Inasmuch grants go to nine Springs nonprofits

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The Inasmuch Foundation gave $110,000 in grants to nine organizations in Colorado Springs.

Edith Kinney Gaylord founded Inasmuch to support charitable, scientific and educational causes in Oklahoma. The foundation carries on those interests by supporting education, health and human services and community enhancement around the nation.

Grants were awarded to:

– Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation – $25,000 to build the Lane Family Senior Health Center on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

– Colorado Springs Philharmonic received $20,000 for general support.

– The University of Colorado received $15,000 for scholarships for graduate students seeking certificates in nonprofit management or nonprofit fund development.

– Goodwill received $10,000 for certified nursing aide training, includes program staff salary, training tuition and materials and supplies for 60 students.

– The Griffith Centers for Children received $10,000 for online class support, giving eligible students the opportunity to enroll in courses while completing their therapeutic treatment.

– The Pillar Institute received $10,000 for operating support to provide educational programs targeted to the senior community in the Pikes Peak area.

– Tessa received $10,000 for its children’s program, providing safe housing nad meals, individual counseling, group and lay therapy, crisis line services and field trips.

– Mercy’s Gate received $5,000 for operating support to provide emergency crisis services to thos in need.

– Westside Cares received $5,000 to develop architectural renderings and other materials associated with the launch of a $2 million capital campaign.