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The American Numismatic Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, has launched an effort to create a World War I commemorative dollar coin. The United States has honored the Civil War, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War on U.S. commemorative coins. There isn’t yet a World War I coin, which led ANA Numismatic… Continue Reading Springs association moves to create WWI coin

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COPPeR launches new Peak Arts fund

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The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region announced  the launch of its new Peak Arts Fund today. The fund is designed to increase funding for 15 area arts organizations and build partnerships between the business and the arts community. Businesses and employees can give to the fund. An annual donation of $60 or more… Continue Reading COPPeR launches new Peak Arts fund

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FirstBank contributed $4.2 million to more than 1,000  nonprofit organizations across the state in 2011. FirstBank Holding Company, the Lakewood-based holding company for the locally owned banking organization in Colorado, released the results today of its annual community investment program. Since 2000, FirstBank has donated more than $36 million to area nonprofits. “FirstBank invests heavily… Continue Reading FirstBank gives $4.2 million to nonprofits in 2011

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Goodwill move will take six weeks

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During the next six weeks, Goodwill will be moving its administrative offices and several service programs to a new campus at 1460 Garden of the Gods Road. The move starts March 9 and will be conducted in phases – primarily over the weekend – to avoid disruptions to programs and operations. When completed, the relocation… Continue Reading Goodwill move will take six weeks

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CPCD receives grants from Daniels Fund

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The Community Partnership for Child Development received a $25,000 Daniels Fund grant to support family services for the Colorado Preschool program. The program is offered to children 3 to 5 years old, and also helps their families receive education and support. CPCD serves 671 children in the program. The grant will be used to provide… Continue Reading CPCD receives grants from Daniels Fund

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El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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For the fifth time since the start of the economic downturn, El Pomar Foundation is distributing emergency funds to Colorado nonprofit organizations helping those who continue to struggle meeting basic needs. Throughout the state more than 150 nonprofit organizations that focus on direct human service support will receive grants totaling $1 million over the next… Continue Reading El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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The Wal-Mart Foundation has awarded a $59,000 grant to Catholic Charities which allowed for the purchase of a new Marian House Community Outreach truck. The truck will have both Catholic Charities and Wal-Mart brands and will deliver food and other needed items to the rural communities in Colorado. They plan to deliver to five food… Continue Reading Grant enables Marion House to take its mission on the road

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Goodwill part of “checkoff” campaign

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Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is one of 15 statewide nonprofits selected by the state legislature to participate in the “Checkoff Colorado” campaign. Citizens preparing their 2011 state income taxes will have the opportunity to contribute a portion of their returns to the “Goodwill Industries Fund” by checking the corresponding box next to the fund’s… Continue Reading Goodwill part of “checkoff” campaign

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The trustees of El Pomar Foundation met recently to consider grant proposals. They approved 57 grants totaling more than $1 million. The organizations receiving grants represent 26 counties across the state of Colorado. Front Range Grants American Council of Young Political Leaders – $60,000 Audio Information Network of Colorado – $10,000 Bonfils Blood Center Foundation… Continue Reading El Pomar issues $1 million in grants across state

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Resource Exchange outgrows Weber Street location

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The Resource Exchange has outgrown its site at 418 S. Weber Street and has put the building up for sale. The organization, a nonprofit that assists people with disabilities, saw 2,700 people last year and has grown its staff from 80 to 125 in the past three years. That growth has led The Resource Exchange… Continue Reading Resource Exchange outgrows Weber Street location

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