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Boettcher Foundation Grants

Boettcher Foundation
May 31, 2024

The Boettcher Foundation provides responsive grants to organizations in Colorado through two programs:

Community Connections Grants support initiatives or infrastructure projects that strengthen the connections between individuals and organizations.

Rural Catalyst Grants are designed to strengthen the internal capacity of organizations to achieve their goals in the areas of strategic planning, convening, short term staff/contractors, and one-time operating costs.


Community Connections Grants: Nonprofit organizations and governmental entities in Colorado

Rural Catalyst Grants: Nonprofit organizations and governmental entities based in rural Colorado or primarily serve rural Colorado. Organizations should be working in the areas of affordable housing, childcare, hiring and retaining a rural workforce, leadership pipeline and diversification, mental health, and/or strategic collaboration across a region or multiple communities.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Community Connections Grants: $20,000 - $75,000

Rural Catalyst Grants: $1,000 - $10,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and frequently asked questions are available on the program website.

Community Connections Grants Application
Rural Catalyst Grants Application

Tagged as
Capital funding · Child care · Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Health workforce · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Infrastructure · Leadership · Mental health · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Sustainability of programs · Colorado

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.