During the third quarter of 2010, Rose Community Foundation awarded 110 grants totaling more than $2.3 million. Of this amount, $2,119,743 was awarded for 54 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, 56 grants totaling $187,914 were approved from donor-advised funds housed at the Foundation. Rose Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $163 million since its inception in 1995.
These agencies in the greater Boulder area received grants:
Boulder Jewish Community Center (Boulder): $800 to support a community-wide school supply drive for low-income families.
University of Colorado at Boulder, Program in Jewish Studies (Boulder): $76,474 over three years to enhance and expand communications, donor and alumni relations, and Jewish educational programs for the community.
CareConnect (Boulder): $20,000 for three programs helping older adults: Carry-Out Caravan, Fix-It Program and Medical Mobility.
The Inn Between of Longmont (Longmont): $5,000 for life-skills classes and an after-school education center for transitional housing residents.
Intercambio de Comunidades (Boulder): $10,000 for an English language education program targeted to Spanish-speaking immigrants to provide financial education, job preparation, and small business development skills in Boulder county.
St. Vrain Family Center (Longmont): $8,000 for a parenting program to prevent child abuse and neglect.
For a complete list of grants, visit rcfdenver.org/pr_qtr0310_111110.htm.