Mesa County Substance Use Resource Guide

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Created for our work with the Mesa County Opioid Response Group  (MC ORG), with support from the Brownson Memorial Fund, this reference guide offers data on and resources for assistance with opioid and substance use disorder in the Grand Valley. Click the cover image above to learn more. Hard copies are available for organizations and clients by emailing

Brownson Memorial Fund Newsletter

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2019 Issue

Girls on the Run

Brownson Memorial Fund supports Girls on the Run

Check out Girls on the Run’ awesome programs, helping address anxiety, depression, and other issues faced by adolescent girls.


Community Mental Health and Wellness

Addressing mental health issues and promoting wellness through grants, collaborations and community education 

Over the past twenty four years, the Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) has directed over $XXX in grant funding to address mental health needs across our communities. Existing mental health needs continue to increase and our youth are facing more challenges than ever before. WCCF focuses grants, staff support and strategic resources where our efforts can make a difference.  Many of our initiatives are youth-focused as we see powerful opportunities to help our children get an early start on making healthy choices and building resilience to meet today’s challenges and tomorrows promise. 

Our work with CyberStrong Mesa County:

Our work with Youth Mental Health and Well Being

Our work with Suicide Prevention

Our work with Substance and Opioid Prevention and Treatment

For more information, contact Tedi Gillespie through our contact form to learn more.


Behavioral Health Funds

WCCF manages several funds focusing on promoting healthy life-choices. These do not have direct applications but filling out our Request for Funding (RFF) will allow us to keep your organizational and project information on file for consideration.
Additionally, the Brownson Memorial Fund combats substance abuse and has an annual grant cycle.

$100,000 Awarded to Get Youth Outside!

$100,000 Awarded to Get Youth Outside!

Thirteen nonprofit organizations received a total of $100,000 in grants from the Western Colorado Community Foundation for projects that help youth address stress and anxiety through organized outdoor activities.  Projects range from mentoring young women through...