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Vail Valley groups get grants from county

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado Vail Valley nonprofits, agencies and other programs will get $817,000 this year in grants from the Eagle County Board of Commissioners. The grants were awarded in three categories: economic, environmental and social services. Over 40 grant applications were received, totaling over $2 million. The board funded $895,947 in grants in 2008.Many of these agencies are offering services the county would consider providing, if another organization was not already doing it, said Commissioner Peter Runyon. The grant awards represent a variety of programs that serve a large cross-section of the community.The grant funding will be finalized as part of the first supplemental budget resolution, scheduled to occur in February. Economic Category:Habitat for Humanity $ 50,000 Bravo! $ 6,000 Economic Council/Vail Symposium $ 20,000 Town of Avon Fireworks $ 6,000 NRC Broadcasting $ 4,000 Vail Valley Medical Center $ 7,400 Eagle/Gypsum Fireworks $ 6,000 Wyly Art Center Roaring Fork $ 2,000 Wild West Days $ 2,700 Basalt HS Project Graduation $ 1,000 Battle Mountain HS Project Graduation $ 1,000 Eagle Valley HS Project Graduation $ 1,000 Minturn Community Fund $ 3,150 Town of Basalt Basalsa Days $ 6,000 Iron Kids Triathlon $ 10,000 Undefined $ 23,750 Total: $150,000Environmental Category:Mid Valley Trails Roaring Fork $ 25,000 Eagle River Watershed $100,000 Nordic Ski Group $ 10,000 Undefined $ 15,000 Total: $150,000Social Services Category:Salvation Army $ 25,000 Catholic Charities $ 27,300 Bright Future Foundation $ 40,000 Colorado West $ 35,000 Detox & Crisis $ 30,802 Basalt Family Center $ 5,000 Eagle Care Medical $ 10,000 Mountain Valley Developmental Services $ 20,000 Buddy Program $ 7,000 Eagle Co Youth Collaborative $ 132,300 Last Call Comm Health $ 42,000 Aspen Camp $ 1,500 New America School $ 20,000 Basalt School Health Cntr $ 15,000 Access Roaring Fork $ 5,000 Vail Valley Charitable Fund $ 5,250 Northwest Legal Services $ 4,000 The Samaritan Center $ 10,000 CASA $ 3,000 Total: $ 438,152YCC Program:Youth Conservation Corps $ 29,000 Total: $ 29,000ECO Youth Ridership:Youth Ridership program $ 50,000 Total: $ 50,000Summary of Totals:Economic Category $ 150,000 Environmental Category $ 150,000 Social Category $ 438,152 YCC $ 29,000 ECO Youth Ridership $ 50,000 Total Funded 2009: $ 817,152


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