Recent News from WCCF…


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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WCCF sponsors Code Camp STEM training for D51 teachers

WCCF was pleased to sponsor a STEM Code Camp, provided by CU Science Discovery for teachers from District 51 schools. Thanks to our STEM team partners at WMS for hosting and organizing this event - Maria Deuel, Heidi Ragsdale, Therese Moran, and Mike Gregorich of D51,...

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WCCF Highlights 2017: $3.5 million in grants and scholarships!

2017 was our 20th anniversary and another year of tremendous growth for our regional Community Foundation! Highlights from our year include $5.3 million in donations and $3.5 million in grants and scholarships awarded - a 40% increase from 2016. 17 new donor funds...

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