The Community Foundation recently announced grants totaling $54,492 from the Littler Youth Fund. This is the Fund’s 127th distribution to various youth-oriented programs to support hundreds of youth throughout Greeley and Weld County. Grants awarded include:
- Book Trust - Elementary School reading program
- National Inventors Hall of Fame - Camp Invention/Summer STEM Enrichment program
- Colorado Humanities - Young Chautauqua program
- Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity - Jefferson Construction Pathway program
- Junior Achievement - JA High School Impact program
- Lutheran Family Services - SafeTouch: Body Safety program
- Poudre Valley Health Systems Foundation - Healthy Hearts for Middle & High Schools in Weld County
- Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth of Colorado - Therapeutic Supplies
- Success Foundation Serving Greeley/Evans Schools - Elementary Blended Learning Project
- Union Colony Children's Music Academy - Early Childhood Center Special Needs Music
- UNC Foundation - UNC String Project
The Littler Youth Fund, an endowment with the Community Foundation, was established in 1972 by Hubert and Mary Littler for the benefit of youth in Weld County. Since 1986 when the Fund began making quarterly distributions, it has made grants to hundreds of youth programs totaling more than $3.3 million. A committee made up of Community Foundation Board Members, community members and local high school students reviews each application.
Click here for more information about the Littler Youth Fund and upcoming grant application deadlines.