Community Event Fund Guidelines

We are looking for events that support one or more of the following...

  • Involve community members in nonprofit programs and services.
  • Encourage philanthropy and volunteerism in Fort Collins.
  • Showcase an organization's successes and contributions within the community.
  • Increase the public's awareness and understanding of the nonprofit community.


The Community Event Fund Does NOT Support:

  • Music related events (see Music Event Fund)
  • Individuals
  • Tournaments
  • Team sports
  • School trips
  • Professional Development Conferences
  • Emergency funding
  • Non 501(c)(3) public charity organizations
  • Walk/Run/Golf Events, etc.

**See How to Apply and FAQs for further guidance. If your questions are still not answered please call Kim Lehman, Grants Administrator, at 970.221.2636.

Basic Criteria

  • Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity organization, providing services and programming within the Poudre School District boundary area, is eligible to apply.
  • Submit the Community Event Fund Application Form.
  • Requests for event sponsorship are accepted on an ongoing basis but not less than 90 days prior to the event date. The Community Event Fund is a competitive process with a limited budget. Submitting an application does not guarantee funding.
  • Please allow enough time to accommodate any publicity deadlines (i.e. brochures, flyers, etc.).
  • Award notification will occur within 30 days of receipt of a completed Community Event Fund application.

Please see How to Apply and FAQs for further guidance. If your questions are still not answered please call Kim Lehman, Grants Administrator at 970.221.2636.

Publicity Standards

If a Bohemian Foundation Logo is desired for printed materials, one will be provided to the grantee following a written request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For all logo requests, please include size and file format needed.

Organizations are required to obtain Bohemian Foundation staff approval of any proposed publicity including but not limited to test, signage, and applications related to Foundation recognition prior to release.

Please allow 10 days for Bohemian Foundation Staff to review and approve any proposed publicity.

Please note that no changes are allowed to the Foundation logo without prior written approval.