RESPONDING TO COVID-19

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Alleviate child hunger

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$12.5 million in grants since inception

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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

Grants Available to Mesa County Nonprofits

Grants Available to Mesa County Nonprofits

Mesa County Small Grants Fund Accepting Applications through October 16, 2020                                                   The Western Colorado Community Foundation is currently accepting applications to the Mesa County Small Grants Fund. Small grants, ranging...

Recovery – Free Community Education Event

Recovery – Free Community Education Event

September 29, 2020 Plan to attend the Virtual Community Opioid Education event “Recovery”, free and available to all community members, and funded by WCCF’s Brownson Memorial Fund. The film being showcased is “The Anonymous People”, which is a documentary about the 23...

Grants Available for Housing-Related Needs in Mesa County

Grants Available for Housing-Related Needs in Mesa County

Bray Cares Foundation Application Closes October 1, 2020 August 26, Grand Junction, CO – The Bray Cares Foundation announced the opening of the 2020 grant opportunity for organizations working to address housing-related needs in Mesa County. The Bray Cares Foundation...

READ THE 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

Our 2019 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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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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