Community Foundation awards grants to more than 10 Weld County youth programs
March 15, 2017
The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County awarded $45,950 in grants to more than 10 youth-oriented programs in Weld County. This is the 124th distribution of grants from the Littler Youth Fund.
Grants went to programs including:
» The Billie Martinez/Maplewood Elementary Schools book program "Book Trust."
» Catholic Charities' Guadalupe Shelter Children Always Learning Lab.
» Colorado Humanities' Young Chautauqua and Community Grief Center's Camp Braveheart for Weld youth.
» Greeley Transitional House's children/adolescent program.
» The Junior Achievement Start It Up program.
Hubert and Mary Littler established the Littler Youth Fund in 1972. Since the Fund began making quarterly distributions in 1986, it has awarded more than $3 million in grants for youth programs. Each application is reviewed by a committee consisting of Community Foundation Board Members, community members and local high school students.