Briefs for Feb. 18


Nonprofit Excellence Project hosts roundtable

The Nonprofit Excellence Project is hosting a free funders roundtable from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Participants will hear from local funding agencies about their grant and loan-funding programs, and will have the opportunity to discuss a potential loan- or grant-funded project or program. To RSVP, or for more information, call Winnie Delliquadri at 871-8257 or e-mail

Community foundation announces grant changes

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is changing its grant cycles from four times a year to two times a year. Grant application deadlines for 2006 are March 15 and Sept. 15. By reducing the number of grant cycles, the Community Foundation hopes to award larger grants and target more specific community needs. Organizations can receive funding once per calendar year. Grant applications can be downloaded at or picked up at the Community Foundation office. The Community Foundation develops funds to support organizations and innovative programs that preserve traditions and maintain the character of the Yampa Valley. For more information, call 879-8632.

South Routt Elementary offering free music classes

South Routt Elementary School is offering free beginning violin and cello classes for all school-aged children and adults. Call 638-4558, ext. 5020, for more information.


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