struggle of Love Foundation
    • Sudanese American Public Affairs Association
    • Teach Plus Colorado
    • Teach.org
    • Teens, Inc.
    • Temple Emanuel
    • Temple Sinai
    • Tennyson Center for Children
    • TLC Learning Center
    • TLC Meals on Wheels
    • Together Colorado
    • Together Denver
    • Together We Count
    • Transform Education Now
    • University of Colorado, Center for Bioethics and Humanities
    • University of Colorado, Pregnancy and Parenting Partners
    • University of Colorado, School of Education and Human Development
    • University of Colorado, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
    • University of Denver, Enrichment Program
    • Urban Peak
    • Via Mobility Services
    • Volunteers of America Colorado Branch
    • Vuela for Health
    • Warren Village
    • Women’s Bean Project
    • Work Options for Women
    • WorkLife Partnership
    • YESS Institute
    • YMCA of Boulder Valley
    • Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism
    • Youth Celebrate Diversity
    • YWCA Boulder County

Donor-Directed Grants

In 2019, donor-directed grantmaking through donor-advised funds held at Rose Community Foundation totaled $9.6 million and reflected a broad range of community interests supported by our donors. These grants do not necessarily align with our program areas, nor are they restricted to our seven-county service area.

The donor-directed grants awarded in 2019 include:

  • Animal Welfare and Environment

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 44 grants, $202,775
    • Matching Gifts: 7 grants, $1,355
  • Arts, Culture and Media

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 72 grants, $189,584
    • Matching Gifts: 16 grants, $6,400
  • Children and Youth

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 53 grants, $241,880
    • Matching Gifts: 22 grants, $11,800
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency and Safety Net

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 54 grants, $199,550
    • Matching Gifts: 19 grants, $7,480
  • Education

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 74 grants, $268,522
    • Matching Gifts: 43 grants, $24,758
  • General Community Support

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 33 grants, $264,232
    • Matching Gifts: 21 grants, $7,320
  • Health and Mental Health

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 124 grants, $555,470
    • Matching Gifts: 33 grants, $28,182
  • Higher Education

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 31 grants, $141,839
    • Matching Gifts: 4 grants, $3,140
  • International

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 13 grants, $54,400
  • Jewish Organizations

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 231 grants, $3,075,338
    • Matching Gifts: 26 grants, $22,349
  • Other Faith-Based Institutions

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 9 grants, $59,450
    • Matching Gifts: 3 grants, $1,735
  • Social Justice

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 51 grants, $310,500
    • Matching Gifts: 42 grants, $17,290