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Denver Broncos Charities to provide more than $150,000 to 35 organizations through annual community grant program

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos Charities will distribute more than $150,000 to 35 organizations and nonprofits through its annual Community Grant Program funding cycle, it was announced on Thursday.

Launched in 2019, the Broncos Community Grant Program offers Colorado-based nonprofits and organizations the opportunity to request necessary funding (up to $10,000) for community projects and programs. The selected organizations encompass all five of the Broncos' community development focus areas—Youth Development, Quality of Life, Health & Wellness, Youth Football and Civic Engagement.

In addition to the five focus areas, grant funding will support localized and statewide initiatives that focus on social justice, domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, youth development programs, military outreach and food insecurity.

The Broncos Community Development team and Broncos Charities Board reviewed 116 applications requesting more than $1 million. The selected organizations are listed below (in alphabetical order by focus area):

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Youth Development Project or program overview
Freedom Service Dogs, Inc. Providing service dogs to children with neurocognitive differences
Girls on the Run of the Rockies Physical activity-based youth development after-school program
Gold Crown Foundation HEALTH Huddle focusing on mental health & healthy habits
Groundwork Denver Green Team Program empowering a corps of youth environmentalists
Latin American Edu. Foundation College Access & Success Program reducing barriers for Hispanic & Latino students
PCs for People Providing low-income children and families with refurbished computers or laptops
Sun Valley Youth Center After-school/summer program focusing on academic instruction and nutrition
Tennyson Center for Children New Pathways Life Skills Program for youth aging out of foster care
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Quality of Life Project or program overview
Cheyenne Village Services for adults with developmental disabilities in the Pikes Peak Region
Crossroads Safehouse, Inc Domestic violence agency in Fort Collins addressing the need for emergency services
Gateway Battered Women's Shelter Supporting operations and programs that serve homeless children fleeing from DV
Mountain Family Center (MFC) Serving weekday children's lunches throughout the summer in the West Grand District
Sun Valley Kitchen/Comm. Center Providing a no-cost grocery program and youth professional development programs
The Blue Bench 24-hour hotline, hospital response and case management for sexual assault victims
Warren Village Self-sufficiency program for low-income, single parent led families
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Health & Wellness Project or program overview
Dominican Home Health Agency Providing care for in-home nursing care patients
Gamers Outreach Foundation Portable video game kiosk built for bedside recreation for children in the hospital
Judi's House Started by former Broncos QB Brian Griese, organization provides comprehensive grief care for grieving children and their caregivers
There With Care Basic needs care for families with a critically-ill child
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Youth Football Project or program overview
Bear Creek Jr. Sports Assoc. Opportunity to play scholarship fund for youth football players
Boulder High School Updating and re-certifying football equipment
Chaparral Quarterback Club Updating and re-certifying football equipment
Green Mountain High School Renovating the student-athlete weight room
Jefferson Co. Youth Football Assoc. Programming to recruit and train officials
Positive Coaching Alliance Positive Experience & Character Education through local youth sports organizations
Riverdale Ridge High School Purchasing a new two-man sled for the football program
Thomas Jefferson High School Renovating the student-athlete weight room
Vista PEAK Preparatory Updating and re-certifying football equipment
Warrior Nation Youth Org. Opportunity to play scholarship fund for youth football players
Warriors Youth Sports Updating and re-certifying football equipment
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Civic Engagement Project or program overview
Back The Blue K-9 Force Rebuilding an outdoor K-9 training arena where dogs learn agility & train for obstacles
Feeding Children Everywhere Joint volunteer hunger project for law enforcement & local youth working together
Mt. Carmel Vet. Service Center Direct services and behavioral health assistance for veterans/families in recovery
The Conflict Center Addressing Conflict and Anger Effectively Skill Building Program for at-risk youth
Volunteers of America Co. Branch Camp POSTCARD establishes positive bonds between youth & their adult counselors, who are law enforcement officials & criminal justice professionals, through programming

About Denver Broncos Charities

The Denver Broncos are committed to improving lives in our community by focusing on Youth Development, Quality of Life, Health & Wellness, Youth Football and Civic Engagement. Alongside key community partners in each focus area, we are able to make a difference through strategic programming, unique events and dedicated advocacy. For more information on the Denver Broncos' community partnerships and programs, please visit www.denverbroncos.com/community or follow @BroncosOffField on Twitter and Instagram.

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