The Denver Post Community Foundation Grant Application Information

For nonprofit organizations interested in a grant through The Denver Post Season To Share: 

The Denver Post Season To Share helps those less fortunate in our community improve their lives and become self-sufficient. Season To Share grants are made to qualified nonprofit organizations in Metro Denver that focus on the program specific guidelines of Children and Youth, Health and Wellness, Homelessness and Hunger. For information on Season To Share guidelines, please click here

The 2023/24 Grant Application Process is Closed.   

Letters of Inquiry for the 2023/24 Season To Share grant cycle were accepted from May 15 – June 30, 2023. The next opportunity to submit an LOI will be for the 2024/25 campaign, starting May 15, 2024.

If you submitted your LOI before June 30th, your primary contact will receive an email from the week of September 11, 2023 with either an invite to apply for a Season To Share grant, or a decline for this year. (Please check all of your email folders around that time.)

If you are a past Season To Share grantee, you did not need to submit an LOI. Your primary contact will also receive an email from the week of September 11, 2023 with information for this year’s campaign. Please make sure we have updated contact information. Contact us at with any questions. 

Season To Share, a program of The Denver Post Community Foundation, uses an online application process that mirrors the Colorado Common Grant application questions and attachments.

Grant amounts will start at $10,000. A grant request must not exceed 10% of the general operating budget for the organization or if requesting program support, 30% of the program budget.

For nonprofit organizations invited to apply for a Denver Post Community Foundation grant through a Signature Event or Program, please see the General Information and Requirements below:

– Agency must be a 501(c)3 organization (as shown by the agency’s IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt determination letter)
– Grant requests falling within the stated guideline areas can be for program support or general operating support
– Agency must serve the metro Denver area (primary)
– Agency or program has been operating for more than one year
– A current audit or IRS 990 must be made available
– Agency must be in good financial standing
– The amount of the request should not exceed $10,000

Funding for the following will not be considered:

– Capital funding
– Individual schools
– Individual persons
– Religious organizations for religious purposes

Full applications are accepted on an invite-only basis and a link to our online application portal will be sent to those invitees.

For more information, contact:

Stacy Schafer
Communications and Grants Manager
The Denver Post Community Foundation