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Larimer County Natural Resources is proud to announce $18,764 in grants to support seven community and neighborhood projects that help educate and connect people to the land.  The awards were given to a wide range of organizations across Larimer County through the department’s Small Grants for Community Partnering program. Annually, $20,000 is set aside from the tax funds for grant awards each year. To-date, Larimer County has awarded $347,936 for 214 community and neighborhood projects. 

The 2021 grantees, projects, amounts and locations include:
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Larimer County Open Spaces, Age and Origin of Larimer County's Signature Stone: The Lyon's Sandstone, $2,977

  • Georgetown Townhomes HOA, Fort Collins, Georgetown Gardens, $3,000

  • Heart-J Center for Experiential Learning, Loveland, Heart-J Adventure Trail at Sylvan Dale Ranch, $3,000

  • Loveland Historical Society, Loveland, Mariano Medina Cemetery Site Improvements, $2,060

  • Loveland Youth Gardeners, Loveland, LYG Site Development, $3,000

  • Sproutin' Up, Fort Collins, CSA Farm Expansion, $3,000

  • Terry Shores HOA, Fort Collins, ADA Lake Access Project, $1,727  

Small Grants for Community Partnering is an initiative of Larimer County Natural Resources to disperse a portion of Help Preserve Open Spaces sales tax dollars for projects that:

  • Enhance natural areas

  • Create public linkages with existing open lands and parks

  • Offer opportunities for environmental education, outdoor recreation, or nature interpretation

  • Provide opportunities for people to connect with the land through agriculture or increased access to open spaces and natural areas

  • Develop new research on Larimer County open spaces

For more information about the program, contact Jennifer Almstead, grant program coordinator, at (970) 619-4569 or jalmstead@larimer.org, or visit https://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/small-grants

About Larimer County Department of Natural Resources
Natural Resources manages Larimer County’s great outdoor places, including magnificent open spaces and water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices. To learn more, visit www.larimer.org/naturalresources.
Published on: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 3:08pm
Contact Details:

Jennifer Almstead
Fund Development and Projects Specialist
Larimer County Natural Resources
(970) 619-4569
 

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