Basalt gives $52,400 in grants | AspenTimes.com

Basalt gives $52,400 in grants

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

BASALT ” When the Basalt Town Council approved the first reading of a general fund budget for $7.48 million earlier this month, 73 arts, cultural and social or service organizations scored $52,400 in grants.

Basalt had requests from 75 groups and doled out 72 grants, according to a memo by town finance director Judy Tippetts. The amount of grants climbed slightly from $47,573 last year, the memo said.

Following is a list of the grant recipients and the amounts they received:

Acccess Roaring Fork, $750; Alpine Legal Services, $500; Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment, $350; Animcal Rescue Foundation, $500; Aspen Camp School for the Deaf, $500; Aspen Choral Society, $250; Aspen Counseling Center, $1,000; Aspen Cycling Club, $100; Aspen Dance Connection, $750; Aspen Filmfest, $500; Aspen Music Festival, $250; Aspen Santa Fe Ballt, $500; Aspen Valley Ski Club, $1,250; Aspen Writers Foundation, $750; Aspen Youth Center, $500.

Basalt Chamber of Commerce for River Days festival, $4,000; Basalt Family Resource Center, $2,000; Basalt High School Art Department, $900; Basalt High School Counseling, $500; Basalt High School Foreign Language program, $650; Basalt High School Media Center, $600; Basalt High School Outdoor Education, $500; Basalt High School Project Education, $1,750; Basalt High School Social Studies, $250; Basalt High School Planeteers, $500; Basalt Middle School WIT Academy, $250.

Basalt-Midvalley Kiwanis, $250; Basalt Regional Historical Society, $2,500; Buddy Program, $750; Carbondale Clay Center, $250; Carbondale Senior Housing, $1,000; Catholic Charities, $500; Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute, $750; Challenge Aspen, $250; Columbine Home Health, $750; Community Health Initiatives, $500; Community Health Services Inc., $500; Community Office for Resource Efficiency, $500; Computers for Kids Foundation, $500.

Donor Direct, $500; Eagle County Adult Services, $1,000; Earthbeat Choir, $500; English in Action, $1,000; Executive Service Corp., $500; Family Visitor Program, $1,000; Forest Conservancy, $500; Basalt Girl Scout Troop, $500; Chipeta Girl Scout Troop, $500; Habitat for Humanity, $250; Junior Achievement of the Roaring Fork Valley, $600; KDNK public radio, $500; Mid-Valley Seniors, $1,000; Mountain Valley Developmental Services, $750.

Pathfinders, $500; Planned Parenthood, $600; Ranch Good Days, $250; Reach Out and Read Colorado, $250; Roaring Fork Conservancy, $500; Roaring Fork Leadership, $500; Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association, $100; Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, $1,750; Rock Bottom Ranch, $500; St. Peters of the Valley, $250; Basalt Elementary School ” Science in the Schools, $750; Spellbinders, $750; Synphony in the Valley, $250.

Theatre Aspen, $250; True Media Foundation, $250; Wilderness Workshop, $250; WindWalkers ” Equine Assisted Learning, $500; and Wyly Community Art Center, $3,500.


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