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2012 Grant Recipients
One Lafayette Fund Recipients

In 2012, twenty-one nonprofit organizations applied for grants from One Lafayette.
$42,000 was distributed to these organizations:

Organization Name

Amount Contributed

Description

Boulder County Legal Services

$2,200

Serves low-income, disabled and vulnerable clients and provides legal assistance to qualified Boulder County residents with civil matters- including family law, housing rights, public benefits, consumer issues, elder law, and health issues.  

Clinica Campesina

$2,200

Clinica’s mission is to be the medical and dental care provider of choice for low-income and other underserved people in southeastern Boulder, Broomfield, and western Adams counties; their care shall be culturally appropriate and prevention focused

Flatirons Habitat for Humanity

$2,200

To date they have built 62 homes and rehabilitated two for deserving families in our community; currently they are constructing one of two 3-plexes in Boulder.

Immigrant Legal Center / Boulder County

$2,200

A Colorado nonprofit specializing in issues of immigration law

Meals on Wheels of East Boulder County

$2,600

Serves up to 80 clients a day in Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, and Erie; the only agency delivering hot, nutritious meals to shut-ins and seniors, many of whom would be skipping meals if not for this service.

Rocky Mountain Legal Center

$2,200

Community service organization primary mission of providing free civil legal representation, mediation, and counseling services to qualifying low-income families, single parents, and seniors

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence

$2,200

Uses funds from One Lafayette to provide counseling, advocacy, and emergency response services to victims of domestic violence living in East Boulder County

Sister Carmen Community Center

$2,200

Provides emergency food and support services to prevent homelessness and to foster greater self sufficiency among low income families

St. Benedict Health / Healing Ministry

$2,200

St. Benedict's volunteer health care professionals hold free clinics monthly at the Sister Carmen Community Food.

Via (formerly Special Transit)


$4,400

Provides transportation on demand; includes, wheel-chair lift equipment, driver assisted Para-transit services.  Individual and group travel training provided to older adults citizens and people with disabilities of Lafayette. Program promotes access to the community, independent living and self-sufficiency.
 

Voices for Children

$2,200

The mission of Voices For Children CASA is to help break the cycle of child abuse and neglect in Boulder County through the use of trained and supervised Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers.

Essential Community
Resources Total:


$26,800.00


Special Program Grants

Organization Name

Amount
Contributed

Description

 

Centaurus Track and Cross Country

 $1,000

Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a healthy active lifestyle through the disciplines of track and field and cross-country running to students of Centaurus High School

 

Lafayette Miner’s Museum

$1,500

Funding provided to continue with the upgrade and preservation of the historical collection

 

Project YES

$2,000

Provides leadership opportunities to young people through the arts, service learning and free programming. Provides young people with opportunities to create and share their voice with the community.

 

Imagine! 

$1,500

The mission of Imagine is to create and offer innovative supports to people of all ages with cognitive, developmental, physical and health related needs so they may live fulfilling lives of independence and quality in their homes and communities.

 

Intercambio Uniting Communities

$1,500

Builds understanding, respect, and friendships across cultures through educational and intercultural opportunities.  Will provide childcare for English classes in collaboration with Sister Carmen for Lafayette immigrants. 

 

Audio Information Network of Colorado

$1,200

Provides free audio information services to blind, visually impaired and print disabled Lafayette residents of all ages via 24/7 broadcasts of newspapers, magazines and other educational and or informational programs not normally available to the blind enabling them to lead more independent and productive lives.

 

WOW Children’s Museum

$1,500

Provides educational services for Lafayette children from socio-economically disadvantaged families.  One Lafayette will support WOW!’s Scholarship Aid Program for Lafayette children whose families could not otherwise financially afford to participate in the Museum’s exhibits and programs.

 

Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement

$1,500

Seeks to nurture and encourage ethical and civic engagement at the University of Colorado Boulder to prepare students for a lifetime of service to society as thoughtful, ethical and engaged citizens. One Lafayette funding will support the expansion of the university of Colorado Public Achievement program to Escuela Bilingue Pioneer and oversight of the program at Centaurus High School.

 

Kids Park Lafayette

$2,000

 

The mission of Kid’s Park Lafayette is to provide a safe, accessible, learning, recreational and accessible environment to people of all ages and all abilities.  One Lafayette monies will be spent on Project “Tune-Up, Tune-In” which involves using music to bring people together in a safe outdoor accessible setting.

Rocky Mountain Center for the Musical Arts

$2,000

Provides music education and enrichment programs for all ages within the Lafayette Community.  One Lafayette monies would be used to support “Heartstrings” a significant community outreach program which targets low income and at-risk students and provides tuition assistance to needy families as well as access to musical instruments for local students.


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