Recent News from WCCF…
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
St. Mary's Medical Center and Homeward Bound, through a grant from Western Community Foundation, partner to reduce food waste and help fight hunger. The grant provided food storage containers and blast cooler equipment to kick start efforts locally. Bryan Johnson, St....
A Shining Light in our Community Lifelong community leader and generous philanthropist, Herbert Lee Bacon (who was known by all as simply Herb) passed away in early January. Herb was one of a handful of community leaders who began conversations with Tim Schultz and...
The Western Colorado Community Foundation manages $85 million in assets and awarded $5 million in grants and scholarships last year (2020). This growing charitable foundation headquartered in Grand Junction, CO and serving seven rural counties in Western Colorado...
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 resulting from the extended economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. See...
Recent Enews Publications
- February 2021 – 2020 Highlights
- December 2020 – Wrapping up the Year
- September 2020 – Leaning Into Fall
- August 2020 – Late Summer News
- June 2020 – Scholarships and Summer Programs
WCCF Annual Reports
Archived Annual Reports
Archived Newsletters 2020
Archived Newsletters 2019
Archived Newsletters 2018
- December 2018 – Regional Impact
- November 2018 – Supporting Our Veterans
- September 2018 – Back to School
- August 2018 – Alleviating Child Hunger in our Region
- June 2018 – Let’s End Hunger
- June 2018 -Scholarships
- May 2018 – Summer Projects
- March 2018 – Nonprofit Endowments
- February 2018 – 2017 Year in Review
Archived Newsletters 2017
Archived Newsletters 2016
Archived Newsletters 2015
Archived Newsletters 2014
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