Grant Committee

Members of the Citizen Grant Review Committee for the 2019 Grant Funding Process

  • Gena Buhler
  • Chip Fuller
  • Jackie Kasabach
  • Kathryn Koch
  • Teraissa McGovern
  • Sara Ott

Committee Information

The City of Aspen provides funding support to private 501(c)3 non-profit organizations.  We recognize the significance of community-based organizations and/or groups, and the importance they play in providing various services in the communities they serve.


Accepted grant applications will be forwarded to the Citizen Grant Review Committee, and will be reviewed based on the following:

  • Success or impact of past funding
  • Past organizational challenges
  • Need for specific funding request
  • Number of City residents to be served
  • Youth Programming
  • Aspen-centric focus
  • Overall value of application
  • Impact of grant to the organization
  • Support from other local organizations
  • Extent that resources are committed to Executive Staff is weighed in an acceptable manner