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Solutions and stories in the Centennial State.

Solution An Educational Garden at Battle Rock Charter School Connects Students to Local Growing
Local Champion:
Battle Rock Charter School
Date funded:
May 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,322
Solution Transportation Vouchers Help Montezuma County Residents Reach Medical Appointments
Local Champion:
Axis Health System
Date funded:
May 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$2,250
Story Cortez Restores an Essential Community Gathering Space

Nearly a quarter century after it first opened, the Lewis-Arriola Community Center needed a little love to remain an essential community asset. With a little help from the LOR and others, the volunteer-run gathering space is ready for the next generation of celebrants.

Solution A Free River Camp Connects Cortez Youth to the Outdoors—and Builds Relationships
Local Champion:
Dolores River Boating Advocates
Date funded:
May 6, 2022
Grant Amount:
$13,000
Solution Cortez Residents Fill a Gaping Need for Summer Activities for Kids
Local Champion:
Cortez community members
Date funded:
April 29, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,200
Solution Kemper Elementary Adds Water Fountains to Keep Students Hydrated and Learning
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
April 22, 2022
Grant Amount:
$1,800
Solution Montezuma County Aims to Improve Staff Wellness With a Step Challenge
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
April 18, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,600
Solution Cortez Community Members Buoy Educators’ Spirits With a Thank-You Lunch
Local Champion:
Cortez Teacher Appreciation Committee
Date funded:
April 18, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,820
Solution Cortez Cultural Center Helps Local Artists Reach New Customers With E-Commerce
Local Champion:
Cortez Cultural Center
Date funded:
March 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$15,502
Solution Wildlife Fencing Protects Crops in Cortez From Deer and Elk
Local Champion:
Montezuma Land Conservancy
Date funded:
March 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$25,000

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