Area groups now accepting grant requests for 2009 |

Area groups now accepting grant requests for 2009

The Summit Foundation, Summit County Government and the towns of Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco and Silverthorne remind nonprofit organizations that they are now accepting grant applications for their Fall review of grant request for 2009 projects from organizations.

The application submission deadline is noon on Friday, Aug. 22. Any organization planning to submit an application may download the funding application and guidelines at any of the towns or The Summit Foundation websites,,,,, or

Applications are accepted from Summit County nonprofit organizations, which are tax exempt under the provisions of Section (501)(c)(3) and 170 (b)(1)(A)(i.V.I.) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Summit Foundation is also accepting applications from organizations for programs or projects in the neighboring communities of Alma, Fairplay, Buena Vista, Leadville and Kremmling. Applications and guidelines are available to be picked up at the town offices, the County Courthouse or The Summit Foundation at 108 North French Street, Breckenridge.

Requests for the application and guidelines or any questions can be addressed to the following individuals:

– Town of Breckenridge, Kim DiLallo, (970) 453- 3187, ext. 1;

– Town of Dillon, Jan Thomas, (970) 262-3406;

– Town of Frisco, Amy Stoehrmann, (970) 668-5276, ext. 3028;

– Town of Silverthorne, Becky Hodgell, (970) 262-7305;

– Summit County Government, Glenice Bowman, (970) 453-3402; and

– The Summit Foundation, Lee Zimmerman, (970) 453-5970;

Please note the application submission deadline of Friday, Aug. 22, at noon.

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