The Steering Committee of the newly established Ouray County Community Fund met in October to review applications and award $15,000 in grants to fourteen nonprofit organizations that serve Ouray County. The fund received over $36,000 in grant requests and committee member Francie Tisdel noted “there is always more need than we have funding for, but our hope is to grow this fund so that the many organizations that serve Ouray County can be supported now and well into the future.” ¬†Grants were distributed to the following organizations:

  • Friends of the Wright Opera House
  • Ouray County Housing Authority
  • Ouray County Arts Association
  • Ouray County Food Pantry
  • Ouray County Historical Society
  • Ouray County Performing Arts Guild
  • Ouray Public Library
  • Ouray Mountain Rescue Team
  • Ridgway Chautauqua/Sherbino Theater
  • Ridgway Community Gardens
  • Ridgway Spirit Fest
  • Top of the Pines
  • Voyager Youth Program
  • Weehawken Creative Arts

Read more about the Ouray County Community Fund in the OCCF Brochure