Community Action Fund | Racial Justice

About This Fund

The Community Action Fund supports efforts to advance racial justice in Greater Denver and build just and inclusive systems and policies. Racism, in all its forms, endangers people’s safety and security and damages the fabric of our community. The Foundation is committed to supporting the diverse people that make up and define Greater Denver, which means a focus on values-driven philanthropy that is inclusive and equitable.

The Community Action Fund was launched at the end of 2016 to respond to emerging issues that threatened the sense of safety and security for communities in Greater Denver. In its initial iteration, those issues were primarily related to immigrant and refugee populations and communities facing hate and discrimination. In 2020, national tragedies focused long-overdue attention on historic structural racism within our community. The subsequent national and local dialogue has created actionable opportunities to advance racial equity.

Contributions will fund grants to grassroots organizations in communities of color working to address systemic inequities. Every dollar donated will be deployed rapidly and strategically to local nonprofits.

About The Host Organization

Our work is rooted in history. Rose Community Foundation was created in 1995 with the assets from the sale of Rose Medical Center, a hospital created by Denver’s Jewish community in 1949. Today, we operate entirely independently from the hospital, but our work remains grounded in the priorities that guided the hospital’s work: a tradition of philanthropy, a commitment to serving the entire community and high standards of excellence.

Host Organization

Rose Community Foundation

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  • Location: Denver, CO, USA
  • Category: North America, Impact Philanthropy, Race and Ethnicity
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