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Cortez

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

Story For Rural Communities, Broadband Expansion Is No Single Thing

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution Digital Signage at Mesa Elementary Makes Cortez Students Safer
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
September 19, 2023
Grant Amount:
$26,409
Solution Child Abuse Prevention Training Gives Cortez Residents Essential Knowledge
Local Champion:
Four Corners Child Advocacy Center
Date funded:
September 14, 2023
Grant Amount:
$9,000
Story A Case Study: Affordable Housing Dilemma of a Small Town

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution Spooky Tours Introduce Cortez Residents to Local History and Merchants
Local Champion:
Squirrel Congress
Date funded:
September 11, 2023
Grant Amount:
$4,999
Solution New Timing Equipment Keeps Cortez Swimmers Afloat
Local Champion:
Cortez Water Dragons
Date funded:
September 8, 2023
Grant Amount:
$3,100
Solution Thanks to Extra Top Soil, Cortez High Repairs Its Practice Field on Time
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
September 7, 2023
Grant Amount:
$9,450
Solution A New Kitchen Helps Cortez Survivors of Domestic Violence Build New Futures
Local Champion:
Renew, Inc
Date funded:
September 5, 2023
Grant Amount:
$18,200
Solution Cortez Launches A Mental Health Forum Built for Horse People
Local Champion:
Best Practices Horse Summit
Date funded:
August 29, 2023
Grant Amount:
$10,000
Solution Staying Cool: AC Unit Helps a Learning Center in Cortez Thrive
Local Champion:
Unlimited Learning
Date funded:
August 28, 2023
Grant Amount:
$6,327

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