Applications sought for Bray Cares Foundation grants

Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Oct. 12 for the latest round of grants from the Bray Cares Foundation.

The Bray Cares Foundation partners with the Western Colorado Community Foundation to provide funds to organizations addressing housing-related needs in Mesa County. Grants range from $500 to $5,000 and target projects that provide affordable housing, emergency shelter and rent assistance and housing for those dealing with special needs. Grants are available to organizations with a 501(c)(3) or other qualified tax-exempt status.

The grant program is in its second year. Last year, the Bray Cares Foundation awarded grants to six organizations, including Grand Valley Catholic Outreach, Homeward Bound, the Joseph Center and Karis.

To apply or obtain more information about the grants, log on to Western Colorado Community Foundation website located at and click on the explore grants link.