Grant Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a grant you must be one of the following entities and meet the eligibility criteria of the application process:girl with cat

  • a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  • a government entity
  • an organization with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor
  • Be located or primarily working in the state of Colorado


AAF does not fund the following:

  • Pass-through organizations
  • For-profit agencies
  • Private individuals or pets of individuals
  • Grants for long-term funding, endowment funds, political campaigns, or retirement of debt
  • Groups designated by the IRS as Type III supporting organizations are not eligible to apply