Another granting source to assist in social change

The PfCA offers an in-kind Community Grant to qualified organizations, individuals and businesses that are working to create a better community and require assistance in a variety of ways including marketing, design, and social media. Our annual Community Grant program is currently at $30,000 per calendar year.

We would like to introduce you to a few of our grant recipients:

Fast Forward to Literacy
The Fast Forward to Literacy mission is to create home libraries for economically disadvantaged children in the Denver area, promote parental involvement and family reading activities, and to prepare younger siblings for successful school entry.

Chipeta Mountain Project
The Chipeta Mountain project was/is a project by Salida residents Wayne and Licia Iverson to move the name, Chipeta Mountain, from a small sub peak to the highest point of the massif, out of respect for the honored Queen of the Ute Nation.

Salida Fiber Festival
The Salida Fiber Festival is one of Central Colorado's premier events and one of the most diverse and well-attended fiber festivals in the West.

Salida Art Walk
Salida Art Walk features the best local and regional artists exhibiting their dynamic works, musicians both on the streets and at participating venues, a variety of unique street performers, and artist demos in many locations throughout the event.

Scandinavian Alliance of Colorado
The Scandinavian Alliance of Colorado is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed to promote the Scandinavian culture and traditions in the state of Colorado. 

Light House Disha
Their mission is to work closely with communities in India and along the Nepal Border areas combating human-trafficking. 

Rok Skool Kamp
Rok Skool Kamp teaches young adults the social and performance skills necessary to put on a professional caliber concert during a week long camp in the mountains of Colorado.

kHEN Community Radio
KHEN is a volunteer-supported community radio station and media platform committed to uniting our community through programming, education and outreach.

Valley to Valley Senior Care
Valley to Valley is passionate about the quality of care they provide to families at their Senior Care Center in Salida. Their programs afford each person an opportunity for monitored independence by providing a safe, secure and friendly environment where friendships bond. 

Chaffee County Youth Alliance
The Chaffee County Youth Alliance is a volunteer group of stakeholders working on a variety of issues pertaining to youth in the Upper Arkansas River Valley - specifically, Chaffee County.

PFLAG Salida Chapter
Our 400+ chapter network provides confidential peer support, education and advocacy in communities in nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Chipeta Rising Celebration
The Chipeta Rising Celebration is being organized to honor the renaming of Chipeta Mountain in the Sawatch Range on Sun., Oct 8, and Mon., Oct. 9, in Salida and surrounding areas.