Grants available for Spring Board Aspen

Dear Editor:

Spring Board Aspen, an organization dedicated to fostering charitable giving and volunteerism in young Roaring Fork Valley residents, has begun its grant-making cycle for 2012. Since its inception in 1997, Spring Board Aspen has granted more than $450,000 to 60 different organizations in our community and provided thousands of hours of volunteer assistance.

In the coming weeks, we hope to reach out to both new and familiar organizations that might be searching for additional funding in support of their endeavors to enrich our communities in the greater Roaring Fork Valley. We are seeking applications from nonprofit organizations whose projects and initiatives involve the youth demographic in our area and promote civic engagement or volunteerism. The maximum grant request considered is $5,000. The board may choose not to grant the full amount requested and instead partially fund projects. In addition to granting money, Spring Board is committed to forging deeper relationships with our grantees through volunteer opportunities.

The deadline for grant application is June 15. All the necessary details can be found on our website at We would also like to invite all interested parties to join us on Facebook. Please email with any questions, or call Adam McCurdy, Grantmaking Committee chair, at 413-214-5211.

Members of Spring Board Aspen


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