Qualistar Colorado Capital Fund (QCap)
The Qualistar Colorado Capital Fund is a competitive grant opportunity available to eligible non-profit early childhood programs that wish to make facility improvements tied to providing quality indoor and outdoor physical environments for children, families and staff.
Time Line for the QCAP Application Process
Confirm your organization and project are eligibleThis grant is for Colorado-based 501(c)(3) organizations, serving children ages birth-5, that are in need of permanent facility improvements. For questions regarding eligibility, please contact Phyllis Lucas at 303-339-6814 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a Technical Assistance Webinar from 1:00-2:00 pmPlease RSVP for August 14, August 22, August 27, or September 4.
Download and complete the APPLICATION and supporting documentsFor programs without a current Qualistar Rating and applying for a Health and Safety grant please download, complete, and submit the Health & Safety Checklist with your application. For programs without a current Qualistar Rating and applying for a Small Grant please download, complete, and submit the Health & Safety Checklist and the Learning Environment Checklist with your application and completion report.
Calculate your matchTo learn more about calculating your match please download the information sheet for your grant category; Health and Safety, Small, Medium or Large
We welcome your questions before you applyContact Phyllis Lucas at 303-339-6814 or email@example.com
Mail or hand deliver by Friday, September 13, 2013 one original application and five copies to:Qualistar Colorado Capital Fund - 3607 Martin Luther King Blvd. - Denver, CO 80205
**Please note: Do not submit application or copies in binders, folders, etc. Paper clips, butterfly clips, etc. are acceptable.**
We would like to thank the following foundations for making this grant possible.
A few words from past recipients:
"The changes to the Toddler classroom have been an uplifting and empowering experience for our whole school. We could not be happier with the results and are thrilled to be able to provide quality Montessori education to these young children in a functional, safe space. We are truly thankful to Qualistar for this opportunity."
Chaffee County Montessori School
"On behalf of the board of directors, staff, and the families we serve, thank you for your grant award to Family Star to support our renovation and relocation to a new building. Your gift truly helped launch our capital campaign and has inspired other foundations and individuals to make contributions- further increasing the impact of your gift! It is through support of organizations like yours that Family Star has been able to provide an inclusive Montessori education program to Denver children, in addition to a wide range of family support services for over 20 years...and will continue to do so for many more."
Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., President & CEO, Family Star Montessori School