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Economy

Solutions and stories related to local economic prosperity.

Solution Taos Locals Gain Greater Access to Hands-On Art Experiences
Local Champion:
The Paseo Project
Date funded:
March 29, 2023
Grant Amount:
$7,500
Solution New Fund Helps Lander Organizations Purchase Art for Community Events
Local Champion:
An individual
Date funded:
March 21, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,500
Solution Libby Brings Jobseekers and Employers Together with a Winter Job Fair
Local Champion:
Kootenai Heritage Council
Date funded:
January 23, 2023
Grant Amount:
$600
Solution Cortez Performers Build Connections at a Professional Conference
Local Champion:
Cortez Cultural Center
Date funded:
January 9, 2023
Grant Amount:
$2,000
Solution No More “What’s the Score?” with Lander’s New Scoreboard
Local Champion:
Lander LOBOS
Date funded:
November 30, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,000
Solution Lander Creatives Bring Art in the Afternoon Back to Life
Local Champion:
Lander Art Center
Date funded:
October 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$4,875
Solution Teddy Bears Made by Inmates Provide Comfort to Libby Kids and Money for Local Nonprofits
Local Champion:
Bears 'n Stuff
Date funded:
October 17, 2022
Grant Amount:
$275
Solution A Glow-In-The-Dark Art Installation Turns Cortez’s Sometimes Scary Alleys Into Must-Sees
Local Champion:
Cortez Rotary Club
Date funded:
October 11, 2022
Grant Amount:
$9,005
Solution A New Location Lets Obe’s Angels Find More Furry Cortez Residents Forever Homes
Local Champion:
Obe's Angels
Date funded:
October 7, 2022
Grant Amount:
$12,368
Story Pool Upgrade Ensures Bright Future for Local Swimmers—And Cortez

When the starting blocks at the city pool fell into disrepair, Cortez's local swim club's existence was uncertain. With LOR’s support the club upgraded the pool, which helped the team stay afloat and brought an economic boon to Cortez.

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