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.