Nonprofits ring in New Year with $30,000 in grants from Basalt
The Basalt town government said Happy New Year to 19 nonprofit organizations that were selected for a total of $30,000 in grants for 2019.
The town establishes a discretionary fund nearly every year and solicits applications for funding. A special committee selects the winners.
This year there were 37 applications for $72,600. The awarded grants ranged from $300 to $3,000. The selection committee banked $5,000 for special needs that may arise next year.
Here is a list of recipients:
Access After School, $2,500
Alpine Legal Services, $2,500
Aspen Hope Center, $2,500
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, $1,000
CASA of the Ninth, $800
Catholic Charities and Community Services, $2,000
English In Action, Adult Literacy Action, $2,000
Family Resource Center, $1,000
Family Visitor, $3,000
Raising a Reader, $1,000
Roaring Fork Music Society, $1,500
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, $2,500
Roaring Fork School Health Center, $2,000
Science in Schools, Basalt Elementary, $1,000
The Arts Center at Willits, $1,000
The Art Base, $1,000
Theatre Aspen School, $300
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