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35 Ways to Improve Your Hometown

Found 35 of 35 total solutions
Education / Cortez An Educational Garden at Battle Rock Charter School Connects Students to Local Growing
Local Champion:
Battle Rock Charter School
Date funded:
May 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,322
Health / Lander New Office Equipment Helps Lander Free Medical Clinic Open its Doors
Local Champion:
Lander Free Medical Clinic
Date funded:
May 27, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,500
Transportation / Cortez Transportation Vouchers Help Montezuma County Residents Reach Medical Appointments
Local Champion:
Axis Health System
Date funded:
May 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$2,250
Engagement / Taos Young Taoseños Get Involved in Community Decisions by Digging Into Local Politics
Local Champion:
TK1
Date funded:
May 23, 2022
Grant Amount:
$30,000
Environment / Cortez A Free River Camp Connects Cortez Youth to the Outdoors—and Builds Relationships
Local Champion:
Dolores River Boating Advocates
Date funded:
May 6, 2022
Grant Amount:
$13,000
Health / Cortez Cortez Residents Fill a Gaping Need for Summer Activities for Kids
Local Champion:
Cortez community members
Date funded:
April 29, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,200
Environment / Taos Taos’ Tree Board Returns Shade to a Downtown Park by Planting Native Trees
Local Champion:
Taos Tree Board
Date funded:
April 28, 2022
Grant Amount:
$2,300
Health / Taos Taos Swim Club Makes Learning to Swim—and Competitive Swimming—Affordable for All
Local Champion:
Taos Swim Club
Date funded:
April 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$9,994
Economy / Lander Lander Businesses Explore Forming a Main Street Association With Help From Wyoming Experts
Local Champion:
Lander Main Street Association
Date funded:
April 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$500
Water / Cortez Kemper Elementary Adds Water Fountains to Keep Students Hydrated and Learning
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
April 22, 2022
Grant Amount:
$1,800
Health / Cortez Montezuma County Aims to Improve Staff Wellness With a Step Challenge
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
April 18, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,600
Education / Cortez Cortez Community Members Buoy Educators’ Spirits With a Thank-You Lunch
Local Champion:
Cortez Teacher Appreciation Committee
Date funded:
April 18, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,820
Health / Taos Taos Students Create Wellness Spaces to Combat Pandemic-Related Stress
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
April 4, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,400
Economy / Cortez Cortez Cultural Center Helps Local Artists Reach New Customers With E-Commerce
Local Champion:
Cortez Cultural Center
Date funded:
March 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$15,502
Environment / Cortez Wildlife Fencing Protects Crops in Cortez From Deer and Elk
Local Champion:
Montezuma Land Conservancy
Date funded:
March 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$25,000
Economy / Lander Local Videographer Raises Awareness About Lander’s Nonprofit Sector
Local Champion:
Topographic Media
Date funded:
March 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,445
Education / Cortez Southwest Open School Installs a Greenhouse That Supports Year-Long Growing
Local Champion:
Needful Provisions Inc. and Southwest Open School
Date funded:
March 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$13,608
Economy / Cortez Cortez’s New Swim Blocks Provide an Economic Boon
Local Champion:
Cortez Water Dragons
Date funded:
March 23, 2022
Grant Amount:
$29,995
Education / Taos Taos Youth Gain Experience in the Film Industry Through a State Competition
Local Champion:
NM Film Prize
Date funded:
March 22, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,160
Economy / Lander A Pilot Program Pairs Lander Artists With Nonprofits for Shared Benefit
Local Champion:
Lander Community Foundation
Date funded:
March 21, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,500
Education / Questa Volunteers in Questa Get a Boost from a Community Organizing Workshop
Local Champion:
Questa Economic Development Fund
Date funded:
March 16, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,700
Economy / Taos Student Artists Transform Utility Boxes Throughout Downtown Taos
Local Champion:
Downtown Taos
Date funded:
March 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$3,200
Economy / Cortez A New Cortez Business Center Provides Affordable Coworking and Office Space
Local Champion:
Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce
Date funded:
January 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$23,084
Health / Cortez Crisis Response Pilot Program Addresses Health Disparities in Cortez
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
December 29, 2021
Grant Amount:
$17,157
Health / Lander Wyoming Climbers Use Education to Reduce Human Waste at Crags
Local Champion:
Central Wyoming Climbers' Alliance
Date funded:
December 17, 2021
Grant Amount:
$2,410
Environment / Cortez Technology Improves Access to Mountain Biking for Cortez Youth
Local Champion:
High Desert DEVO
Date funded:
December 17, 2021
Grant Amount:
$2,140
Health / Lander Lander Launches a Free Medical Clinic to Serve the Uninsured
Local Champion:
Lander Free Medical Clinic
Date funded:
December 16, 2021
Grant Amount:
$1,200
Health / Taos Gym Equipment and Training Programs Improve Outcomes for Taos Student Athletes
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
December 10, 2021
Grant Amount:
$16,300
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Economy / Lander Lander Young Professionals Build Bonds and Help With Worker Retention
Local Champion:
Lander Young Professionals
Date funded:
December 2, 2021
Grant Amount:
$7,250
Health / Lander A Simple Storage Solution Helps Lander Hospice Patients Receive Free Equipment
Local Champion:
Anam Cara Giving
Date funded:
November 5, 2021
Grant Amount:
$11,653
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Environment / Cortez A Cortez Resident Reduces Reliance on Plastic Bags by Providing Reusable Options
Local Champion:
a cortez resident
Date funded:
September 30, 2021
Grant Amount:
$13,410
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Health / Taos Taos High School Eases Pandemic-Related Stress for Teachers With Recharge Rooms
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
September 24, 2021
Grant Amount:
$8,950
Housing / Taos Taos Invests in Research to Identify Ways to Create More Affordable Housing
Local Champion:
Taos Community Foundation
Date funded:
September 24, 2021
Grant Amount:
$10,000
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Health / Cortez Cortez’s Southside Garden Grows Greens and Community
Local Champion:
Good Samaritan Center
Date funded:
July 23, 2021
Grant Amount:
$1,500
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Environment / Lander A Vet-Led Spay and Neuter Program Helps Address Lander’s Feral Cat Problem
Local Champion:
Lander Spay and Neuter
Date funded:
June 6, 2021
Grant Amount:
$4,600

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