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Micro-Grant Event Helps Support Community Projects

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BOZEMAN -

More than a hundred community members turned to help fund community projects during the second micro-grant event in Bozeman tonight. 

The first Bozeman Soup Started as a Montana State University class project in November.

It was such a great success students decided to do it again on their own.

Four people presented different community projects, ranging from art and fashion to climate change awareness.

People vote for their favorite one and the winner goes home with the donations collected at the beginning of the night.

Organizers said they are hoping the event will continue to grow.

"We are hoping this will be something the community will really take hold and this is a grassroots movement for Bozeman that will hopefully filter out through the rest of the Gallatin Valley," said Nevada Thompson.

At the last micro-grant event, the Cottonwood Club won $650.

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