Board of County Commissioners Grant

The County Commissioner’s Donor advised Fund (BOCC DAF) appreciate all grant requests for the current year’s cycle. All applications will be reviewed; however, please keep in mind that funds are limited. Please read the requirements carefully to ensure that your application is in compliance and complete. Be specific and concise in your answers.

Grant Deadline: November 15th ~ 12:00pm Mountain Standard Time


Info & Guidelines

  • The BOCC DAF Committee will make funding decisions at their committee meeting and all applicants will be notified of funding decisions after the 1st of January. Please realize that it takes several days to reach all agencies.
  • The BOCC DAF support organizations that enhance the quality of life in Grand County. This includes groups that provide programs or services in the areas health and human services, environment and education.
  • Applicants for funding should be tax exempt under the provisions of section 501(c)(3) and 170 (b)(1)(A)(i.V.I.) of the Internal Revenue Code. Other not-for-profit entities or groups demonstrating a need will also be considered.
  • The BOCC DAF will fund specific projects and programs that have measurable results (evidence of product, change in number of, etc.). Operational funding requests will be considered; however, the BOCC are not in the practice of providing sustaining funds (multiple year commitments) to organizations.
  • The BOCC DAF appreciate and encourage collaborative agency grant requests.
  • The BOCC DAF will not participate in any political campaign on behalf of any issues or candidates.
  • Organizations receiving funding in the past must have current progress and/or Final Reports on file in order to be eligible for funding during this cycle. Reports should include photos or digital pictures of projects. Please submit Final Reports as separate documentation. Current year’s Final Reports are due on or before October 31st to be eligible for the next year’s cycle.
  • If an organization receives duplicate funding for a request, the BOCC funds must be returned.
  • The BOCC DAF make grant decisions once during the year. Distribution of funds will be made to the recipients as the funds are needed.
  • Requests not following the Application Guidelines will not be considered for funding.
  • Request for programs or projects already completed will not be considered for funding. The BOCC DAF will not fund items purchased before the grant is awarded.
  • All funding decisions by the BOCC DAF are to be considered final. Any changes to funding decisions must be discussed and reviewed with the BOCC DAF prior to any changes.

The application should be submitted according to the instructions on the online platform. Questions should be directed to Grants Manager at the Grand Foundation — 970-887-3111, Ext. 2