Boettcher Foundation awards grant funding to 13 Colorado nonprofits

Boettcher Foundation awards grant funding to 13 Colorado nonprofits

DENVER, December 20, 2016 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded $860,000 in capital grants to 13 nonprofit organizations in Colorado. The grants will help support projects that provide social services throughout the state.

“The services that each of these organizations provide help to improve our communities right here at home,” said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation. “From creating outdoor recreation programs for people with disabilities to providing services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness, we’re happy to support organizations that are positively impacting our state and its diverse residents each day.”

This year’s grant recipients in the Boettcher Foundation’s social services category are:

Blue Sky Bridge Child and Family Advocacy Center – Boulder, $60,000: Toward renovation and expansion of the facility to allow for additional capacity

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center – Breckenridge, $40,000: Toward renovation and expansion of facility to increase programming capacity

Centennial Mental Health Center – Fort Morgan, $125,000: Toward construction of a new facility in Fort Morgan to provide regional mental health services

Chanda Plan Foundation – Lakewood, $75,000: Toward purchase and renovation of a new facility for centralized care

Colorado Discover Ability – Grand Junction, $25,000: Toward construction of a new headquarters and programming facility

Community Options – Montrose, $75,000: Toward construction of a comprehensive regional administrative and programing campus

Denver Housing Authority – Denver, $125,000: Toward construction of the Sun Valley Multi-Use Business and Community Center, which will house nonprofits serving residents in the new mixed-income community

Greccio Housing – Colorado Springs, $50,000: Toward the purchase and renovation of a facility for the Resident Resource & Opportunity Center

Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley – Glenwood Springs, $50,000: Toward construction of a permanent location for the ReStore, which helps fund the organization’s operations

Mile High Ministries – Denver, $35,000: Toward renovations at Joshua Station to expand its programming and administrative space

Senior Resources Development Agency – Pueblo, $20,000: Toward renovation of programming space

Special Kids Special Families – Colorado Springs, $30,000: Toward purchase and renovation of the facility which houses Zach’s Place

Springs Rescue Mission – Colorado Springs, $150,000: Toward renovation and construction of facilities serving the homeless

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.

Kristi Arellano

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