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River Party 2020

River Party is a fundraiser for Epicenter & float trip through beautiful Desolation Canyon in Utah, June 16-20, 2020. This trip is open to the public and space is limited, so please contact us soon to reserve your spot(s). Groups (including business retreats) are welcome to join. Go here or email Maria for more information.

Canal Commons

The City of Green River, Utah, has a 3.2-acre plot of land located one block south of Main and east of Broadway which they would like to see developed into entry-level housing options. Last month, the City released a Request for Proposals for affordable housing on this property, and Epicenter enthusiastically responded! We’re excited to …

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Thank you, Giving Tuesday donors!

This year for Giving Tuesday we launched our 10 year anniversary fundraiser, House Party! All funds raised for House Party will go towards the development of affordable housing in Green River. Thank you to the 32 donors who donated a total of $8,126.40, our most successful Giving Tuesday yet. Don’t get left out of the …

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Celebrating 10 Years of Epicenter!

For Epicenter’s 10th anniversary, we’re holding a series of events leading up to our biggest project yet: a new housing development in Green River, Utah. We’ve been building towards a project of this scale since our start back in 2009, and we’re nearly there. Join the party!  

AARP Community Challenge

We are very pleased to share that we are one of the 159 awardees of the 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant program from AARP Livable Communities and AARP Utah! The awardees of this “quick action” grant program come from every state Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through this grant we will …

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Donate to Epicenter via Amazon

With Amazon Prime Day coming up (July 15-16th), we thought it was a good time to remind you of the few ways you can support Epicenter everytime you shop at Amazon (Unless you’re anti-Amazon! In that case, just support us here.) AmazonSmile (wow, no cost to you!) Log into your regular Amazon account and visit …

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Epicenter’s 2018 Annual Report

Since Epicenter’s beginnings back in 2009, we’ve maintained a holistic approach to our work which we believe to be critical to our success. We are dedicated to Green River and our work, constantly building on what we do and redefining how we do it. Our future is bright with plans to develop more housing alongside …

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2019-20 Frontier Fellows

The Frontier Fellowship provides creative practitioners the opportunity to live and work with Epicenter in Green River, Utah. Fellows generate new work that is informed by the region’s history, the surrounding desert landscapes, and the local residents. While in residence, Fellows execute community-based projects that align with Epicenter’s mission and long term goals. Epicenter is …

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Seeking Local Partners

Here in Green River we’ve recently had far too many families unable to find housing, forcing them leave town or move into poor conditions. We’ve also been contacted by young people looking to move back to Green River, but there are no options for them. So, in an effort to reverse this trend, we are …

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