The Restorative Justice Coordinating Council (RJ Council) is delighted to announce the recipients of the FY21 grant award cycle.  The combined total of award for the Capacity and Innovation and Community Engagement grants was over $150,000. Work for these grants concludes on June 30, 2021.

These funds further the strategic vision of the RJ Council to integrate restorative values and practices into as many contexts as possible and make restorative opportunities available across the diversities of persons who have been harmed and who have caused harm.

The FY 21 Awards are as follows:

Center for Restorative Programs

City of Salida

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Colorado Springs School District 11

Denver Montessori School

Mount Saint Vincent

Padres & Jovenes Unidos (PJU)

Poudre School District


The Arc of Aurora

The Circles Project

Youth Transformation Center


The deadline to apply for FY22 grants was March 7, 2021. Applicants will be contacted directly as to the status of their application once the review process is complete.

Timeline for FY22 applications and awards:

  • February 15, 2021: Request for Applications released
  • March 7, 2021, 11:59 pm: Deadline for emailing completed applications
  • May 30, 2021 (no later than): Application status announced
  • July 1, 2021 (or as soon as possible): Anticipated start date for grant activities and reimbursements
  • June 30, 2022: All funds must be expended (end of state fiscal year)