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Inasmuch Foundation announces $277,400 in grants

OKLAHOMA CITY – Inasmuch Foundation announced today the distribution of $277,400 in grants to 11 organizations serving Colorado Springs

Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community enhancement initiatives that enrich the quality of life for Oklahomans.  The foundation carries on its late founder’s interests in Colorado Springs by giving to nonprofits that are located in and directly serve the residents of the city.

Grants were awarded to organizations as follows:

  • $100,000 to Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra for Philharmonic Ventures, a five-year plan of festivals and events.
  • $100,000 to Pikes Peak Community College Foundation to equip simulation labs in order to enroll additional nursing students.
  • $25,000 to Care & Share Food Bank to provide food, partnering opportunities, and education to combat hunger and food insecurity in Southern Colorado.
  • $10,000 to Chamber Orchestra of the Springs for the public phase of the 35th Anniversary Campaign.
  • $10,000 to TESSA to purchase of two new servers and a technology update.
  • $10,000 to Trust for Public Land to support Panorama Park in Southeast Colorado Springs throughout the winter and spring of 2019-2020.
  • $7,500 to Colorado Springs Conservatory for scholarships for youth to attend CORE after-school programs.
  • $5,000 to Energy Resource Center to purchase carbon monoxide detectors to place in the homes of low-income families.
  • $5,000 to Special Kids Special Families for support for children from low-income backgrounds who cannot afford the cost of participation in Zach’s Place.
  • $2500 to Colorado Springs Dance Theatre for Pivot, an initiative to bring middle and high school students to a professional dance performance.
  • $2,400 to McAllister House Museum for repairs to floorboards in the library and for ultraviolet treatments to windows in the parlor and the library.

To learn more about Inasmuch Foundation, visit www.inasmuchfoundation.org or call 405-604-5292.

 

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