Basalt town government awards $30,000 to nonprofits

Staff report

The town of Basalt awarded $30,000 to nonprofit organizations or causes for 2018 out of its town-sharing fund.

The town government received 30 applications in the amount of $61,575. A committee of three council members went through the requests and awarded 25 grants last week. Another $5,000 was held in reserve for future requests.

The grants went to:

Alpine Legal Service, $2,000

Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment, $1,000

Aspen Dance Connection, $250

Aspen Music Festival, $500

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, $1,500

Aspen Valley Ski Club, $1,000

Bridging Bionics, $500

Catholic Charities and Community Services, $500

Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute, $200

Community Health Services, $900

Computers for Kids/Youth Entity, $1,000

English in Action, $2,000

Family Resource Center, $1,500

Family Visitor, $2,400

Home Care and Hospice of the Valley, $2,000

Lift Up, $2,000

Raising a Reader, $900

RESPONSE, $2,000

Roaring Fork Music Society, $300

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, $1,500

The Art Base, $3,000

The Freedom Center, $250

Valley Settlement, $2,500

Voices, $150

WindWalkers, $150


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