Denver, CO – During the first quarter of 2010, Rose Community Foundation awarded 60 grants totaling more than $1.1 million. Of this amount, $708,720 was awarded for 25 grants from Rose Community Foundation’s program areas to nonprofit organizations, government agencies and projects that support the health and well-being of the Greater Denver community. In addition, 35 grants totaling $409,017 were approved from donor-advised funds housed at the Foundation. Rose Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $157 million since its inception in 1995.
The Foundation’s board of trustees authorized the following grants between January 1, 2010 and March 31, 2010. Locations indicate the organization’s headquarters, not necessarily the geographic area served. Boulder Jewish News lists all of the grants made from the Foundation’s Jewish Life Program area as well as any other grants directly to Boulder County grantees.
Jewish Life Program Area
Hillel Academy of Denver (Denver): $60,000 for a fundraising plan and coaching for the organization’s staff and board.
Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman (Mamaroneck, NY): $800 as an honorarium for a presentation.
The Jewish Experience (Denver): $109,350 over two years to support new outreach educators that will assist families in deepening their connection to Jewish life.
Rose Community Foundation (Denver): $24,000 to assess and explore ways to enhance programs for Jewish teens in the Greater Denver area.
Child and Family Development Program Area
Boulder County Housing Authority (Boulder): $10,000 to help low-income families move toward self-sufficiency.
To see the complete list of grants from all program areas and the quarter’s grants from RCF Donor Advised Funds, click here for the full press release.