In an effort to address hunger in Delta County, the Western Colorado Community Foundation has announced funding for projects that increase access to healthy, local foods and improve food security for vulnerable populations. The deadline to apply for the Community Food and Hunger Relief grant is July 15. For more information, and to apply, visit wc-cf.org/nonprofits/grantmaking.
The Community Foundation is committed to alleviating hunger in the seven counties it serves, by supporting action steps that implement the goals and strategies of the Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger. Learn more about the foundation's recent Mesa County Leadership Forum on Hunger and ways to get involved at wc-cf.org/community/hunger.
The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good. Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 265 charitable funds totaling nearly $75 million in assets and awards over $3.4 million in grants and scholarships annually.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.