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Leadership & Equity grants will build a diverse pool of leaders to increase racial equity.


  • Develop leadership skills of community members and constituents to address community-identified issues.
  • Strengthen organizations to become community-centered and inclusive in their leadership from the inside out.
  • Strengthen efforts to increase racial equity in all sectors.
  • Support community leaders’ efforts to act on issues related to our objective areas.
  • Support organizing, advocacy, and policy reform work relating to these goals.
In the focus area of Leadership & Equity, community-led initiatives are given priority.


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"Building leaders in the community is the key to making the change that we all need.”

- Community Leadership Partner

The Denver Foundation’s Leadership & Equity partners are strengthening Metro Denver by supporting new leaders and connecting leaders across communities. Over the past two years, this work has created more space for diverse leadership that reflects our complex, multi-racial community, as well as opportunities for dedicated community members to work together and learn from one another.

Find out how you can support The Denver Foundation’s Leadership and Equity Field of Interest Fund.

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