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The Salvation Army announced today that it has received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support The Salvation Army’s R.J. Montgomery New Hope Center, the organization’s downtown homeless shelter at 709 S. Sierra Madre St. “This gift will enable us to continue services to those most in need in Colorado Springs,” said Major Don Gilger,… Continue Reading Put that in your kettle

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The Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra Foundation has given $500,000 to the Bee Vradenburg Foundation to disperse in support of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. CSSO Foundation Board Chair Mary Ellen McNally said transferring the money to the Bee Vradenburg Foundation was the “perfect” way to ensure responsible management and disbursement of money in future years. The… Continue Reading CSSO Foundation gives $500,000 for Philharmonic support

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The free downtown shuttle service could come to an end early next year. The city’s public transportation arm, Mountain Metropolitan Transit, had planned to pay for the shuttle’s operation cost starting in 2008, but proposed 2008 public transportation cuts to cover a $1.3 million budget shortfall include eliminating the shuttle service. Proponents of the free… Continue Reading Downtown shuttle service on the chopping block

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Webster University gets $10 million gift

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St. Louis-based nonprofit Webster University, which has two campuses in Colorado Springs, has received a $10 million donation from former U.S. Ambassador George H. Walker III. The gift is the largest single donation in Webster’s 92-year history. Walker cited Webster’s “tremendous international outreach” as the motivation for the donation. “Having served abroad in Hungary for… Continue Reading Webster University gets $10 million gift

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Energy Outreach Colorado plans to distribute $9.36 million statewide through its 2007-08 programs to help households afford home energy. The money which Energy Outreach raises through thousands of donations from individuals, foundations, corporations and government sources, includes: $5.4 million for energy assistance payments contributed to a statewide network of 100 assistance agencies that operate year… Continue Reading $9.3 million for state energy assistance this year

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The El Pomar Foundation has awarded Colorado College a grant of $10 million – the largest single gift in the college’s 133-year history. The grant will pay for building projects and financial aid for students, including continuing the foundation’s history of support for hockey scholarships and El Pomar Scholars. The gift comes just as Colorado… Continue Reading El Pomar gives $10 million to Colorado College

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