Community Foundation of Northern Colorado awards $45,155 to projects in Berthoud

Foundation Contact: Ella Fahrlander 970.488.1979

ella@NoCoFoundation.org 

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The Berthoud Community Fund Committee awarded $45,155 to 16 projects submitted by local nonprofit organizations. The Berthoud Community Fund Committee, a part of the Community Foundation since 1995, recommended projects it believes deliver value to the community.

 

The nonprofits receiving funding and benefitting projects: 

  • A Little Help – establishing Berthoud office
  • Berthoud Golden Links, Inc. – student multi-media developer
  • Berthoud Habitat for Humanity – one Dark-Sky Compliant street light
  • Berthoud High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps – cadet leadership camp
  • Berthoud High School Athletic Boosters Club – logo enhancements and community culture
  • Berthoud Historical Society – school booklets
  • Berthoud Local – Community Garden Orchard
  • Berthoud Robotics – new robotics equipment and competition support
  • Food Bank for Larimer County – Grace Place mobile pantry
  • Foster & Adoptive Families of Larimer County – school shoes
  • Give Next Fund – classroom
  • Guided Hope – assistant program coordinator
  • House of Neighborly Service – client food and utility assistance
  • Meals on Wheels of Loveland & Berthoud – meal delivery
  • Volunteers of America Colorado – Smiling Spoon at Berthoud Senior Center
  • Wildfire Community Arts Center – U-create Art open studio and after school art club

 

Some examples of these worthwhile causes include:

 

A Little Help connects neighbors to help seniors thrive. It expanded to Berthoud in June to engage more older adults and volunteers by bringing them together for transportation, medical note-taking, minor home repair, yard work, technology check-ins, resource navigation, and caregiver respite. 

 

House of Neighborly Services strives to contribute to the health and stability of people challenged by the effects of poverty or situational crises. HNS strives to provide resources, referrals, a listening ear, and individualized support to the family unit. 

 

The Berthoud Community Fund Committee members are Brad Cook, Mike Cook, Stephanie Gregg, Tim DePumpo, Robert Kearney, Diane Levy, Misha Maggi, Tom Patterson, Christine Torres, and committee chair Meinte Veldhuis.

 

For more information about the Berthoud Fund Committee, contact Elizabeth Messerli, Donor Services