20 nonprofits awarded capital funding from Boettcher Foundation

07 Aug 20 nonprofits awarded capital funding from Boettcher Foundation

August 7, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has selected 20 Colorado nonprofits for grant funding toward community enrichment projects in the state. The projects will be awarded a total of $815,000 in support of capital projects.

“From shared community spaces and historic preservation to game-changing youth development centers and concert venues, these projects represent some of the most innovative, thoughtful and ambitious campaigns being pursued by nonprofits in Colorado,” said Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation. “These projects have the potential to create powerful change in the communities where they are located, and we are proud to contribute to their progress.”

The projects selected for funding by the Board of Trustees represent efforts that contribute toward community enrichment in the areas of arts and culture, youth development or community recreation and senior centers.

Community enrichment projects selected for funding this year are:

Artspace Loveland Arts Campus – Loveland, $50,000
Toward renovation of historic Feed & Grain building to provide community arts space

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities – Arvada, $35,000
Toward renovation of existing space to provide room for expanded programming

Boomers and Beyond /City of Gunnison – Gunnison, $20,000
Toward expansion of Gunnison Community and Aquatics Center to create space for senior programming

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance – Denver, $35,000
Toward renovation of performance space and dance studios

Colorado FFA Foundation – Fort Collins, $50,000
Toward construction of new statewide Future Farmers of America training facility located at Colorado State University

Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts – Lafayette, $30,000
Toward renovation of practice rooms and performance space

Colorado Outward Bound School – Leadville, $40,000
Toward renovation and expansion of Leadville base camp facilities

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum – Colorado Springs, $25,000
Toward restoration of the museum’s historic structure

Crawford Town Hall and Community Center – Crawford, $25,000
Toward renovation of Crawford School for use as town hall and community center

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – Cortez, $50,000
Toward construction of facilities to house archaeological students and volunteers

Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America – Denver, $40,000
Toward renovation of facility to allow for expanded programming

Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA) – Aurora, $50,000
Toward renovation and expansion of facility to increase classroom and programming space

Elbert County Historical Museum – Kiowa, $10,000
Toward renovation of the museum and completion of “The Smoky Hill Trail” exhibit

Historic Denver, Inc. – Denver, $45,000
Toward restoration and useable-space expansion of Molly Brown House

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. – Denver, $25,000
Toward major renovations to the building’s shared main lobby and entrance

Levitt Pavilion Denver – Denver, $150,000
Toward construction of performance pavilion, which will provide 50 free community concerts annually, in Ruby Hill Park

TEENS, Inc. – Nederland, $20,000
Toward expansion of existing facility to accommodate increased programming needs

Pueblo Zoo – Pueblo, $25,000
Toward expansion of exhibits in the African Village area

The Colorado Springs Conservatory – Colorado Springs, $40,000
Toward purchase and renovation of facility to be used for programming and performances

Youth on Record – Denver, $50,000
Toward completion of headquarters space, youth media studio and classrooms

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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