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Onward! Grant Cycle

Onward! A Legacy Foundation, in our dedication to the philanthropic health of Southwest Colorado, is opening our enhancement grant cycle for another year. 16 years of careful work and dedication has created a foundation where investors can easily and safely make philanthropic donations to investment funds which grow and provide income for non-profit efforts, Onward! continues to enrich the four corners community.

In 2017, Onward! awarded grants to 12 different non-profits in the four corners region. Grant winners included:

Four Corners Community Band, School Community Youth Collaborative, Mancos FoodShare, Hospice of Montezuma, Willowtail Nature Preserve & Education Center, Mancos Public Library, City of Dove Creek Recreation, Durango Cowboy Gathering, United Search & Rescue of Montezuma County, Montezuma County Public Health, Dolores River Boating Advocates, and San Juan Mountains Association.

The grant cycle for Onward! will open on Saturday, September 1 and close October 15.  Questions may be directed to grants@onwardfoundation.org. Short-term (maximum 1 year) grants ranging from $500 to $3000 will be disbursed this cycle. Four additional grant fund partners will participate in this grant cycle through Onward! to raise the level of giving to grant awardees.

Criteria to apply:

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Be a not-for-profit project or organization located in and providing services to Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, Archuleta or San Juan County, Colorado

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Have 501(c)(3) status

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Have an organizational structure that demonstrates professionalism and accountability (i.e. a board of directors or similar structure with some kind of governance)

4

Have well defined goals and a method for evaluating success for the grant activity proposed

Application Paperwork and Information

Applications due October 15 at 5 PM

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