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July 30, 2018

Pinnacol grants more than $137,000 to Colorado nonprofits

Grants will support initiatives in rehabilitative care; economic vitality and workforce development; and employee safety and health .

DENVER — Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s leading workers’ compensation insurance insurer, awarded grants totaling more than $137,000, benefitting more than a dozen Colorado nonprofits, to help injured workers get back to work and stay healthy, and to ensure that Colorado has the robust business climate and workforce it needs.

Listed within their grant category, the first round of 2018 grant recipients are:

Rehabilitative Health Services

Greeley Center for Independence

The Chanda Plan Foundation

Employee Safety and Health

Colorado School of Public Health

Economic Vitality and Workforce Development

Blind Institute of Technology

Colorado Succeeds

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Goodwill Denver

Junior Achievement

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges System — through this grant, the foundation provides scholarships to the following colleges:

Colorado Northwestern Community College (4 scholarships), Front Range Community College (4 scholarships), Lamar Community College (2 scholarships), Otero Junior College (2 scholarships), Pueblo Community College (6 scholarships), Trinidad State Junior College (4 scholarships).

“Our community giving reflects our more-than-100-year-old commitment to Colorado businesses and their workers,” said Edie Sonn, Pinnacol vice president of public affairs and communications. “We’re proud of the progress these nonprofits make every year toward supporting businesses and workers in every corner of the state.”

In addition to the nine new grants, Pinnacol is managing continuing grants made to organizations including Sedgwick County Economic Development and Colorado Mesa University Foundation.

Pinnacol will conduct its next grant award cycle beginning August 22, 2018, and interested organizations can find more information at Pinnacol.com/community-relations.

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