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How to Apply for Funding From the Human Services Fund

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The Human Services Fund 2020 Fund Round is Now Open! 

Applications for funding are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP) pdf document for details and the link to apply in the grants management system (GMS).  

If you have any questions comments or concerns about the RFP, please contact Elizabeth Crowe at [email protected] or 303-441-1928.

Applicant Training Session   

The City of Boulder, the City of Longmont and Boulder County will host two trainings that are designed to help applicants develop a well-designed logic model, specify related process and outcome measures and discuss expectations related to the revised funding application.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one session To obtain additional information and to RSVP for a training, please select the link below. Trainings will be held in:

2019 HSF Updates

The 2017 – 2022 City of Boulder Human Services Strategy reflects a two-year effort to identify Boulder’s most important human services issues, needs and trends. The Strategy aligns investments with priorities and identifies the six key human services goals and strategies that will guide city investments over the next five years: A Good Start; Aging Well; Economic Mobility and Resilience; Health and Well-being; Homelessness; and Inclusive and Welcoming Community. Specific changes to community funding are described in the  Community Funding Overview  


The HSF funds nonprofit agencies and organizations, educational or governmental entities – public or private that propose to serve City of Boulder residents. The HSF supports a wide variety of organizations, including minority-focused organizations and grassroots agencies. For more information about eligibility criteria and priorities, please contact Elizabeth Crowe at [email protected] or 303-441-1928.