18 nonprofits receive capital funding from Boettcher Foundation

14 Sep 18 nonprofits receive capital funding from Boettcher Foundation

September 14, 2015 — Eighteen Colorado nonprofits have been awarded capital funding from the Boettcher Foundation. The grants will help support community enrichment projects throughout the state.

“These projects are incredibly diverse, but the one unifying theme shared by all of them is a goal of bringing people together and enriching the fabric of our communities,” said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation. “We are pleased to support these organizations in their efforts to improve our communities right here at home.”

This year’s grant recipients in the Boettcher Foundation’s community enrichment category are:

Alpine Rescue Team – Evergreen, $25,000

Toward renovation and expansion of current headquarters facility to provide meeting space as well as display and storage of artifacts

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens – Vail, $25,000

Toward construction of an educational and administrative center

Central City Opera House Association – Central City, $35,000

Toward rehabilitation and restoration of the historic Teller House

Crossan’s M & A Market Community and Visitor Center – Yampa, $20,000

Toward renovations of historic building for use as community office space and a visitor center

Curious Theatre Company – Denver, $25,000

Toward renovation and restoration of the theater building

Downtown Denver Partnership – Denver, $25,000

Toward renovations to create The Commons on Champa

Environmental Learning for Kids – Denver, $75,000

Toward construction of a new facility known as the ELK Education Center

“I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder County – Boulder, $30,000

Toward purchase and renovation of new headquarters facility

Jewish Community Center of Denver – Denver, $50,000

Toward renovation and expansion of the current facility

Kiowa County – Eads, $30,000

Toward purchase and renovation of the Murdock Building to be utilized as a senior center and the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Archival Research and Visitor Center

Montrose Recreation District – Montrose, $50,000

Toward construction of a new community recreation center

Museum of Boulder – Boulder, $75,000

Toward purchase and renovation of historic building to serve as the museum’s new home

Pitkin County Library – Aspen, $25,000

Toward expansion and renovation of the current library facility

Rocky Mountain Conservancy (for the benefit of Rocky Mountain National Park) – Estes Park, $35,000

Toward the purchase of privately-owned property and cottages located within the  Rocky Mountain National Park boundaries

Southeast Mental Health Services –  La Junta, $50,000

Toward expansion and renovation of the existing facility to provide a community wellness center

Su Teatro—Denver, $35,000

Toward renovation and expansion of the facility

The Dairy Center for the Arts  – Boulder, $25,000

Toward renovation of the existing facility

U.S. Olympic Museum – Colorado Springs, $100,000

Toward construction of the museum

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About the Boettcher Foundation

At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org.

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Contact:
Kristi Arellano
303.285.6208
kristi@boettcherfoundation.org

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