Community Grants for the Environment

Community Grants for the Environment

The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) announces a new funding opportunity opening June 17, 2019. The Foundation directs its discretionary grant funds to address different needs each year. This year’s focus is the environment, in support of the Foundation’s...
Full Circle Philanthrophy

Full Circle Philanthrophy

Long-time western Colorado residents Bill and Shirley Ela have been family farmers for decades, in Palisade and more recently the Ela Family Farms in Hotchkiss. Bill Ela served as a district judge and was very involved in environmental issues during his lifetime. His...
New Trutta Fund Will Make Grants to Veteran Service Organizations

New Trutta Fund Will Make Grants to Veteran Service Organizations

Last year, our Community Foundation started working with a new donor when he established a donor-advised fund to support a number of local organizations. The donor, who wants to remain anonymous, made a significant contribution to the Western Region One Source Center...
$10,000 WCCF Grant Helps Fund Fish Hatchery at Palisade High School

$10,000 WCCF Grant Helps Fund Fish Hatchery at Palisade High School

Story by KATIE LANGFORD/The Daily Sentinel                            Plans to build an endangered fish hatchery at Palisade High School are one step closer to reality. Students and staff raised $25,000 to convert an outbuilding into a new home for 500 razorback...
WCCF Job Opportunity

WCCF Job Opportunity

    The Western Colorado Community Foundation is seeking an Administration and Database Manager.  This is a new position.  We are looking for a well-qualified person to join our growing organization.  See the full job description and application process here...