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Alleviate child hunger

FULFILL A DREAM

Fund scholarships for local students

IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY

$12.5 million in grants since inception

OUR HOME, OUR COMMUNITY

Together, we can make a difference

Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

Celebrating 20 years of service, Western Colorado Community Foundation is a tax-exempt charity, comprised of many funds established by separate donors. Based on the philanthropic model of endowed funds invested to grow over the long-term, with the earnings available annually for charitable giving, WCCF pools funds to provide sustained long term support for our region through grants, scholarships and more.

Identifying Issues Developing Solutions

Identifying Issues Developing Solutions

WCCF is pleased to be included in this season's issue of Spoke + Blossom: "Summer is childhood's dreamtime, a three-month idyll, a respite from schoolwork, with long days made for simple pleasures. At least that's the ideal. For many children, especially in Mesa...

Community Grants for the Environment

Community Grants for the Environment

The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) announces a new funding opportunity opening June 17, 2019. The Foundation directs its discretionary grant funds to address different needs each year. This year’s focus is the environment, in support of the Foundation’s...

Full Circle Philanthropy

Full Circle Philanthropy

Long-time western Colorado residents Bill and Shirley Ela have been family farmers for decades, in Palisade and more recently the Ela Family Farms in Hotchkiss. Bill Ela served as a district judge and was very involved in environmental issues during his lifetime. His...

READ THE 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

Our 2018 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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