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Cortez

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

Solution Cortez Radio Station and Theater Turns Saturday Nights Into $aturday Nights for Local Businesses
Local Champion:
KSJD Community Radio
Date funded:
August 21, 2023
Grant Amount:
$23,100
Solution Athlete Safety Remains a Priority for Cortez Schools
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
August 21, 2023
Grant Amount:
$9,995
Solution An Irrigation Filter Helps a Cortez Orchard Use Water More Efficiently
Local Champion:
Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project
Date funded:
August 18, 2023
Grant Amount:
$3,000
Solution A Harvest Tool Lending Library Gives Cortez Growers A Little More Green
Local Champion:
Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project
Date funded:
August 11, 2023
Grant Amount:
$22,845
Story Agrovoltaics Offer Dual Use on Land Used for Solar Energy Development

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Story Small Town Cafe Years in the Making Opens with Community Support

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution E-Bikes for Seniors Reduce Transportation Barriers in Cortez
Local Champion:
4CORE
Date funded:
July 27, 2023
Grant Amount:
$28,242
Solution Repairs to a Cortez Preschool Entrance Create a Safer Drop-Off Location
Local Champion:
Trinity Lutheran Preschool Inc.
Date funded:
July 26, 2023
Grant Amount:
$5,200
Solution T-Shirts Build Community Among Pre-Kindergarteners in Cortez
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
July 25, 2023
Grant Amount:
$1,854
Solution A Map Helps Cortez Locals Find Murals—And Brings Business Downtown
Local Champion:
Cortez Retail Enhancement Association
Date funded:
July 24, 2023
Grant Amount:
$1,600

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