Trutta Fund and Bray Cares Grants Available

 There are currently grants available from Bray Cares and the Trutta Fund. Please see the information below for details. 

Bray Cares Foundation Grant Funding Opportunity 

The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) in partnership with the Bray Cares Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity to address housing related needs in our community. The Bray Cares Foundation application process will open on August 1, 2019 and funding is available to organizations that operate within Mesa County to provide support for housing-related needs. 

Grant funding will target projects that: 

  • • provide emergency shelter and/or rent assistance 
  • • offer affordable housing, housing for people living with special needs 
  • • provide services to help seniors stay in their homes 
  • • assist Veterans with housing needs 

Criteria: Eligible organizations must be a qualified 501 (c) (3), public school or tax-exempt public service agency providing services within Mesa County. Organizations should also be registered with the Colorado Secretary of State and be in good standing. 

Funding Range 

Grant requests should range from $500 to $5,000. 

Process 

Grant requests should be submitted via WCCF’s website http://wc-cf.org/nonprofits/grantmaking/ and the deadline to apply is September 16, 2019, 5pm MST. Organizations must first register in WCCF’s Online Grants Center. For a quick overview or our new Online Grant Center click here, then register to access our applications. 

Proposals will be reviewed, and applicants will be informed of their status by October 15, 2019.

Bray Cares Grant Printable Flyer

 Grants Available for Organizations Serving Veterans 

Mesa and Delta County organizations encouraged to apply 

August 19, 2019, Grand Junction, CO – The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity through the Trutta Fund to Support Veterans. The grant application process opened August 15, 2019 and organizations must be a qualified 501 (c) (3), public school or tax-exempt public service agency providing services within Mesa and/or Delta County 

The Trutta Fund was established by a local donor to support organizations that serve veterans and their families. The name of the fund is in honor of the USS Trutta SS 421, the submarine that the donor served on in the early 1960’s and it is a way to support and give back to those that served. 

Grant requests should be submitted via WCCF’s website http://wc-cf.org/nonprofits/grantmaking/ and the deadline to apply is September 26, 2019, 5pm MST. 

The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, including Ouray, managing charitable funds for community good. Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 265 charitable funds totaling $80 million in assets and awards over $3.4 million in grants and scholarships annually. 

Trutta Fund Printable Flyer