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Solutions and stories in the Centennial State.

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
Solution Southwest Open School Installs a Greenhouse That Supports Year-Long Growing
Local Champion:
Needful Provisions Inc. and Southwest Open School
Date funded:
March 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$13,608
Solution Cortez’s New Swim Blocks Provide an Economic Boon
Local Champion:
Cortez Water Dragons
Date funded:
March 23, 2022
Grant Amount:
$29,995
Story Cortez’s Southside Garden Grows Greens and Community

The new community garden's 11 plots, supported with funding from LOR, will be ready for planting this spring.

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