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Solutions and stories in the Centennial State.

Solution A New Cortez Business Center Provides Affordable Coworking and Office Space
Local Champion:
Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce
Date funded:
January 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$23,084
Solution Crisis Response Pilot Program Addresses Health Disparities in Cortez
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
December 29, 2021
Grant Amount:
$17,157
Solution Technology Improves Access to Mountain Biking for Cortez Youth
Local Champion:
High Desert DEVO
Date funded:
December 17, 2021
Grant Amount:
$2,140
Story A New Bike Tech Training Program Comes to Cortez

All that Cortez's Southwest Open School needed to launch its new bike mechanic program was a shop. That's where LOR came in.

Solution New Computer Stations at Cortez Library Increase Visitation
Local Champion:
Onward! A Legacy Foundation
Date funded:
October 30, 2021
Grant Amount:
$22,404
Solution Connecting Cortez: Spreading the Word About a Local Events Calendar
Local Champion:
The Daily Zu
Date funded:
October 15, 2021
Grant Amount:
$8,298
Solution A Cortez Resident Reduces Reliance on Plastic Bags by Providing Reusable Options
Local Champion:
a cortez resident
Date funded:
September 30, 2021
Grant Amount:
$13,410
Story Uplifting Youth in Cortez

A new craft-beverage initiative in Cortez aims to help create career pathways for young people.

Solution Cortez’s Southside Garden Grows Greens and Community
Local Champion:
Good Samaritan Center
Date funded:
July 23, 2021
Grant Amount:
$1,500
Census takers in PPE
Story Census Instagrants

As communities across the rural Mountain West race the clock to ensure a complete census count, the LOR Foundation commits $100,000 in Instagrantâ„¢ funding to help them.

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