Foundation Offers Capital Support, Aid for Child Welfare

The Gates Family Foundation provides support to Colorado nonprofit organizations that have meaningful impact and enhance the quality of life for those visiting, working and living in the state.

Deadline: Oct. 1.

The foundation supports capital projects that fall within the following categories: Arts and Culture; Parks and Recreation; Education; Well-being of Children, Youth, and Families; and Community Development. Applicant organizations should incorporate green building and sustainable development practices into their projects whenever possible. In addition, applicant organizations must be based in Colorado.

The Foundation supports organizations that encourage individuals to develop greater self-sufficiency, including the well-being and independence of disadvantaged families; increase leadership and life skills and maintain good health and well-being. Note that the foundation The does not make grants to organizations for which program services are contingent on participation in religious services or events or adherence to religious doctrine.

Info: https://goo.gl/2s2vjw

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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