RESPONDING TO COVID-19

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Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter during COVID-19

Our Community Foundation understands current and emerging needs and is designing a series of response initiatives to help friends and neighbors in our community who have been most impacted by the health and economic crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic…

  • Our VIRTUAL Canned Food Drive – donate now – 100% of your donation will provide funding support food items in short supply in our food pantries.
  • West Slope CARES – pay your stimulus refund check forward – help others – donate here.
  • Caring for Our Home Community – address hunger needs AND support restaurants during these economically challenging times – donate here.
  • Give to our GENERAL COVID RESPONSE EFFORTS – help us meet a variety of needs including food, housing assistance and family safety.

News & Announcements

Virtual Canned Food Drive Update

Virtual Canned Food Drive Update

Since its launch in early April, the Virtual Canned Food Drive has raised nearly $40,000 from over 170 donors. The first two rounds of grants (totaling $36,000) are already helping to feed our neighbors. Our immediate goal is to raise an additional $10,000, bringing...

COVID-19 “Relief Check” Offers a Chance to Pay it Forward

COVID-19 “Relief Check” Offers a Chance to Pay it Forward

Soon, many households will receive a check from the IRS to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. Some are financially secure, and home is a safe place. That’s not the reality for others, and that’s why we’re encouraging those who can to donate their payment to...

Our Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response

Our Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response

The Western Colorado Community Foundation understands the immediate and developing needs in our communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lingering impacts it will have, long after the health crisis is over. We want our neighbors and community members to know...

READ THE 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

Our 2018 annual report highlights a year of a significant growth and impact, improving the lives of people and communities in Western Colorado.

 

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Brownson Memorial Fund Open for Applications

Brownson Memorial Fund Open for Applications

Resources for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment The 2020 Brownson Memorial Fund grant cycle is now open! The deadline for this process is June 30, 2020. Applications should be from nonprofit organizations that address substance use education, prevention, and...

Caring for Our Home Community

Caring for Our Home Community

Caring For Our Home Community helps feed those in need while supporting local restaurants. Local community leaders have created a fund, Caring For Our Home Community, through the Western Colorado Community Foundation. The Fund will make grants to nonprofits so they...

SERVING 7 COUNTIES
IN WESTERN COLORADO

With the help of hundreds of generous donors, WCCF provides funds in health & human services, education, arts and culture, environmental services and more.

 

Our mission is to promote charitable giving, build and manage charitable legacy funds and endowments, and provide grants, scholarships and other resources to benefit the residents and communities of western Colorado

– LOCAL COMMUNITY FUNDS & AFFILIATES –

 

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