Mesa and Delta County organizations encouraged to apply

May 17, 2021, Grand Junction, CO – The Trutta Fund to Support Veterans is now accepting applications for grant funding as of May 17, 2021.  Eligible organizations must be a qualified 501 (c) (3), public school, or tax-exempt public service agency providing services within Mesa and/or Delta County.

The Trutta Fund is managed by the Western Colorado Community Foundation and supports organizations that serve veterans and their families.  The Fund is named in honor of the USS Trutta SS 421, which was established by the donor to support and give back to those who served.

In 2020, The Trutta Fund distributed over $55,000 to organizations to help our veterans access resources for themselves and their families to heal and thrive.

Grant requests should be submitted via WCCF’s website HERE and the deadline to apply is June 30, 2021.

The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good.  Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 300 charitable funds totaling $100 million in assets and awards over $5 million in grants and scholarships annually.