2017 Awarded Grants

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Thirty-five grants, in the range of $2,500-$100,000 and totaling $654,500, were awarded by The Buck Foundation in 2017. An overview of the grant recipients is included below.

OrganizationProgram/ProjectGrant
9to5Affordable Housing and Transit Programs$20,000
ACLU Foundation of ColoradoHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$30,000
ACLU Foundation of MontanaCivil Rights Policy$10,000
American Friends Service CommitteeCO. Immigrant Rights Program$20,000
Aurora Welcome Center/Village Exchange CenterImmigrant and Refugee Program$100,000
Bayaud Enterprises IncMobile Laundry Truck and Community Navigator$68,000
CHARG Resource CenterMental Health Empowerment Program$5,000
Chinook FundSocial Justice Leadership Event$2,500
Colorado African OrganizationImmigrant and Refugee Program$5,000
Colorado Center on Law and PolicyHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$10,000
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform CoalitionCriminal Justice Reform$5,000
Colorado Immigrant Rights CoalitionImmigrant Rights$10,000
Colorado Org for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive RightsLatina Leadership Program$10,000
Colorado People's AllianceLow-income Residents Program$10,000
Colorado Seminary (Burnes Center on Poverty & Homelessness)Poverty & Homelessness Programs$10,000
Colorado Village CollaborativeBeloved Community Village$20,000
Denver Foundation Executives of ColorExecutives of Color Program$10,000
Denver Homeless Out LoudHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$20,000
El Centro HumanitarioWorkers Rights Program$15,000
Ethiopian Community Development Council (African Community Center)Immigrant Rights$10,000
Families Forward Resource CenterFamily Leadership Training Program$5,000
Interfaith Alliance Of ColoradoHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$50,000
Kahanu Gardens in HanaCommunity Development$100,000
La Puente Home IncorporatedFamilies in Poverty Programs$10,000
National Law Center On Homelessness And PovertyHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$10,000
Ploughshares Fund IncAnti-Nuclear Weapons Program$5,000
Project VOYCE (Voices of Youth Changing Education)Youth Empowerment Program$10,000
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN)Immigrant Rights$15,000
Second Chance Center IncRe-entry Support Program$10,000
Street Fraternity IncYouth and Refugee Programs$15,000
Taliesin Preservation IncYouth Empowerment Program$10,000
The ProgressiveProgressive Journalism$5,000
Wananalua Congregational ChurchCommunity Development$5,000
Western Regional Advocacy ProjectHomelessness and Civil Rights Policy$8,000
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Inc.Progressive Public Policy$6,000