Denver, CO – Pinnacol Assurance recently awarded grants totaling more than $137,000, benefitting more than a dozen Colorado nonprofits, to help injured workers get back to work and stay healthy, and to ensure that Colorado has the robust business climate and workforce it needs.
Listed within their grant category, the first round of 2018 grant recipients are:
Rehabilitative Health Services
- Greeley Center for Independence
- The Chanda Plan Foundation
Employee Safety and Health
- Colorado School of Public Health
Economic Vitality and Workforce Development
- Blind Institute of Technology
- Colorado Succeeds
- Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado
- Goodwill Denver
- Junior Achievement
- Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges System — through this grant, the foundation provides scholarships to the following colleges: Colorado Northwestern Community College (4 scholarships), Front Range Community College (4 scholarships), Lamar Community College (2 scholarships), Otero Junior College (2 scholarships), Pueblo Community College (6 scholarships), Trinidad State Junior College (4 scholarships).
“Our community giving reflects our more-than-100-year-old commitment to Colorado businesses and their workers,” said Edie Sonn, Pinnacol vice president of public affairs and communications. “We’re proud of the progress these nonprofits make every year toward supporting businesses and workers in every corner of the state.”
In addition to the nine new grants, Pinnacol is managing continuing grants made to organizations including Sedgwick County Economic Development and Colorado Mesa University Foundation.
Pinnacol will conduct its next grant award cycle beginning August 22, 2018, and interested organizations can find more information at Pinnacol.com/community-relations.