2021 Grant Recipients
Grants totaling $60,500 were recently awarded by Second Century Foundation to these Denver non-profits addressing housing/ homelessness, food security, and mental health, responding to critical needs of our neighbors during the pandemic:
The Blue Bench
The Blue Bench exists to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and the community through comprehensive issue advocacy, prevention and care.
Capitol Hill Community Services
Capitol Hill Community Services provides reliable, healthy meals to the homeless and poor that will enable a return to self-sufficient life. In addition to very good food, they also serve dignity and respect to their clients.
The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable shelter and personalized services for unaccompanied women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness.
Family Tree partners with all people to prevent and overcome the interconnected issues of child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to promote safety, healing and stability across generations.
The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place is the only daytime drop-in center in metropolitan Denver that serves women, transgender individuals, and their children who are experiencing poverty, many of whom are also experiencing homelessness.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver builds and sells homes to hard-working people in need of decent and affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope.
Joshua Station is a faith-based community helping families make the transition from homelessness to a healthy, stable living environment.
MetroCaring meets people’s immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty–by providing nutritious groceries and anti-hunger programming.
St. Francis Center
St. Francis Center provides shelter along with services that enable people to meet their basic needs for daily survival and to transition out of homelessness.
Senior Housing Options
Senior Housing Options welcome third-party health care and personal care providers, some with offices conveniently located within our senior living communities. This allows residents to create a custom care plan with services similar to what they's receive in an assisted living facility, but within a setting that empowers them to stay independent.
We Don't Waste
We Don’t Waste supports the community and environment by reclaiming and redistributing quality food to those in need.