Bray Cares Foundation Application Closes October 1, 2020

August 26, Grand Junction, CO – The Bray Cares Foundation announced the opening of the 2020 grant opportunity for organizations working to address housing-related needs in Mesa County. The Bray Cares Foundation partners with the Western Colorado Community Foundation to raise funds and makes grants annually to address this need. The application process opens September 1, and the deadline to apply is Monday, October 12, 2020, by 5pm.

Grant funding will target projects that provide emergency shelter and rent assistance; offer affordable housing and housing for those dealing with special needs; and those that focus on helping seniors and veterans stay in their homes. Grants awards will range from $500 to $5,000, and eligible organizations must be a 501 c3, or other qualified tax-exempt, charitable entity.

Now in it’s second year of funding, the Bray Cares Foundation awarded grants to six organizations to address this issue in 2019, including Grand Valley Catholic Outreach, HomewardBound, Joseph Center and Karis, among others.

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Serving the Grand Valley since 1946, Bray Real Estate established the Bray Cares Foundation to help address housing-related needs in Mesa County. The Foundation’s focus of Supporting Our HOME Community aims to help those who struggle to keep a roof over their heads.

The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good.  Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 265 charitable funds totaling $80 million in assets and awards over $4.5 million in grants and scholarships annually.

For further information contact Tedi Gillespie,, (970) 243-3767.