News: Strategic Grant


Rocky Mountain Microfinance Institute

$150,000 | Awarded: 2019

To build foundational support for integrated and expanded technology solutions, implement a remote coaching program, and begin tracking and reporting evidence of social return


KUTE, Inc.

$15,000 | Awarded: 2019

To expand KSUT Tribal Radio signal to key Native American communities in the Four Corners region


Groundwork Denver Inc.

$40,000 | Awarded: 2019

To support the Bear Creek watershed project and its expansion to northeast Denver


West Colfax Business Improvement District

$60,000 | Awarded: 2019

To continue community engagement and develop strategies to ensure that the Colfax Clover redevelopment project is responsive to community needs and inlcudes planning and


Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust

$40,000 | Awarded: 2018

An operating grant, in support of the organization’s large-scale conservation work in the San Luis Valley Focus Landscape


CityCraft Foundation

$42,000 | Awarded: 2018

To advance and accelerate the goals of the Sun Valley Food Access Collaborative in order to capture food-related economic opportunities emerging during the redevelopment



$150,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support outreach and pre-development planning activities at the Space to Create sites in Trinidad, Ridgway, and Paonia


Heart J Center for Experiential Learning

$30,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support an innovative Alternative Transfer Methods demonstration project and its potential to serve as added leverage for expanding the scope and scale of