Bohemian Foundation awards $500K to local nonprofits

Bohemian Foundation announced May 9 that it awarded $510,000 to 32 local nonprofits working to encourage and enable youth to thrive, empower individuals and families on the path toward economic stability and strengthen our vibrant Fort Collins community. The Red Feather Lakes Community Library
After School Fun and Learning program was one of the grant recipients, receiving $7,000.

Bohemian Foundation awards Pharos Fund grants twice every year. Since its inception in 2001, Bohemian Foundation Community Programs has awarded more than $17,210,000 million in Pharos Fund grants to a variety of nonprofits serving the Fort Collins area.

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“We believe these organizations have valuable insight into the most pressing needs in our community,” said Sara Maranowicz, Bohemian Foundation’s Community Programs Director. “We continue to support organizations with the expertise to deliver responsive strategies to address local community needs.”

Pharos Fund is a responsive grant making program of Bohemian Foundation that makes awards up to $30,000 to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and governmental units. A committee comprised of Bohemian Foundation board members, Bohemian staff and community members selects grantees through a competitive application process.