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This data represents annual funding allocations through The City of Boulder's Human Services Fund (HSF) over the past 25 years. The HSF provides approximately $2.5 million annually to community agencies providing services to Boulder residents in support of the Human Services Strategy. Awards are made through a competitive process based on alignment with City of Boulder priorities and goals. Human Services Strategy, which guides the work of the department over the next five years. To learn more about the HSF, to apply for future fund rounds or to apply to serve on the Human Services Advisory Committee, please visit: For more information about the 2017-2022 Human Services Strategy, please visit:

Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
HSF Funding Dataset - Live View

HSF Funding Dataset - Live View

Dataset containing information about funding from the Human Services Fund (HSF).

HSF Funding Data Dictionary

HSF Funding Data Dictionary

Definition of fields in the Human Services Fund (HSF) dataset.

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

Which community organizations have received grants through the human services fund? Which organizations are new recipients and which ones have long histories of HSF grant funding? How does the demand for HSF funding compare to the annual amount of available funds?


Maintained By Christian Koltonski
Author Matt Sundeen
Update Frequency Annually
Department Housing and Human Services
Categories General Government and Community Profile
Sustainability Framework Category Healthy and Socially Thriving Community
License Creative Commons Attribution This material is Open Data
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