Access to Economic Opportunity Archives - Gates Family Foundation

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DreamSpring – FirstBank PPP Credit Facility

$6,250,000 | Awarded: 2021

In 2020, Gates Family Foundation used its balance sheet to guarantee a loan totaling $12.5 million from FirstBank to Colorado’s three SBA-approved nonprofit lenders


NPX Charitable Inc.

$75,000 | Awarded: 2020

To help launch the Colorado Donor Impact Fund, a pay-for-success model that will invest heavily in three to five impact-oriented Colorado nonprofits poised to


Colorado Succeeds

$10,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward the COVID-19 Colorado Restaurant Response



$50,000 | Awarded: 2020

To launch a Relief & Recovery Fund that supports interest-only or deferred payments for existing loans, new business recovery loans, and support services to


Enterprise Community Partners Inc.

$40,000 | Awarded: 2020

To implement the Emergency Action for Resident & Partner Sustainability program in Colorado, and to address affordable housing policy issues during this period of