Spurred by COVID-19 concerns, LOR helps the Lander community bring a bevy of shop local initiatives to life, including a winter pop-up market that’s easy to replicate with a new, downloadable LOR toolkit.
With food insecurity growing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, an accessible and free pantry is helping to alleviate hunger.
This northern New Mexico village’s new firewood processor will help build an economy around forest health and support essential community programs.
Using a Habitat for Humanity model, a small Wyoming group coordinates volunteer crews to help repair veterans’ homes.
As communities across the rural Mountain West race the clock to ensure a complete census count, the LOR Foundation commits $100,000 in Instagrant funding to help them.
A revolving loan fund helps legacy families fix and rent their historic homes, adds affordable housing, creates jobs, and draws-in newcomers to the community.
Offering career training, small business support, and wrap-around services, HIVE garners national attention as it applies for federal funding and helps a rural economy go digital.
An art exhibition in Taos brings life and vibrancy back to main street.
Taos MainStreet pairs local businesses with web developers to launch or improve their e-commerce capabilities in response to COVID-19.
An emerging platform helps volunteers to address food security, shelter, access to masks, and meet other community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Farmers and outdoor enthusiasts partner to build trails for recreation and economic growth in the San Luis Valley.
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