S’thorne awards non-profits $63,000 | SummitDaily.com

S’thorne awards non-profits $63,000

SILVERTHORNE – The town of Silverthorne’s grant and sponsorship committee has awarded a total of $63,707.50 in cash grants, Silverthorne Recreation Center scholarships and free or in-kind use of the Silverthorne Pavilion and Silverthorne Parks and Recreation facilities to 38 local nonprofits. The 2006 grants are a result of a county-wide grant application process.”We are extremely conscious of the fact that local non-profits contribute greatly to the fabric of life in Silverthorne and Summit County,” said town manager Kevin Batchelder.The town of Silverthorne’s cash donations for 2005 totaled $19,000 to 22 nonprofits. In an effort to enhance the promotion of Silverthorne businesses and the community’s tourism reach, the Silverthorne Town Council has also budgeted $8,000 in funding assistance to the Silverthorne Visitor Information Center operated by the Outlets at Silverthorne. The town of Silverthorne’s in-kind use donations of the Silverthorne Pavilion are valued at $25,570 split among 16 nonprofits.”The Silverthorne Pavilion was built to serve as a community center,” said Maggie Butler, Pavilion Coordinator. “Silverthorne believes that one of the best ways to reach out to the community is to utilize and support our local non-profits. Together we can create events that build excitement, ownership and community pride.”Silverthorne also awarded $5,340 in-kind use of Rainbow Park to the High Country Soccer Association.In addition, the Silverthorne Recreation Center awarded 70 punch pass donations, waived facility rentals and scholarships in 2005 amounting to $5,797.50. Donations from the recreation center are primarily for Summit County youth related events and nonprofits. Please submit your letter of request at the Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Attn: Liz Hodson. Scholarship programThe Silverthorne Recreation Center’s scholarship program is designed to give the youth of Summit County, who have limited financial resources, the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. Scholarships are available for recreation center passes and punch cards and youth programs, such as swimming lessons, gymnastics classes and kids leisure classes. Applicants must live within Summit County and meet income standards used for the Free and Reduced School Lunch Program. A maximum of $200 per year, per family/applicant may be awarded based on availability of funds. For more information, contact Nancy Bomgardner at (970) 262-7377.Cash grant applicationsApplications for 2007 cash grant funding can be acquired by contacting Tonya Wallerich at (970) 262-7305. Applications for free or reduced rate of the Silverthorne Pavilion in 2007 can be obtained by contacting Maggie Butler at (970) 262-7390. The anticipated deadline for submission of all 2007 requests is Aug. 18. The town of Silverthorne’s cash donations for 2006 totaled $19,000 split among the following 22 non profits: – Breckenridge Music Institute $250- National Repretory Orchestra $275- Summit Historical Society $750- Summit Mountain Community Fair $1,500- Town of Frisco/ 4th of July Fireworks $1,000- Advocates of Victims of Assault $1, 000- Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center $500- Bristlecone Health Services $3,625- CASA of the Continental Divide $750- Colorado West Mental Health Summit Center $500- Family and Intercultural Resource Center $500- Northwest Colorado Legal Services $250- Summit County Care Clinic $2,000- Summit County Social Services, Church Fund $500- Summit Prevention Alliance $500- Timberline Adult Services & Disability Options $500- Early Childhood Options $1,000- Summit County Preschool $750- Lake Dillon Preschool $750- Friends of Eagles Nest Wilderness $100- Summit Recycling Project $1,000- Silverthorne Elementary $1,000Pavilion grantsThe town of Silverthorne’s in-kind use donations of the Silverthorne Pavilion is valued at $25,570 split among the following 17 nonprofits:- NWCCOG/Swan Mountain Rec. Path 40 percent discount and liquor valued at $1,200 – Summit Recycling Project, Inc. free use valued at $1,000 – National Repertory Orchestra free use valued at $3,100 – CDLT free use and liquor valued at $1,200 – Rotary free use valued at $1,000 – Summit Choral Society free use valued at $700 – Rotary 40 percent discount and liquor valued at $1,500 – Summit Writes/ Summit School System free use valued at $400 – Girl Scouts free use valued at $1,000 – Summit Concert Band two free uses valued at $1,200 – House with the Red Door free use and liquor valued at $1,750 – Breckenridge Music Festival free use valued at $700 – Salvation Army free use valued at $400 – Timberline Adult Day Services 40 percent discount valued at $1,200 – Lake Dillon Foundation for the Performing Arts 40 percent discount and free liquor valued at $2,500 – Alpenglow Music Festival 40 percent discount all seven days valued at $2,120

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