Recent News from WCCF…


Kids Aid Gets a Permanent Home

Kids Aid Gets a Permanent Home

The Kids Aid backpack program that provides weekend food supplies to hungry children has been growing steadily for years. The organization currently serves 2,200 children a week and has maxed out what it can do in its current donated warehouse. The program has been...

RMPBS CyberStrong Resilience PSA wins Colorado Broadcasters Award

RMPBS CyberStrong Resilience PSA wins Colorado Broadcasters Award

Our Community Foundation is thrilled to share our grantee and partner Rocky Mountain PBS just won the Colorado Broadcaster’s Assoc. Award for Best Public Service Announcement for our Youth Resilience Spot. Our Grants and Community Outreach Director, Kathleen Tedi...

Hunger Matters: Community Food Bank in New Home

Hunger Matters: Community Food Bank in New Home

The Community Food Bank (CFB) in Grand Junction has been providing food to families for over 40 years. Over those years, the number of clients served has been increasing steadily. Space at their rental warehouse was cramped, and office space was not adequate for their...

Grant Writing in 2021: What’s Different and What’s the Same?

Grant Writing in 2021: What’s Different and What’s the Same?

2020 was quite a year! There was not much “business as usual” and we all had to adapt to new ways of doing things. Nonprofit organizations were significantly impacted by the epidemic and not only suffered from a lack of funds, but also saw an increase in people...

City of Grand Junction Awards Funding for Hunger Relief

City of Grand Junction Awards Funding for Hunger Relief

Nonprofits receive #GJStrong Funding through the Community Foundation On January 20, 2021, the City of Grand Junction allocated $250,000 in funds for Hunger Relief to help Grand Junction nonprofits respond to the sustained increase in demand for food assistance...

Community Resource Center

Community Resource Center

Upcoming Trainings Pivots and Possibilities: How to Raise Money in 2021 March 3| 10AM - 11:30AM $40 Standard Nonprofits have learned unexpected lessons about fundraising during the past year. Giving in response to the pandemic exceeded giving for all previous...

Job Opening – Controller

Job Opening – Controller

Our nonprofit organization is seeking a hands-on and experienced Controller to conduct the organization’s accounting, tax and financial management activities, in accordance with industry best practices, policies and procedures, and with an eye toward increasing...

Anne Wenzel Named Chief Executive Officer

Anne Wenzel Named Chief Executive Officer

The Business Times recently published an article about our beloved Director, Anne Wenzel: Anne Wenzel has been named president and chief executive officer of the Western Colorado Community Foundation based in Grand Junction. Wenzel served nearly 20 years as executive...

Word of Thanks campaign raises over $55,000 to support youth

Word of Thanks campaign raises over $55,000 to support youth

Viewers across Colorado responded generously by raising over $55,000 through the Word of Thanks campaign with Kyle Clark of 9News. The Western Slope TRY (Together for Resilient Youth) campaign benefits Friends of Youth and Nature in Delta/Montrose, Eureka! McConnell...

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