Please refer to the links below when searching for additional funding opportunities. Many of the organizations/grant opportunities listed may be interested in programs working with fathers and families.

  • Estimated Funding: $47,846,875
  • Expected Number of Awards: 49
  • Estimated Award Ceiling: $2,000,000
  • Estimated Award Floor: $350,000
  • Estimated Post Date: 04/27/2015 (updated - 4/2/2015)
  • Estimated Application Due Date: 06/27/2015 (updated - 4/2/15)

Fatherhood Opportunities for Reentry and Mobility Grant

Call for Letters of Interest: Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys in the U.S.  (PDF)

Administration for Children and Families

Adolph Coors Foundation Grants


The Foundation supports organizations that promote the western values of self-reliance, personal responsibility and integrity. We believe these values foster an environment where entrepreneurial spirits flourish, helping Coloradans reach their full potential. The Foundation places a high priority on programs that help youth to prosper, encourage economic opportunities for adults and advance public policies that reflect our nation's founding principles.  Our grantmaking places a premium on entrepreneurship. Specifically, our traditional areas of support include one-on-one mentoring programs, job training and a variety of self-help initiatives. The Foundation also has an interest bringing integrative medicine into the medical mainstream. In each of its giving areas, the Foundation seeks evidenced-based results.

Anschutz Family Foundation
The Anschutz Family Foundation supports Colorado nonprofit organizations that assist people to help themselves while nurturing and preserving their self-respect. The Foundation encourages endeavors that strengthen families and communities and advance individuals to become productive and responsible citizens. There is a special interest in self-sufficiency, community development and programs aimed at the economically disadvantaged, the young, the elderly and the disabled. The Foundation is also dedicated to funding efforts in rural Colorado.

A.V. Hunter Trust
"...to give aid, comfort, support or assistance to children or aged people or indigent adults..."

Brett Family Foundation
The Brett Family Foundation supports caring communities by investing in organizations throughout Colorado working for social justice, and Boulder County nonprofits addressing the needs of underserved communities, primarily disadvantaged youth and their families.

Colorado Association of Funders
The Colorado Association of Funders (CAF) is a nonprofit regional membership organization for grantmakers throughout the state. CAF's mission is to bring people, information and resources together to promote effective and responsible philanthropy in Colorado. Visit this link for a membership directory.

County TANF Funds
In Colorado Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is administrated by each county. In addition to cash assistance to needy families TANF funds may be used to meet any of the four goals of the program. Three of the four goals of TANF focus on marriage and family formation. The four goals are:

1. To provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives;
2. To end the dependency of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work and marriage;
3. To prevent and reduce the incidence of out of wedlock pregnancies and establish annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of out of wedlock pregnancies; and
4. To encourage the formation and maintenance of two- parent families.

If you have a service that meets any of the four goals of TANF you are encouraged to apply for funding through your County.

Edmund T. & Eleanor Quick Foundation
The Quick Foundation is a private foundation benefiting general charitable groups in the State of Colorado. The Foundation supports a wide variety of concerns and causes.

Global Partners for Fathers and Families, LLC
GB4FF is an international consulting firm that specializes in in helping individuals, non-profits, faith-based, community, and government partners to locate and secure public/private sector funding.

Grant Station
GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of grantmakers who are actively accepting inquiries and proposals from a variety of organizations; federal grant deadlines, which are updated twice a week; links to state funding agencies; and a growing database of international grantmakers.

Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Foundation
The Foundation directs its philanthropic resources primarily to tax-exempt Colorado organizations that: relieve suffering, meet basic human needs, promote self-sufficiency and enrich the quality of life.

KeyBank’s Key in the Community Initiative
KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self-sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates.

Liberty Media
LibertyGives plans to distribute funds annually, based on employee chosen themes, to eligible charitable organizations organized under 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. The charities must provide the funded services and be based in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Norman Foundation Grants
We support efforts that strengthen the ability of communities to determine their own economic, environmental and social well-being, and that help people control those forces that affect their lives.

OMNI Institute - Pro bono evaluation opportunity for nonprofit organizations
Omni Institute is dedicated to the dissemination of research based information and provision of free or low cost evaluation services to non-profit service providers. A portion of the revenues generated through the work of OMNI Institute is used to support the provision of pro bono research and evaluation services to community-based organizations and groups that would otherwise be unable to afford such services. Through these efforts, OMNI hopes to develop the research and evaluation capacity of smaller and/or newly-formed programs and community groups. OMNI also works closely with the staffs of programs to transfer the skills and technology needed to build capacity and improve service delivery. In addition to providing pro bono evaluation, the OMNI Foundation sponsors conferences related to social issues and evaluation and provides scholarships to outstanding research students.

Providers' Resource Clearinghouse
(PRC) was opened in 1993 by a group of community leaders from the business, faith and nonprofit sectors who wanted to bridge the gap between struggling human-service providers and businesses seeking to serve the community through in-kind giving. Since that time, Providers' Resource Clearinghouse (PRC), a 501(c)(3) organization, has refurbished and redistributed more then $22 million dollars worth of goods and supplies to over 1,200 community agencies throughout the Denver metro area.

Rose Community Foundation
Rose Community Foundation was established in 1995 to help make the greater Denver community a vibrant and healthy place to live. The Foundation concentrates its resources in five key program areas: aging, child and family development, education, health and Jewish life. The Foundation funds grants in seven counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson.


The Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation
The Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation is a professional philanthropic organization supporting the positive development of children through grants and partnerships with other sectors of our community. The Foundation focuses primarily on the state of Colorado and concentrates its grantmaking on programs that benefit children.