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READYColorado Blog: Protecting Your Online Holiday Donations

With more and easier access to the internet, the advent of social media, the explosion of crowd funding internet sites and the ability to easily donate to a cause by simply clicking a button or sending a basic text message, it has become even easier than ever to donate to charitable organizations and specific causes.  It also means it is easier than ever to receive a fraudulent request for donations.

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office shares these tips to make sure your donations make it to a credible organization:

READYColorado Blog: Protecting Your Online Holiday Donations

With more and easier access to the internet, the advent of social media, the explosion of crowd funding internet sites and the ability to easily donate to a cause by simply clicking a button or sending a basic text message, it has become even easier than ever to donate to charitable organizations and specific causes.  It also means it is easier than ever to receive a fraudulent request for donations.

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office shares these tips to make sure your donations make it to a credible organization:

Youth Centers Awarded Grants to Libraries

State Grants to Libraries (SGtL) funds are awarded each year to support efforts to improve literacy and learning. The Institutional Library Development program received 11 proposals from six Division of Youth Services (DYS) libraries. Each of the six libraries received at least one award, ranging from $200 to $800 each. The applicants demonstrated a need for materials and provided plans to measure impact on patrons.

Funded projects will:

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