17 Jul Boettcher Foundation announces 2013 community enrichment capital grant awards

July 17, 2013 — The Boettcher Foundation Trustees are pleased to announce the selection of 21 Colorado nonprofits to receive the 2013 Boettcher Foundation Community Enrichment Capital Grant Awards.

For 75 years, the Boettcher Foundation has awarded capital grants to Colorado nonprofits for the purchase, construction or major renovation of buildings. Specifically, the Community Enrichment Grants exist to improve communities throughout the state both by supporting arts and cultural facilities, community resource / multi-purposes spaces and youth-serving organizations.

“It is our intention for these awards to make it possible for the outstanding organizations selected to further serve their respective communities by enabling them to make critical improvements to their facilities,” said Tim Schultz, Boettcher Foundation President and Executive Director. “We have been so impressed with the community support and collaborative efforts of these nonprofits, that it’s an honor to be a small part of their continued good work on behalf of the residents of Colorado.”

The following 21 organizations received 2013 Community Enrichment Capital Grants:

Organization Location Award Amount
Community, Recreation and Senior Centers
Fort Collins Senior Center Fort Collins 25,000
Paradox Valley Charter School & Community Center Paradox 10,000
Summit County Library Breckenridge 40,000
Pikes Peak Library District Colorado Springs 30,000
Pueblo City-County Library District Pueblo 30,000
Garfield County Public Library Carbondale 20,000
High Plains Library District – Weld County Evans 20,000
Youth Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Commerce City 100,000
Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado, Inc. Colorado Springs 50,000
Young Americans Center for Financial Education Denver, Lakewood & Wray 10,000
Arts & Culture
Colorado Ballet Company Denver 100,000
Colorado Nonprofit Rural Theaters Digital Projector Conversion Project Statewide 5,000 per qualifying nonprofit theater
Pueblo Memorial Hall Theatre & Performing Arts Center Pueblo 50,000
The Avalon Theatre Grand Junction 50,000
Telluride Film Festival/Town of Telluride Telluride 25,000
Sheridan Opera House Telluride 10,000
Fort Morgan Heritage Museum Fort Morgan 10,000
Platte Valley Festival Band/City of Fort Morgan Fort Morgan 10,000
Aspen Historical Society Aspen 10,000
Magic Circle Players Community Theatre Montrose 10,000
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum Denver 10,000

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Kristi Arellano
303.285.6208
kristi@boettcherfoundation.org

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