Total Lifetime Grants Awarded

2022 Grant Recipients

Organization Name

Grant Award

Project Description

Crowley County Area:

Olney Springs Lady Lions $500.00 Fix and replace the Christmas decorations

Colorado Springs Area:

Special Olympics Colorado $500.00 Funds will offset facility usage fees for sports teams in Southeast Region.

Fowler Area:

Blackburn-Dennis Community Center $750.00 Purchase 7 5-gallon buckets of white clastomeric coating for sealing the roll roofing.
Fowler Historical Society $500.00 Purchase a book-binding machine with combs & offset higher utility expenses
Friends of the Fowler Cemetery $1,000.00 Purchase a kiosk information board to place 500+ names of veterans buried in the Fowler Cemetery, and the 5 KIA whoa re buried at Sea/other locations.
Fowler High School Biology Dept. $750.00 Purchase new incubator and test tube racks.
Fowler High School Football $250.00 Equipment for football team including helmet repairs, practice & game uniforms, footballs, & other needs.
Fowler High School, Annual Pub $500.00 Purchase a third camera for students to use.

Las Animas Area:

Las Animas Public Library $750.00 Purchase and stock Little Free Libraries in Bent County
Bent County Historical Society $1,000.00 Update the computer system including a color printer/scanner in the research library.
Bent County $250.00 Funding to “cushion” to pick up any extra gifts that aren’t filled or add additional gifts as needed for Christmas Angel program.
Sole Provider $250.00 Purchase shoes & socks for needy students-Bent County Schools

La Junta Area:

Ark Valley Community Concert Assn. $500.00 Funds will finance the performance of the Backtrack Vocals group.
La Junta Primary School $250.00 Purchase clothing, hygiene products, parent educational, and involvement sessions.
Ark Valley Resource Center $500.00 Funds will support the children’s program, which includes peer counseling for children that witness domestic violence
16th Judicial District Juvenile Diversion Program $250.00 Funds will be used to purchase rewards to be given to participants who successfully compete various community services activities. Rewards can include gift cards for food and beverages, medals, certificates, and inspirational materials.

Manzanola Area:

Town of Manzanola $250.00 Funds will buy paint and some minor repairs and will purchase a few glass display cases.
Manzanola United Methodist Church $500.00 Funds will be used to restock the blessing bank with food, toiletries, and sundries.
Manzanola Civic Club, Inc.-Cemetery Project $500.00 Fix broken chain link fence, rehab kiosk, clean and build a concrete wall to direct drainage away from graves.

Rocky Ford Area:

Friends of Historic SE Colorado $500.00 Install security glass in 6 windows of the schoolhouse.
Pioneer Christian School $500.00 Construction of a handicap access ramp to the school gymnasium.
Tri-County Family Care Center, Inc. 250.00 Purchase 12 Car Seats & 25 Digital Thermometers

Outlying Areas

Family Health West Foundation-Fruita, CO $500.00 Re-supply the “Care cart” which provides comforting items at no cost to patients at the hospital
Youth Club of Trinidad $250.00 Purchase 15 yoga mats, cooking materials, science kits, and art supplies.
Cappella Pueblo West $250.00 Funds will be used to replace dishes that have been broken and utensils that have gone missing over the years.