Inasmuch awards grants to 12 Springs nonprofits

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The Inasmuch Foundation will award $119,300 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations.

 

“In these difficult economic times, we believe it is imperative to support nonprofit organizations that recognize the importance of utilizing limited resources efficiently tonsure the continuity and, when possible, the expansion of services,” said Robert Ross, president and CEO of the foundation, which was founded in 1982 to support charitable, scientific and educational causes.

 

The nonprofit groups and grant amounts are:

  • $25,000 to the Colorado Springs School for restoration of windows
  • $20,000 to the Center for Nonprofit excellence for the training phase of the Standards for Excellence project
  • $15,000 to Community Partnership for Child Development for the Colorado Preschool Program.
  • $10,000 to FutureSelf for program support
  • $10,000 to Partners in Housing for general operating support
  • $10,000 to Peak Vista Community Health Centers
  • $10,000 to Pikes Peak Community Action Agency for general operating support
  • $5,000 to Franciscan Community Counseling for mental health counseling for the uninsured and the underinsured.
  • $5,000 to Greccio Housing for emergency necessities such as bus tickets, food, rent and utilities assistance
  • $5,000 to Westside Cares for direct services to clients, including rent, transportation and prescription assistance
  • $4,300 to Project Angel Heart for home-delivered meals for Colorado Springs residents living with life-threatening illnesses.