Core Fund Aids Nonprofits

The Daily Sentinel, December 18, 2021—Because of generous donors, 11 nonprofit organizations received a total of $50,900 in grants from the Western Colorado Community Foundation’s CORE Fund.

The fund identifies organizations and provides financial support for conservation, outdoor recreation, and environment projects.

  • Bird Conservancy of the Rockies; Colorado River Cutthroat Trout Habitat Restoration, $4,000
  • Colorado Canyons Association; Exploring Collaborative Stewardship Models, $1,000
  • Colorado Discover Ability; Young Adult Summer Camp, $5,400
  • Colorado Public Radio; Tapped Out: Drinking Water and Environmental Justice, $2,500
  • Colorado West Land Trust; Monument ...
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Wildlife, watershed benefit from land trust initiative

The Daily Sentinel, November 13, 2021–Wildlife and the watershed in the Glade Park/Piñon Mesa area will benefit from a new landscape restoration initiative being undertaken by the Colorado West Land Trust thanks to a grant of about $380,000.

The land trust hopes the project will help make some of the lands in the Little Dolores River watershed more resilient in the face of extended droughts and a warming and drying climate. It received the grant from the National Fish and Wildlife ...

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Colorado West Land Trust Receives Grant to Remotely Monitor Properties During Time of COVID

Colorado West Land Trust has received a grant enabling it to use remote technologies, such as satellite and aerial imagery, to monitor conservation properties as an alternative to in-person monitoring. Keep It Colorado, a nonprofit coalition of conservation partners that includes Colorado West Land Trust, awarded the grant. Keep It Colorado received investments of $155,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)’s Resilient Communities program and the Gates Family Foundation and re-granted the funds to 12 land trusts across ...

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