Grants Available to Serve Veterans and Their Families

Mesa, Delta, and Montrose organizations encouraged to apply

July 11, 2022, Grand Junction, CO – The Trutta Fund to Support Veterans is now accepting applications for grant funding.  Eligible organizations must be a qualified 501 (c) (3), public school, or tax-exempt public service agency based in and providing services within Mesa, Delta, and Montrose counties.

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 to support and give back to those who served.

In 2021, The Trutta Fund distributed over $83,000 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 and the deadline to apply is August 13, 2022.

The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good.  Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 350 charitable funds totaling $118 million in assets and awards over $5 million in grants and scholarships annually.