Recent News from WCCF…


Join our Community Foundation to end hunger

We would like to thank the Daily Sentinel for the excellent coverage of our Mesa County Leadership Forum on Hunger last week and Sunday’s editorial, Let’s End Hunger. People don’t realize it but hunger exists here in Mesa County; one in seven people are hungry...

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Waldeck Nursing Scholarship Now in its 9th Year!

Congratulations to Rebekah Nordstrom, Mesa Valley Community School Class of 2018 graduate on receiving the Waldeck Nursing Scholarship this year.  Rebeckah is the 9th recipient of the Waldeck Nursing Scholarship, managed by our Western Colorado Community Foundation,...

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STEM Grants for 3-D Printers power Solar Car Races

Congratulations Heidi Ragsdale and D51 MESA Club students! Awesome job on the solar-powered car races downtown during Cinco de Mayo. Solar cars utilized parts made from 3-D printers donated by our Community Foundation and the D51 Foundation.  Read the full stories...

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WCCF supports Girls in STEM

Our Community Foundation was pleased to provide support for D51’s Girls in STEM event, bringing 50 female young women together to learn new skills and develop and present STEM-based projects. Some students designed a machine using an Edison robot to assist with trash...

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WCCF Welcomes New Agency Endowment Partners

Our Community Foundation is pleased to welcome the Grand Junction Symphony Foundation and Hilltop Community Resources as our newest agency endowment partners.  WCCF manages 22 agency funds and 40 designated fund for nonprofit organizations among our 250 family of...

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