City taking grant applications for arts nonprofits

Staff report

The city of Aspen is accepting grant applications from area arts and community nonprofits for funding in 2017.

“Nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to working together to strengthen the quality of life in the Roaring Fork Valley are eligible to apply,” the city said in a statement.

The city provides funding support to private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Grant requests are reviewed by a citizen grant committee that makes funding recommendations to City Council.

For more information or to receive a grant application, contact Lauren Clausen in the Finance Department at 970-920-5040 or visit

The deadline for completed applications is 4 p.m. Aug. 1. Late applications will not be considered.