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Solutions and stories in the Centennial State.

Solution Cortez Training Helps Engage High School Students
Local Champion:
School Community Youth Collaborative
Date funded:
September 30, 2022
Grant Amount:
$1,350
Story Pool Upgrade Ensures Bright Future for Local Swimmers—And Cortez

When the starting blocks at the city pool fell into disrepair, Cortez's local swim club's existence was uncertain. With LOR’s support the club upgraded the pool, which helped the team stay afloat and brought an economic boon to Cortez.

Solution Monte Vista Makes the Season Bright for Local Businesses
Local Champion:
City of Monte Vista
Date funded:
September 26, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,000
Solution Bringing Performing Arts Back to Life in Cortez
Local Champion:
Community Radio Project (KSJD)
Date funded:
September 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,658
Solution New Tech Helps Cortez Keep Kids in the Classroom
Local Champion:
Piñon Project
Date funded:
September 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,597
Solution A Cortez Gallery Gives Artists Experiencing Homelessness Supplies—and Their Own Show
Local Champion:
an individual
Date funded:
September 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,060
Solution Cortez’s Noxious Weeds Guide Proves the Pen Can Be Mightier Than the Thorn
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
September 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,400
Solution Early Learners: Training Cortez Educators to Teach Youngsters
Local Champion:
Cortez Public Library
Date funded:
August 31, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,000
Solution New Website Helps Cortez Parents Connect Kids to Activities
Local Champion:
Cortez Area Youth Activity Center
Date funded:
August 19, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,000
Story Radios Help the Cortez Community Intervention Program Reach People in Need

Montezuma County launched its Community Intervention Program to better respond to noncriminal 911 calls. But in order to get the innovative program running, they needed radios to communicate with dispatch—that's where LOR came in.

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