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Thornton Assistance Fund Committee Application

Thornton Assistance Fund Committee

The Thornton Assistance Funds (TAF) Committee is an advisory committee that reviews the grant applications from nonprofit organizations that serve the basic needs of Thornton residents and promote self-sufficiency. The committee provides a recommendation to City Council on which nonprofit organizations to fund and the level of funding.

Committee Representatives

Each year Council appoints five to seven members to serve on the committee. All members must be residents of Thornton. One member is appointed by the Mayor, each of the four wards must be represented by a member, one member must have financial expertise, and one member must have human services/nonprofit expertise. Members may not be associated with any organization that is applying for funds. Committee members will serve a 2 year term based on Council's appointment.

Time Commitments

The committee will meet every Thursday, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. February through April and will need additional time to review applications at home. A presentation to city council will occur on a Tuesday evening in April and/or May and a formal presentation at a Council Meeting may follow. The meeting schedule is finalized in January.

Home Address (include City, State ZIP+4)

Please read the following, then type your name and date in the signature block below, and submit electronically, using the “Submit by Email” button in order to complete the committee application.

  • I certify that the facts and statements contained in this committee application are true and correct. I further understand that false statements shall be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or for grounds to apply the penalty provisions of the Code of Ethics.
  • I understand that falsification, omission or misrepresentation will result in a rejection of this application. Any falsification, omission or misrepresentation is evidence of perjury in the second degree.
Your typed name here constitutes your signature.