10 organizations receive POWER Grants
Trico has awarded a total of $35,000 to 10 non-profit organizations providing critical services in southern Arizona. Grants are awarded twice a year to charities throughout southern Arizona.
Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a seven-person committee made up of Trico employees, Members, and Board Members.
Receiving grants of $5,000 each are Arivaca Action Center, Autism Society of Southern Arizona, Make Way for Books and SARSEF – Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation. Receiving a grant of $2,500 each are Great Expectations Academy, Integrative Touch for Kids, Interfaith Community Services, Open Doors Community School, Treasures 4 Educators Inc. and United Community Health Center. See the chart below for more details.
“Thank you, Trico, for supporting our virtual programs that deliver parent training, teen activities, social connections, and resources to our community,” the Autism Society of Southern Arizona said on its Facebook page. “We are honored and grateful to be selected and recognized for our work in delivering critical services to families in need. Thank you for making a difference in Southern Arizona!”
Make Way for Books also expressed their gratitude on social media. “Thank you, Trico, for brightening our community! Trico’s support of The Story Project will provide books for young children and ensure educators have literacy resources, books, materials, and workshops to support the literacy and language development of children in their classrooms.”
Since 2008, the POWER Grant program has awarded more than $650,000 in grants to local non-profit organizations in our community. Click here for more information.