Garfield County awards six grants for the third quarter cycle |

Garfield County awards six grants for the third quarter cycle

Garfield County commissioners awarded $22,500 to six nonprofits in the third quarter grant cycle Monday. The grant fund has $38,500 for the final round of grants later this year.

Three organizations received $5,000, the maximum amount allowed:

  • Western Slope Veterans Coalition for ongoing services
  • Mt. Sopris Historical Society to improve the Thompson House and Museum in Carbondale
  • Colorado Mission of Mercy for an October dental clinic in Glenwood Springs

Three groups received $2,500 in grants:

  • National Finals Sheepdog Trials for the September event at the Strang Ranch
  • Aspen Community Foundation for the GlenX Career Expo in Rifle
  • Roaring Fork Music Society for continued programs

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