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First Western Trust Boulder Launches #WealthIsAbout Grants Contest

October 19, 2017

Boulder, CO – October 19, 2017 – First Western Trust, Boulder, is launching its 2017 #WealthIsAbout Grants Contest in support of local nonprofits. The grants contest will award $7,000 to a nonprofit that supports one of First Western Trust’s three pillars of philanthropy:

  • Economic Development
  • The Arts
  • Women & Girls

The contest will run in three parts. The first part is a call for nominations. Any area nonprofit that supports one or more of First Western Trust’s three pillars of philanthropy is invited to submit their organization for consideration by visiting this webpage:


Nominations are open until November 2, 2017.  On November 6th, voting will be open to the public. The Boulder, Colorado community will have two weeks to vote. The top three organizations with the highest number of votes by November 20th will then move forward to the review round. In the review stage, the organizations will be evaluated by the First Western Trust Grants Committee and the winner will be announced on December 8th.

“We look forward to launching the grants contest and showing our communities that, at First Western Trust, we understand wealth is about so much more than money,” Eric Long, president of First Western Trust, Boulder.

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