Powdr’s Protect Your Playground Grant Program Is Now Open for 2016 Applications
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. – March 2016 – Copper Mountain’s parent company, Powdr, proudly announces the return of Protect Your Playground, an environmental grant program funding individuals with ideas to protect their local environments. For the third year running, Powdr has committed $40,000 across its properties in grant funds.
“Powdr is passionate about reducing our carbon footprint to protect the places we live, work and playbut this initiative isn’t about us,” said Brent Giles, chief sustainability officer for Powdr. “Protect Your Playground was created to provide innovative, environmentally-minded individuals with the resources they need to turn their ideas into action and impact within their own communities. We believe that together we can make systematic, lasting contributions to preserve and enhance our playgrounds forgenerations to come.”
Protect Your Playground was created to empower and inspire individuals of all ages to develop solutions for environmental issues that affect their local communities. Applicants can request up to $2,500 in funding. Grants are reserved for individuals – no money will be rewarded to nonprofits or corporations. All applications must be submitted by April 11, 2016 at protectyourplayground.org.
Applications will be reviewed by members of Copper Mountain’s “Green Team” who will narrow down submissions to their top choices. Grant winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2016. For additional information, please visit protectyourplayground.org.
Stephanie Sweeney, (970) 968-2318 ext. 38827, firstname.lastname@example.org
Powdr is a private, family-owned company run with the mission to share, inspire, and celebrate lifestyle and mountain sports. Powdr owns and operates eight mountain resorts located across the country, Woodward action sports camps and progression centers, a national television network dedicated to the active lifestyle, and the newest addition to the Powdr Portfolio – Powdr Enterprises, a sports marketing and entertainment company. For additional information, please visit http://www.powdr.com.