Community Service Grant applications available |

Community Service Grant applications available

Daily staff report
Eagle, CO Colorado

EAGLE, Colorado – Community Service Grant applications are now available for nonprofit organizations or community agencies intending to request funding from Eagle County’s 2010 budget. Applications are available at or via e-mail to Danielle Pieters at The deadline for completed submittals is 4 p.m. Oct. 21.

Special consideration for 2010 will be given to grants applying for the category of social capital/infrastructure, including:

• Self-sufficiency and economic support.

• Health care, including access, availability and special emphasis (dental, mental, substance abuse, etc.).

• Family services supporting quality of life.

• Independent living services to support seniors.

The application form includes questions concerning the future sustainability of each initiative and financial information on all sources of government funding received. Preference will be given to initiatives that support the basic services provided by the county.

Funding will be determined solely from the written application and is contingent upon available county funds. Submissions must include three, three-hole punched copies and should be sent to:

Community Service Grants

Attn: Danielle Pieters

Eagle County Government

PO Box 660

Eagle, CO 81631

In 2009, the Eagle County Board of Commissioners awarded $817,000 to local agencies, nonprofits and programs. Over 40 grant applications were received, totaling over $2 million. For more information, call Pieters at 328-8835.

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