Osteopathic Foundation gives eight local grants

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The Colorado Springs osteopathic foundation approved $95,000 in grants for eight local health and human service nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofits receiving the grants are:

-CASA’s dependency and neglect program,

-Early Connections Learning Center’s nutrition and health program

-Ecumenical Social Ministries’ mental health service;

- Mission medical Clinic’s chronic disease management clinic

- Open Bible Medical Center’s program for health care for low-income people

- StarFit Kids’ nutrition and fitness based curriculum

-Teller Senior Coalition’s programs

-TESSA’s counseling program.

The Osteopathic Foundation is a private, nonprofit group whose mission is to improve the well-being of the local community. It provides grants to community groups, and pays for the Osteopathic Medical Student Scholarship program.

The next deadline for grants is Feb. 6.