Who got what
The following organizations were awarded Summit Foundation grants Monday.
It is the foundation’s policy not to release grant amounts.
Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival – a grant to fund a free concert performance at the Silverthorne Pavilion during the August 2004 season.
Backstage Theatre – a grant to support the 2003-04 production season royalty costs and funding for Kids Play.
Breckenridge Music Institute – funding for the 2004 Music-in-the-Schools program, the Summer 2004 Music Education Camp Scholarships for Summit County and neighboring community students. Funding for these programs is provided by The Summit Foundation and the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Frisco Historical Society – funding to support the creation of a library/research area in the Schoolhouse Museum at the Frisco Historic Park.
Lake Dillon Foundation for the Performing Arts – a grant to support the Young People’s Theatre Workshop, two free Sunset at the Summit concerts during the summer of 2004 and the summer intern. Funding for these programs is provided by The Summit Foundation and the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
National Repertory Orchestra – funding to support the Education and Outreach program and to purchase and/or rent music.
Summit Choral Society – funding to purchase performance music.
Summit Concert Band – a grant to purchase music for the band and the orchestra.
Advocates for Victims of Assault – a grant to support continuing education for staff members, updating the training manuals, guest speakers and materials for volunteer trainings, to purchase training videos and books, support for the Court Advocate and support for a facilitator for the Latina Women’s Support Group.
Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center – a grant to fund scholarships for Summit County residents and neighboring community residents using programs at the BOEC, to purchase one monoski and backpacks. Funding also provided by the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Bristlecone Health Services – funding to support hospice and home health-care services, medication and supplies for the residents of the county.
CASA of the Continental Divide – a grant to support volunteer and staff training and education to provide Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children in juvenile dependency proceedings.
Colorado West Mental Health Summit County – support for mental health and substance abuse counseling for residents of Summit County.
The Huega Center – scholarship support for Summit County residents facing the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis to attend the “Can Do” program.
Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project – support for the local and toll-free telephone service to access legal information, education and referral services of the agency.
St. Anthony Health Foundation Flight for Life – funding to purchase a pulmonetics ventilator for use on the Summit County Lifeguard 2 helicopter.
Summit Community Care Clinic – a grant to support the ongoing coordination of the clinic and to continue the development of the Summit Community Care Clinic into a Community Health Center.
Summit County Government Department of Human Services CARE Network – a grant to support the CARE Network Web site information delivery system and for the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow.
Summit County Government Department of Human Services – a grant to continue the weekly new moms support groups for infants and toddlers up to 18 months old.
Summit County Government Department of Human Services Healthy Start Network – a grant for the collaborative efforts of Summit County Government Human Services, Public Health Nursing and the Family and Intercultural Resource Center to support the Healthy Start Network home visitation program and mental health support for families in the network.
Summit Prevention Alliance – funding to provide scholarships for new drivers to participate in the MasterDrive program, materials and equipment for the MasterDrive program, funding to provide tobacco cessation activities, funding to provide leadership skills and training for youth serving on community boards and committees and to support the 2004 Make a Difference Day.
Timberline Adult Day Services – to support the services provided at the center for patients needing adult day care and supervision, including exercise, activities and socialization as well as respite for the patient’s family members.
Western Colorado AIDS Project – funding to provide emergency financial assistance for rent and utilities for HIV-affected persons in Summit County.
Colorado Mountain College – support for the Current Affairs Speakers Forums.
Early Childhood Options – a grant to continue supporting a variety of programs including offering consumer and public education regarding quality child care, continued implementation of a Quality Rating Star System in collaboration with Educare of Colorado to measure and improve child care quality, to offer information regarding child care referrals to families whose first language is other than English and to offer extended-day preschool services to children in the Head Start program.
Fredy Bear Scholarship Fund – scholarship support for students participating in the Winter Activity Program at the county elementary schools.
Frisco Elementary School – funding to purchase supplementary materials for the reading program for the Home-School Reading Connection program designed to involve parents in the literacy education of their children. Funding also provided by the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Frisco Elementary School PTSA – a grant to provide needed maintenance at the Frisco Fun Ground. Funding also provided by the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Keystone Science School – scholarship support for Summit County students to attend the Science School’s Discovery Camp or Keystone Science Adventures programs.
Lake Dillon Preschool – a grant to support the information, advertising and marketing efforts of the preschool; the re-establishment of the Web site; staff training and to purchase art supplies, toys and playground equipment.
Little Red Schoolhouse – continued support of the capital campaign to build a new child-care facility at Vista Point which will expand the capacity and enhance the programs currently being offered. To date, the foundation has committed $100,000 to this project.
Outward Bound West – support for a minimum of three scholarships for youth from Summit County and neighboring communities to participate in Outward Bound courses during summer 2004. Funding also provided by the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Summit Day Camps – funding to support staff training, to purchase equipment and to support a variety of field trips for the children enrolled in the day camp programs throughout the year.
Continental Divide Land Trust – funding to support two programs: History of the Land – Giberson and Fiester history booklets and the education programs which provide information to the public regarding land preservation.
Friends of the Eagles Nest Wilderness – funds to support the design and development of a Web site and support for the Buffalo Mountain trail relocation and revegetation project.
Summit Recycling Project – a grant to purchase a storage shed, safety equipment and supplies and to support staff training for the initial setup of an ongoing Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program at the Summit County landfill.
High Country Soccer Association – a grant to support scholarships for youth participating in the Little Kicker, Junior Passer, Spring and Fall Intermediate leagues and the Summit Strikers soccer programs.
Snowboard Outreach Society – funding to continue the SOS University program in the Summit School District and to support the SOS Learn to Ride program in Summit County. The program is designed to not only teach snowboarding but to encourage five core values: courage, discipline, integrity, wisdom and compassion.
Summit High Blue Line Club – funding to purchase ice time for the Summit High School hockey team.
Summit Hockey – a grant to purchase ice time and to provide scholarships for Summit Hockey participants. A portion of this grant is in the form of a matching grant to help raise additional funds through community support.
Summit Huts Association – funding to allow the Summit School District and other Summit County nonprofit organizations access to Summit Huts facilities for educational programs and to purchase sleeping bags. Funding also provided by the Lenzmeier/Williams Advised Fund.
Grand County Historical Association – a grant to clean, perform interior renovations and improve the electrical wiring in the Oaks Homestead House located in the Kremmling Heritage Park.
Park County School District – a grant to support the Parents as Teachers program in Park County serving 120 children and families.
– Special to the Daily
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