Altrusa provides $10,050 in Grants

As we wrap up our 2009/2010 fiscal year, Altrusa of Montrose is pleased to report that we funded $10,050 in grant requests to organizations in our region.  This does not take into account all the other service projects and other pre-designated grants and scholarships provided by our many Service committees.

2009/2010 Grants

American Leg. Aux. #73 Girls State - $300 - Help send three participants to Girls State
BC Boys & Girls Club Keystone Group - $250 - Keystone Group trip to National Conference
Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club - $500 - One-time request for emergency operating funds
Bosom Buddies - $500 - Event sponsor
Camp Brainiac - $250 - Supplies and operating costs
Christ's Kitchen - $500 - General financial support for program
Community Options - $500 - General financial support for program
Dolphin House - $500 - General financial support for program
Dream Catcher Therapy Center - $200 - Equine-assisted therapy program expenses
Habitat for Humanity - $500 - Assist with ReStore storage expansion
Hospice Camp Good Grief art supplies - $225 - Camp Good Grief art supplies
MAPA Trivia Night - $80 - Sponsor Altrusa team in Trivia Night fundraiser
MHS Choral Group - $500 - Assist with travel expenses for $19 students to NYC
MHS Graduation Party - $300 - 2010 Graduation party for MHS seniors
MHS Knowledge Bowl - $100 - Sponsor Altrusa team in Knowledge Bowl fundraiser
Monte de Rosas Festival - $250 - General financial support for event
Montrose Animal Protection Agency (MAPA) - $50 - Donation toward spay/neuter assistance program
Montrose Arts Council - $200 - Central City Opera middle school mini-performance
Montrose Community Dinners - $500 - Presenting Sponsor
Montrose Rotary Club Fireworks display - $100 - Help defray cost of fireworks
Montrose After School Program - $500 - General financial support for program
Northside Elementary recycling field trip - 95 - Transportation costs (bus rental and driver)
Partners Challenge Bike Ride - $200 - General financial support for event
RSVP - $1,700 - Purchase new computer system
San Juan Western Heritage Festival - $500 - Co-sponsor event
Women & Childrens Health & Safety Fund (V-Day) - $500 - Underwrite venue for Vagina Monologues performance
Youth Appreciation Day - $250 - General financial support for event

Thanks to our wonderful Montrose community for the donations and participation in Altrusa's fundraising events each year.  Your contributions make it possible for us to support worthwhile organizations such as the ones we helped this past year.

For information on applying for a Grant from Altrusa, please see this article.

To make a tax-deductible donation to Altrusa Club of Montrose CO Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, look for the Donate button in the left column of this page.

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