Past programs receving funding have included:
- The launch of a new animal-assisted therapy program for children who have survived severe abuse or neglect, or have significant mental health or developmental issues
- The launch of a "Latino Connections" program designed to provide additional education and access to Latinos, Hispanics and Spanish-speaking families with children who have been diagnosed with autism in the Denver area
- Funding for children living in group homes to participate in a therapeutic summer camp with rescued horses
To apply for grant funding, visit the Get Grounded Foundation website at http://www.groundfloormedia.com/foundation. The deadline for submitting grant applications is 5:00 p.m. MT on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. A volunteer committee made up of individuals from GroundFloor Media and the Colorado foundation community will review all grant applications. Recipients will be announced in mid-November.
About GroundFloor Media & CenterTable
Founded in 2001, GroundFloor Media (GFM) is an award-winning communications firm, focused on public relations and crisis & issues management. Its sister agency, CenterTable, helps clients create direct and measurable connections with their target audiences through social media, digital advertising, website design and development, SEO, video production, creative campaigns and content development.
Headquartered in Denver, the agencies have more than 30 team members throughout the U.S., with global reach across 50 countries through membership in PROI, the industry's largest partnership of independent market-leading agencies.
GFM has been recognized twice by OUTSIDE magazine as the #1 Best Place to Work in America. In addition, GFM was named a Certified B Corporation® in 2016 by the global nonprofit B Lab®. The certification recognizes companies meeting the highest global standards for corporate transparency, accountability and social and environmental performance. In 2015, GFM established the Get Grounded Foundation, a private 501(c)(3) that provides community grants for innovative or entrepreneurial programs within an existing, qualified nonprofit that directly supports the healthy development of at-risk or neglected youth in the Denver Metro area.
For more information about GFM and CenterTable, visit www.groundfloormedia.com or www.MeetAtCT.com and get to know the agencies via the blog, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
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