PARK CITY, Utah. — On Thursday, the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation announced $466,185 in funding for five new grants that would be awarded to five nonprofit organizations in Park City and Summit County.
The foundation focused on providing grants to several nonprofits throughout the county, specifically those focused on delivering services and programs that offer accessible food and housing, healthcare and mental health support, as well as disaster relief and public safety programs.
“We’re proud to collaborate with our communities to build a strong, resilient future together,” said Gary Hoogeveen, president and CEO, Rocky Mountain Power. “These organizations are our local heroes – working tirelessly to deliver safety, health and wellness programs to neighbors in our communities, and we’re honored to support their work.”
The following five grants were given to local nonprofit organizations:
- Christian Center of Park City to support the Park City and Heber food pantries that provide fresh, healthy food for an average of 1,000 households every month.
- CONNECT Summit County for mental health financial assistance to provide mental health or substance-use services for Summit County residents, regardless of their insurance coverage or immigration status.
- EATS to address increased food insecurity by delivering healthy snacks to eligible children and adults.
- National Ability Center for scholarships to help provide adaptive sport and recreation for people of all abilities.
- Peace House for shelter, clinical therapy and legal advocacy for victims of domestic violence.