Boettcher Foundation Awards $615,000 in Capital Funding to Colorado Nonprofits

14 Dec Boettcher Foundation Awards $615,000 in Capital Funding to Colorado Nonprofits

DENVER, December 14, 2017 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded $615,000 in capital grants to 15 nonprofit organizations that are working to support our Colorado communities.

“These organizations work hard every day to provide important services to Coloradans in need,” said Katie Kramer, president and CEO of the Boettcher Foundation. “From providing meals to those who are struggling with food insecurity to helping our communities improve mental health treatment, we’re happy to support organizations that are positively impacting our state and its diverse residents each day.”

The grant recipients are:

  • Adaptive Sports Center of Crested Butte – Crested Butte, $35,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of the organization’s new headquarters and programming facility
  • American Red Cross Mile High Region – Denver, $20,000: Toward the Save a Life Denver 2.0 program which aims to improve mass-casualty response over the next three years
  • Bridge House – Boulder/Aurora, $50,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of a building in Aurora to replicate their Boulder-based Ready to Work Program model
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado – Denver, $50,000: Toward the expansion of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Food Bank for Larimer County – Fort Collins, $50,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of a centrally located facility which will serve as the new headquarters and warehouse for the organization
  • Gold Crown Foundation – Edgewater, $35,000: Toward the renovation of a new after-school programming facility
  • Grand Valley Catholic Outreach – Grand Junction, $30,000: Toward the expansion of the organization’s homeless day center
  • La Llave Family Resource Center – Alamosa, $25,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of the organization’s new headquarters and programming facility
  • La Puente – Alamosa, $60,000: Toward a comprehensive capital campaign to improve the functionality of the organization’s facilities
  • Laradon School – Denver, $40,000: Toward the renovation and expansion of the school’s aging campus
  • Mind Springs Health – Grand Junction, $120,000: Toward the expansion of the only psychiatric hospital on the Western Slope
  • Ralston House – Arvada/Northglenn, $35,000: Toward the construction of a new child advocacy center in Northglenn
  • Savio House – Denver, $10,000: Toward renovations at the main campus to address safety issues
  • The Pinon Project Family Resource Center – Cortez, $25,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of the organization’s new headquarters and programming facility
  • We Don’t Waste – Denver, $30,000: Toward the new Food Rescue and Distribution Center

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.

Contact:
Kristi Arellano
303.285.6208
kristi@boettcherfoundation.org

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