Aid to Agencies

2024 Grant Application Window Now Open

Arapahoe County is accepting applications until August 18, 2023, for its Aid to Agencies grant program, which provides more than $500,000 in competitive grant funding to eligible nonprofit 501(C)(3) or other 501(C) organizations each year.

Requests for this year will be accepted from organizations providing the following services to Arapahoe County residents: 

  • Affordable Housing
  • Case Management
  • Domestic Violence Support
  • Employment Skills/Services
  • Food Assistance
  • Mental Health/Behavioral Health
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Shelter
  • Transportation

Applications must be complete and submitted by Friday, August 18. Arapahoe County staff will evaluate each complete application based on these criteria and make funding recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in October. Approved awards will be available beginning in January 2024. 

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2023 Grant Recipients

For the 2023 grant year, Arapahoe County awarded $2,079,414 to the following recipients.

OrganizationFunding Amount
Competitive Program
Aurora Interfaith Community Services$44,800
Project Angel Heart$29,781
Second Chance Center, Inc.$80,000
Ready to Work – Aurora$20,000
The Salvation Army$40,000
Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Center$40,000
Community Housing Partners$8,000
Advocates for Children CASA$20,000
Mental Health Colorado$71,428
Integrated Family Community Services$80,000
Ability Connection$80,000
Doctors Care$14,888
Subtotal – Competitive Program

Safety Net Organizations
AllHealth Network$179,540
Aurora Mental Health Center$180,063
Aurora Mental Health Center – Detox$280,000
Comitis Crisis Center$68,000
Family Tree (GOALS)$80,000
Family Tree (House of Hope)$20,000
Gateway Domestic Violence Services$300,000
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (Aging Care and Connections)$33,000
Tri-Valley Senior Citizens$10,000
STRIDE Senior Dental Services$400,000
Subtotal – Safety Net Organizations