February 2022 E-News
Our CORE Giving Circle gathered in-person for the first time in two years to award more than $50,000 to 11 deserving nonprofits across our region. Donors reviewed 18 proposals requesting over $80,000. Below are the projects selected by members of the Giving Circle:
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies; Colorado River Cutthroat Trout Habitat Restoration, $4,000 – The Higher Ground Ranch, in the North Fork Valley, hosts almost four miles of riparian habitat and the landowner is working with the Bird Conservancy on a restoration plan across the ranch to improve habitat conditions for a myriad of wildlife, especially riparian restoration for trout.
Colorado Canyons Association; Exploring Collaborative Stewardship Models, $1,000 -This effort will bring several conservation organizations to the table and result in more strategic and collaborative concrete action steps for stewardship efforts throughout the region.
Colorado Discover Ability; Young Adult Summer Camp, $5,400 – Navigating young adulthood is challenging and can be particularly acute for young adults with disabilities. Young Adult Day Camp (ages 21-38) will provide the opportunity for individuals to continue to grow within a safe environment that connects them to themselves, others, and the natural world.
Colorado Public Radio; Tapped Out: Drinking Water and Environmental Justice, $2,500 – CPR News is collaborating with Institute for Nonprofit News and seven news organizations with national and regional reach to provide stories highlighting the issues at stake for tribal communities and the entire Colorado River Basin…
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