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Security check at court entrance   Garfield County offering new human services mini-grant
Garfield County is offering a new human services mini-grant for up to $5,000 to organizations that benefit the county's citizens. Applications are due for the annual grant opportunity January 24 by 5 p.m.
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Human Services Grants
The Human Services Commission distributes a portion of county sales tax revenues dedicated to human services needs to eligible applicants that are non-profit agencies. Grant applications are due August 31 for the 2016 grant cycle.
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Human Services Commission

Human Services Commission functions:
1. To assess and determine human service needs in Garfield County through interactions with human service provider agencies, persons receiving human services and the community at large.
2. To advise the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on the human service needs of the county and mechanisms by which those needs can be met.
3. To promote the effective and efficient provision of human services which adequately meet the needs of the communities in Garfield County.
4. To review all applications from governmental or non-profit human service agencies and advise the BOCC regarding the disbursement of county human service funds.
5. To provide community education, awareness and maximize community involvement to meet the human service needs in Garfield County.
6. To review applications for membership and make recommendations to the BOCC for membership on the HSC.
7. To coordinate the annual Humanitarian Service Awards program and related events.
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The Human Services Commission also coordinates the Humanitarian Service Awards, which began in 1988 to recognize outstanding volunteer and community efforts in Garfield County. .

Garfield County Human Services Commission
PO Box 1548
Glenwood Springs, CO  81602

970-319-3723 | phone

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