Local Partnership Funding

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Each year the Littleton City Council considers requests for discretionary grants, historically from nonprofit organizations that serve Littleton residents, and awards the grants to the organizations during the budget process. This is a competitive process as council always receives more requests than it has funds available.

2022 Grant Recipients

For 2022, the city council awarded $87,750 to 27 different organizations utilizing funding from the American Rescue Plan Act including:

Human Services
  • Acts4 Community Outreach Services dba Love INC of Littleton - $6,100
  • AllHealth Network - $5,100
  • Break Bread - $7,900
  • Colorado Center for the Blind - $2,400
  • Crisis Center - $1,650
  • Doctors Care - $5,850
  • Gateway Domestic Violence Services - $5,400
  • GraceFull Community Café and Foundation - $1,950
  • Integrated Family Community Services - $7,800
  • Life Center - $1,900
  • Littleton Family Services - $5,000
  • Littleton Transportation Network DBA South Metro Community Foundation – In-Kind
  • Nourish Meals on Wheels - $7,500
  • St. Mary Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference - $2,150

Community Events

  • Friends of the Littleton Library and Museum, Inc. - $750, In-Kind
  • Littleton High School - $750, In-Kind
  • Littleton Public Schools Foundation - $1,300, In-Kind
  • The Hudson Gardens & Events Center - $4,750
  • Western Welcome Week - $2,300, In-Kind

Other

  • Arapahoe Rescue Patrol - $850
  • Arapahoe Santa Claus Shop - $450
  • Historic Littleton Inc - $1,450
  • Littleton Business Chamber – In Kind
  • Littleton Symphony Orchestra - $3,050
  • North Littleton Promise - $3,500
  • The Littleton Fine Arts Guild Inc The Depot Art Gallery - $2,950
  • Town Hall Arts Center - $4,950

Application Guidelines

Requests may include operational, one-time special purpose grants, or event sponsorships (in-kind or cash).

Preference is given to:

  • Programs and events historically supported by the city that directly serve Littleton citizens;
  • Programs with the most connection to Council Goals and Objectives (as identified in the Envision Littleton process);
  • Programs with greatest community impact;
  • Programs with the highest number of citizen participants;
  • Established service providers within the city.

Grants will not be awarded for:

  • Debt or deficit reduction;
  • Events outside the city limits;
  • Capital improvements;
  • For-profit events and/or activities.

Other considerations:

  • All applicants must agree to reference the city as a sponsor for programs supported via monetary grants or in-kind sponsorship;
  • Individual awards are capped at $25,000;
  • Applicants must submit a brief summary of how prior years' funds were used and contributed to the community with any subsequent applications.

For questions about the process, contact the program administrator.