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2021 Annual Awards Luncheon Cancelled

After careful consideration of COVID’s public health and safety impacts, and a record low distribution of mineral lease funds from the Department of Local Affairs in September, 2020, the Board of Directors has made the difficult but responsible decision to forego our annual awards luncheon, normally held every January.  This pains us, because as you know, the luncheon is the highlight of our year, the time when we take a moment to celebrate the impressive accomplishments of our 2020 Grant Program Winners.  Instead, we celebrate the first COVID vaccines and hope for their safe, expeditious d

2020 Joint Program Announcement

The Board of Directors of the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District has decided that in the best interest of the District and its core programs, we will not be offering a Joint Grant Program in 2020. Having considered the District’s near-term financial outlook, we feel it will be of greater benefit to the political subdivisions of Garfield County, and more true to our mission, to focus available funds on our Traditional and Mini Grant programs and our Grantee of the Year award.