Colorado Group Realty Announces its Sixth Round of Charitable Foundation Grant Recipients

Posted by Laurie Peter — March 15, 2011

1300204581STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO—The Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation awarded a total of $11,000 in grants to nine local organizations Thursday, March 10th at a gathering at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. This is the sixth distribution of grants totaling over $60,000 by the Charitable Foundation and is part of a continuous effort to support community-based programs.

This winter’s recipients are: Grand Futures, Habitat for Humanity, Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign, Humble Ranch, Partners in Routt County, Routt County Riders, Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports, Summer Concert Series and Yampatika.

The Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation was established in 2006 in order to provide a means to give back to the community. In addition to donations made at the time of real estate transactions, employees, managers and matching funds from client and public donations, can also contribute to the foundation. The goal of the Charitable Foundation is to support a wide range of community based programs related to human services, the arts, education, western heritage, the environment and recreation.

The past recipients were: Advocates Against Battering and Abuse, Boys & Girls Club, Born Free Wildlife Rehabilitation, Colorado West Mental Health Inc., Communidad Integrada, The Community Agriculture Alliance, Emerald City Opera, Family Development Center, Hayden Heritage Center, Healthcare Foundation of the Yampa Valley, Heritage Park Preschool, Historical Society of Oak Creek & Phippsburg, Hospice Services of Northwest Colorado, Historic Routt County!, Laurel Street School & Family Center, Lift-Up of Routt County, Northwest Colorado VNA, North Routt Community Charter School, North Routt Preschool, Partners in Routt County, Perry Mansfield, Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Routt County Alcohol & Drug Council, Routt County Search and Rescue, South Routt Early Learning Center, Steamboat Art Museum, Steamboat Springs Community Band, Steamboat Springs Montessori, The Nature Conservancy, The Steamboat Springs Youth Orchestra, Totally Kids, Inc., Tread of Pioneers Museum, Western Heritage Bronze Statue, Yampa Valley Autism Program, Yampa Valley Stream Improvement Charitable Trust, Yampatika, Young Tracks, Inc. and The Wyman Museum.

1300204713March 2011 Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation Recipients:

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition provides a framework for the community to create and promote positive, healthy lifestyles as alternative choices to substance abuse for youth.

Since 1999, Routt County Habitat for Humanity has been building and remodeling simple, safe, affordable homes with families in need throughout Routt County.

Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign is an effort to raise money to upgrade the facilities at Howelsen Hill.

Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center provides individuals with varied abilities, therapeutic and educational opportunities in the heart if a working ranch.

Partners in Routt County is a youth mentoring organization whose mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of youth of Routt County by facilitating one-to-one partnerships between adult volunteers and youth.

Routt County Riders is a bicycle advocacy group representing the local cycling community.

Recreational opportunities for people with disabilities are offered through Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports (STARS).

The Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series produces an annual summer music series that is free to the public and provides enjoyment for both local residents and visitors.

Yampatika was founded in 1992 by community members who saw a need for environmental interpretation in the Yampa Valley.

About Colorado Group RealtyColorado Group Realty, the largest 100% locally owned real estate firm in Steamboat Springs, has a deep commitment to improve the quality of life in the Yampa Valley. The company operates 4 offices in the area.

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