Recent News from WCCF…


Remembering Herbert L. Bacon (1930-2021)

Remembering Herbert L. Bacon (1930-2021)

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...

Marketing and Development Associate Job Opening

Marketing and Development Associate Job Opening

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...

#GJStrong – Grants for Hunger Relief

#GJStrong – Grants for Hunger Relief

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...

Accountant Job Opening

Accountant Job Opening

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...

Just Look Up

Just Look Up

Educational Spot Highlights the Importance of Eye Contact and Engagement with Kids "Just look up!" That is the lesson of our new “Kids in the Know” spot, a PSA running now on Rocky Mountain PBS Kids. This 60 second spot shares a simple but profound message: put down...

Tis the Season – #GJStrong!

Tis the Season – #GJStrong!

Tis the Season!  Enjoy this short video by Grand Junction nonprofits celebrating this season of giving and taking care of each other.  Our Community Foundation is grateful for the work and impact of all of our nonprofit partners across western Colorado.

Responding to Needs Across Our Region

Responding to Needs Across Our Region

WCCF Local Community Funds recently awarded $114,640 to help our communities. Our Local Community Funds (also known as Geographic Funds) have grown over the years and now include six funds serving specific towns and counties in our region. While our organization...

Nonprofit Board Member Course

Nonprofit Board Member Course

The Secretary of State developed the Board Education eLearning course as a resource for current and aspiring nonprofit board members. Each of the five course modules addresses an important aspect of being an effective and responsible nonprofit director. Would you like...

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