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Economy

Solutions and stories related to local economic prosperity.

Solution A New Mural Brings Vibrancy to Downtown Monte Vista
Local Champion:
Monte Vista local
Date funded:
August 18, 2023
Grant Amount:
$2,500
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
Solution Metal Awnings Improve Year-Round Access to Libby’s Shooting Range
Local Champion:
Lincoln County Shooting Complex c/o Lincoln County
Date funded:
August 10, 2023
Grant Amount:
$15,495
Story Agrovoltaics Offer Dual Use on Land Used for Solar Energy Development

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

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
Solution Taos Incentivizes Locals to Weigh in About Tourism
Local Champion:
Town of Taos
Date funded:
July 24, 2023
Grant Amount:
$2,500
Story Photo Essay: Unhoused Artists Thrive at Cortez’s Turquoise Raven Gallery

Through the No Fixed Abode program, a local gallery owner in Cortez is helping artists experiencing homelessness create and sell art.

Solution The Taos Plaza Will Remain Welcoming Amidst a Period of Construction
Local Champion:
Town of Taos
Date funded:
June 30, 2023
Grant Amount:
$10,000
Solution Talpa Community Market Reaches More Taoseños in its Second Year
Local Champion:
Talpa Community Center Association Inc.
Date funded:
July 30, 2023
Grant Amount:
$2,800
Solution A New Permanent Location Saves Customers From Playing Where’s Waldo With Lander’s Farmers Market
Local Champion:
Lander Valley Farmers Market
Date funded:
June 13, 2023
Grant Amount:
$2,915

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