Colorado Group Realty Announces Charitable Foundation Grant Recipients

Posted by Laurie Peter — May 24, 2012

1337897280STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO—The Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation awarded a total of $13,000 in grants to seven local organizations Wednesday, May 23rd at, 12 p.m. at a gathering at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. This is another distribution of grants, which have totaled over $75,000 by the Charitable Foundation and is part of a continuous effort to support community-based programs.

“In order to support our local organizations, it is with great pleasure that each and every broker at Colorado Group Realty contributes to the Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation,” said Sharon Beaupre, Broker/Owner at Colorado Group Realty and CGR Charitable Foundation board member.













This summer’s recipients are: Community Agriculture Alliance, Friends of the Chief Foundation, Friends of the Yampa, Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center, Laurel Street School & Family Learning Center, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Routt County Habitat for Humanity, Routt County Search and Rescue, Steamboat Art Museum, Steamboat Springs Elementary Challenge Fund and Tread of Pioneers Museum.

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.

May 2012 Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation Recipients:

The mission of Community Agriculture Alliance is to preserve the agricultural heritage of the Yampa Valley by initiating, supporting and encouraging actions, programs and policies that mutually benefit and connect agricultural producers and consumers.

Friends of the Chief Foundation is a not-for-profit community based organization committed to the rehabilitation and revitalization of the historic Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Friends of the Yampa strive to protect and enhance the environmental and recreational integrity of the Yampa River, its basin, and its tributaries through stewardship, advocacy, partnerships, and education.

Humble Ranch Education & Therapy Center provides therapeutic activities for individuals with special needs, in a natural environment, outside the confines of a traditional hospital setting.

Laurel Street School & Family Learning Center is an early childhood educational facility that has enhanced the lives of Routt County children for over 40 years.

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps engages youth in the outdoors, inspiring them to use their strengths and potential to lead healthy, productive lives. They teach responsibility for self, community and environment through teamwork, service and experiential education.

Routt County Habitat for Humanity is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Together they partner with the local community to build or remodel simple decent homes for low-income families.

Routt County Search & Rescue is a volunteer organization that provides mountain search and rescue and other emergency assistance in Routt County.

The mission of the Steamboat Art Museum is to collect, preserve, and present fine art to the public, with a primary focus on the culture and heritage of Northwestern Colorado.

Steamboat Springs Elementary Challenge Fund has been established in partnership to help cover financial shortfalls in revenue as well as support new 21st Century Skills and programs in Steamboat Springs Elementary Schools.

Tread of Pioneers Museum is a not-for-profit historical institution that promotes an understanding and appreciation of the history of the Steamboat Springs area by collecting, preserving, exhibiting, interpreting, and sharing that history and heritage with audiences of all ages and interests.

About Colorado Group Realty

Colorado Group Realty, the largest 100% locally owned real estate firm in Steamboat Springs, operates 3 offices in the area. In 2006, the Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation was formed. Over $75,000 has been given to non-profit organizations in the Yampa Valley since. Their affiliate networksinclude: Luxury Real Estate, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, and Luxury Portfolio.

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