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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Arapahoe County invites non-profits to apply for $1.68 million in Aid to Agencies grants

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners is seeking grant applications from human services, health and wellness and crisis intervention agencies for its 2018 Aid to Agencies funding.

Grants will be awarded to selected non-profit 501(C)(3) or 501(C) organizations serving Arapahoe County's at-risk and underserved populations. Funds cannot be used for religious or political purposes.

Last year, the Board of County Commissioners allocated more than $1.68 million in Aid to Agencies grants from the County’s General Fund to more than 20 non-profit organizations, including Arapahoe County Council on Aging, Aurora Mental Health Center, Doctor’s Care, Food Bank of the Rockies, Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter, TLC Meals on Wheels and Tri-Valley Senior Citizens Association, to name a few.

Applications for 2018 grants must be received by 4:30 p.m., June 9, 2017. Interested organizations can download an application and find out more information at Agencies also may call 303-734-5459 to request information and an application packet by email. The Aid to Agencies application consists of a standard form, program narrative, revenue/expense summary and documentation.

The Board of County Commissioners will review all applications during the 2018 County budget process. Funds that are awarded will be available in January 2018. This application is for a one-year period only and applicants must re-apply annually.

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