A foundation established by Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction has awarded a total of $20,500 in grants to address housing-related needs in Mesa County.
The Bray Cares Foundation awarded six grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000. The recipients were:
American Red Cross for home fire financial assistance.
Grand Valley Catholic Outreach for a rental assistance program.
Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County for appliances.
Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley to prepare chronically homeless adults for housing.
Joseph Center for a program to assist homeless families.
Karis Inc. to provide permanent housing for youth.
Bray Real Estate established the foundation as an endowed, permanent fund with a goal to award grants on an annual basis.
The Western Colorado Community Foundation manages the fund. The foundation manages more than 250 charitable funds with a total of $80 million in assets that award more than $3.4 million in grants and scholarships annually.
For more information about the Bray Cares Foundation, visit the website at
www.wc-cf.org/nonprofits/grantmaking/BrayCares or contact Tedi Gillespie at firstname.lastname@example.org.