The City of Westminster Human Services Board (HSB) considers applications for funding requests that further the City’s mission of improving the lives of Westminster residents.  The Board makes recommendations for funding to Westminster City Council as a component of the City’s budget review process, accordance with the Board’s Strategic Goal:


“The City of Westminster Human Services Board will promote the City’s Strategic Plan Guiding Principles “Collaboration and Partnership” and “Prevention and Proactivity,” as well as Strategic Priorities One (Preparedness and Resilience), Three (Shared Sense of Community), and Four (Quality of Life) by providing thoughtful funding recommendations to the City Council for agencies that effectively serve the residents of Westminster .” 

Members of this board represent the community and provide expertise in health services, housing, community services, senior citizens, education and/or cultural services. This board meets during the year on an as needed basis. 

Human Services Board Meeting Agendas:

June 9, 2023 -- Meeting Agenda

Human Services Board Meeting Minutes:

March 28, 2023 -- Meeting Minutes

Board members:

Katie Ruske (Chair)

Kathy Busby (Vice Chair)

Kathleen Dodaro

Rick Gabrielsen

Christine Geerts

Lori Sanchez (Alt.)

Council Liaison:

Obi Ezeadi

2024 Funding Cycle Timeline

April 17, 2023

HSB 2024 Grant Application Period Opens

June 1, 2023

HSB Grant Application Deadline

June 12 - July 14, 2023

HSB Grant Application Review Period

August 15, 2023

HSB Grant Funding Recommendations Provided to the City Council 












2023 Human Services Board Grantees

710 Rotary Foundation

A Precious Child

ACCESS Housing

Action Center / Jeffco Action Center

Audio Information Network 

Beyond Home

Brothers Redevelopment

CASA of Adams County

CASA of Jefferson County

Catholic Charities of Denver

Center for People With Disabilities

Community Table / Arvada Community Food Bank

Denver Hospice

Family Tree

Fish, Inc.

Food for Hope

Front Range Community College

Growing Home

Hope House Colorado

Jefferson Center for Mental Health

Kids First Health Care

Outdoor Lab Foundation

Project Angel Heart

Reading Partners


Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center