Ent awards 2015 Youth Endowment Series grants to 30 non-profit community agencies


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (April 20, 2015) — Ent Federal Credit Union awarded 30 non-profit agencies in southern Colorado a total of $80,000 through its 2015 Youth Endowment Series (YES) program grants.

The recipient agencies include:

Pueblo Crisis Pregnancy Center, Inc / A Caring Pregnancy Center
Pueblo Rape Crisis Services
CASA of Pueblo
Care and Share Food Bank, Pueblo
Pueblo Suicide Prevention Center
Assistance League of Pueblo
Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo County
Country Kids 4-H Club
Children’s Advocacy Center for the Pikes Peak Region (Safe Passage)
Alpine Autism Center
Casa of the Pikes Peak Region
Angels of America’s Fallen
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado
Tri-Lakes Cares
Urban Peak Colorado Springs
The Resource Exchange
Peaceful Households
Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Pikes Peak Region
Colorado Springs Child Nursery Centers / Early Connections Learning Centers
Fostering Hope Foundation
Knights of Heroes
Drive Smart Colorado
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
Care and Share Food Bank
Hope and Home
Partners in Housing
Child Advocates Denver CASA
ACT on Drugs Denver Region

Introduced in 2000, the YES Grant program directs support to non-profit community organizations benefitting children. The program has provided grants to more than 130 organizations in southern Colorado providing health and human services and serving other community needs.

Applications were evaluated by an employee panel based on the purpose of the grant and the projected benefit to the community, among other criteria. For more information about Ent’s YES program, visit

Photo caption: Pictured are Pikes Peak region YES Grant winners along with members of the volunteer panel of Ent employees, Ent’s Board and Leadership Team.

About Ent
Ent Federal Credit Union, established in 1957, is the leading financial institution in Southern Colorado with $4.0 billion in assets and more than 240,000 members. The credit union provides a full range of financial solutions through 27 service centers throughout Colorado Springs, Woodland Park, Pueblo and Denver. They offer members online, mobile and telephone banking services, a Colorado call center and both a consumer and mortgage loan center. Ent is a not-for-profit, community-chartered credit union with membership open to businesses or individuals living or working in Denver, El Paso, Pueblo and Teller counties, as well as select communities in Weld, Adams and Arapahoe counties. Ent is federally insured by the NCUA.

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