DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis today announced the 6th round of COVID Relief Fund grantees.
“The generous donations of businesses, organizations, and individuals at helpColoradonow.org are critical to supporting people on the ground who are working to help those who have been directly impacted by this virus,” said Governor Jared Polis. “I’ve been fortunate enough to visit with several organizations doing this work and I’m proud of the way Coloradans have stepped up to support their efforts. While we are moving in the right direction, there is still a lot of work to do. I know that by coming together and supporting these local efforts, we can come out of this even stronger.”
During the sixth round, the COVID Relief Fund awarded 78 individual applications for a total of $1,778,050. New to this deadline, the Fund began accepting applications from collaborative efforts that include three or more organizations to encourage community and regional coordination. In the sixth round, the Fund awarded grants to 19 collaborative applications for a total of $1,581,000. In total, during the sixth round the Relief Fund awarded 97 grants for a total of $3,359,050.
To date, the fund has raised more than $22 million and distributed $19.7 million to nearly 800 organizations serving Coloradans in all 64 counties.