The FoCo Book Fest has received another grant to support its efforts in developing a premier literary arts event in the region and to bring exciting literary voices to northern Colorado. The $9,000 grant from the City of Fort Collins is part of “Fort Fund,” the Cultural Development & Programming and Tourism Accounts.

According to the Fort Fund website, their objective is to provide funds to “foster, encourage, and promote 1) cultural development and programming, and 2) economic and tourism development.”

Fort Fund’s overarching goal, similar to that of the organizations involved in FoCo Book Fest, is to serve as a catalyst in making Fort Collins a cultural center and destination.

Fort Fund supports events that: