Cortez | LOR Foundation
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Cortez

Solutions and stories from the heart of the Four Corners region.

Solution An Education Lab in Cortez Provides Mentorship for New Teachers
Local Champion:
Public Education Business Coalition
Date funded:
November 9, 2023
Grant Amount:
$9,000
Solution Cortez’s Flair for Drama Grows With Expanded Community Theater Workshops
Local Champion:
Sunflower Troop
Date funded:
November 9, 2023
Grant Amount:
$5,700
Solution A Year’s Worth of Meat Helps Ensure Hungry Cortez Residents Get the Protein They Need
Local Champion:
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
Date funded:
November 9, 2023
Grant Amount:
$23,400
Solution A Cortez Museum Exhibition Shines an Important Light on Ute, Navajo, and Hispanic Culture
Local Champion:
Montezuma County Historical Society
Date funded:
November 8, 2023
Grant Amount:
$10,000
Solution A New Outdoor Game Gets More Cortez Youth Involved
Local Champion:
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
Date funded:
October 31, 2023
Grant Amount:
$948
Story Colorado’s Creative Districts Help Boost Economy, Creatively Tackle Other Problems

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution More Equipment Solves for Too Many (Teen) Cooks in Cortez’s High School Kitchen
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
October 18, 2023
Grant Amount:
$9,700
Story Getting a Rural Perspective on the Solar Eclipse

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution A Pop-Up Indoor Skatepark Keeps Cortez Kickflipping All Winter Long
Local Champion:
Cortez local
Date funded:
October 13, 2023
Grant Amount:
$6,700
Solution First-Time Moms Come Together to Support Each Other in Cortez
Local Champion:
Montezuma County Health Department
Date funded:
October 11, 2023
Grant Amount:
$5,800

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