Recipients were selected through a competitive grant application process.
Advocates of Lake County: Awarded $2,400 to support leasing or purchasing a printer for their office to allow staff to complete the work necessary to grow the Advocates’ services and programs.
Bright Start Learning Center: Awarded $5,000 to fund operating costs associated with running an early childhood education center for Lake County children. Awarded $3,500 for teacher professional development and new outdoor educational play equipment to support healthy play and development for young children.
Cloud City Conservation Center: Awarded $1,043 to support materials purchases for the Quick Fix program that operates in conjunction with the Residential Energy Efficiency Program.
Friends of the Lake County Public Library: Awarded $2,407 for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) “maker” materials to allow for expanded year-round programming for the youth in our community.
Friends of Twin Lakes: Awarded $719 to purchase one Kitchen Aid 46 Energy Star dishwasher for fire engine two.
Full Circle of Lake County: Awarded $1,620 to support staffing and purchase snacks for the Outdoor Leadership Club.
Lake County Search and Rescue: Awarded $588 to assist with purchasing jackets and to fully fund the purchase of uniform long-sleeved shirts for Search & Rescue volunteers.
Lake County Senior Center: Awarded $2,500 to purchase a commercial grade dishwasher for the Senior Center.
Leadville Cross-Country Ski Council: Awarded $1,500 for grooming and maintenance costs for the 2019/2020 cross country ski season at the Mount Massive Golf Course.
Mineral Belt Trail Committee: Awarded $1,600 to fully fund the Rio Grande road bed ownership efforts for the Mineral Belt Trail Fairview Loop expansion.
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum: Awarded $1,100 to highlight historic features of the city, mining district, and surrounding mountains through creation of one educational art panel for the Museum’s outdoor balcony.
Planned Pethood Leadville: Awarded $1,523 for medical equipment and veterinarian services to assist low-income families with medical services for their pets.
Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation: Awarded $1,500 to support video and dance artist workshops during the 2019 summer season’s youth arts learning lab pilot project.