RESPONDING TO COVID-19

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Alleviate child hunger

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Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter during COVID-19

Our Community Foundation understands current and emerging needs and is designing a series of response initiatives to help friends and neighbors in our community who have been most impacted by the health and economic crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic…

  • Our VIRTUAL Canned Food Drive – donate now – 100% of your donation will provide funding support food items in short supply in our food pantries.
  • West Slope CARES – pay your stimulus refund check forward – help others – donate here.
  • Caring for Our Home Community – address hunger needs AND support restaurants during these economically challenging times – donate here.
  • Give to our GENERAL COVID RESPONSE EFFORTS – help us meet a variety of needs including food, housing assistance and family safety.

News & Announcements

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...

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...

READ THE 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

Our 2019 annual report highlights a year of a significant growth and impact, improving the lives of people and communities in Western Colorado.

 

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SERVING 7 COUNTIES
IN WESTERN COLORADO

With the help of hundreds of generous donors, WCCF provides funds in health & human services, education, arts and culture, environmental services and more.

 

Our mission is to promote charitable giving, build and manage charitable legacy funds and endowments, and provide grants, scholarships and other resources to benefit the residents and communities of western Colorado

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