Up to $2,500 to be Awarded in Southern Colorado

The Southern Colorado Press Club (SCPC) announced it will be awarding grants of up to $2,500 to support the projects of individuals and/or organizations in Southern Colorado whose mission aligns with the Club’s priorities.

Types of organizations who may qualify include, but are not limited to, schools, community centers, and libraries.  Individuals can also apply, and do not need to be affiliated with an organization to qualify. Qualified projects should be short term, with a completion date no later than June 28, 2021.

“Since we started the Southern Colorado Press Club Grant, we have seen a huge turnout in applications. Most recently were able to support Fountain International Magnet School with the purchase of new iPads for Kindergarten classes to utilize with their Seesaw video program to produce and edit video at a young age.” says SCPC Board President Matt Centner. The grant offers support for projects in the field of media, journalism, literacy, public relations, or similar.

The grant applications will be accepted from Monday, February 3 – Friday, March 6, 2020 and should be submitted to socopressclub@gmail.com. Awardees will be notified by April 2, 2020.  Applications can be found online at http://www.socopressclub.org.

The Southern Colorado Press Club provides opportunities for professional growth from the various standpoints represented by club members – news, information, public relations, advertising, development and media educators.  The Club meets monthly September through May and holds an annual fundraising dinner for mass communications scholarships.