Adolph Coors Foundation
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you fund individuals, seminars, one-time events or sponsorships for meetings? No.

Do you fund disease-specific national health organizations? No.

Do you support organizations with high tax-derived funding? In general "No," but we recognize that organizations in rural Colorado have special circumstances.

Do you require a final funding report? Yes. Final reports are submitted through your online profile.

Is the Adolph Coors Foundation part of MillerCoors Brewing Company? No. The Adolph Coors Foundation is a family foundation and not connected in any way to the brewery.

Do you meet with nonprofits prior to online application? We prefer to meet with the nonprofit after we have reviewed the application, but we are happy to answer any questions you might have before you apply.

Where is the Adolph Coors Foundation located? We are located in Denver although we fund nonprofits throughout the State of Colorado.

Do you have to have a 501(c)(3) designation to apply for funding? Yes

Do you fund pass-thru organizations? No

When are your deadlines? March 1, July 1 and November 1

How long is the review process? Typically about four months after applying.

Do you accept the common grant application? No. As of November 2011, our foundation has gone strictly to an online application.

Do you accept requests for operating, capital or program support? Yes.

How much can we ask for? There is no set amount. Evaluate the size of your budget and your organization's needs.

Do you fund schools or school-related projects? No. Although after school or academic programs in conjunction with nonprofits will be considered.

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