CRMS receives $400,000 in grants |

CRMS receives $400,000 in grants

The Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale received $400,000 in grants from the Gates Family Foundation of Denver.CRMS received two grants and will use them to aid in construction budgets for a new classroom building and restoration of the school’s historic barn and a physical plant endowment.The grant comes at the end of a $5 million fund-raising campaign. The campaign, which began in February 2003, raised more than $4 million for the school. The grants are only awarded to independent, college-preparatory schools. CRMS is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a college-preparatory school.”We are very pleased that the trustees of the Gates Family Foundation are committed to quality education in Colorado,” said Andrew Menke, CRMS head of school. “These grant commitments come at a significant point in our campaign, and will help our volunteers, trustees and staff redouble our efforts as we approach our goal.”Contact Ivy Vogel: 945-8515, ext.

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