Rand M. Thought: Spring Cleaning and Simplifying Life

May 23rd, 2017

Our society is not known for its simplicity. It’s known more for its tendency toward accumulation. We seem to like addition, not subtraction. However, you’ve known of times when less is more. Minimalists Joshua Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have a 20/20 rule regarding the...

Arts Alive! funding application deadline is June 1st

May 15th, 2017

The Community Foundation is currently accepting funding applications for its 2017 Arts Alive! grant program. The application deadline is June 1st and the program supports special interest projects in the visual, performing, and literary arts, specifically for non-operational purposes....

Applications for the Smith Collaboration Grant Program accepted through May 12th

May 2nd, 2017

The Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration Grant Program which awards funds to qualified nonprofit organizations that make the greatest positive impact possible in Weld County.  It looks for efforts that bring groups...

Arts Alive! Funds Innovative Jewelry Maker

May 1st, 2017

Weld County is privileged to have a diverse array of artists living in its communities. Among these, is Milliken sculptor and jewelry designer Geoffrey Sauer. Sauer creates beautiful pieces out of metal clay --- small particles of metal that are flexibly bonded in an organic material. Metal...

Free Admission Weekend at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum

April 3rd, 2017

The Colorado Model Railroad Museum is a Weld County treasure featuring an array of model railroad sets. Watching trains regularly running on carefully constructed tracks,  winding past miniature towns and rural vistas, is a fascinating experience. It is equally impressive to consider...

Accepting Applications: The Smith Collaboration Grant and Windsor Community Foundation Grant

March 21st, 2017

The Community Foundation has two exciting grant programs which are currently accepting applications for funding: The Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration Grant Program awards funds to qualified nonprofit organizations that make the greatest positive impact possible in Weld County.  It...

Historic Greeley Meets Endowment Challenge Goal

March 8th, 2017

Historic Greeley Inc. has met the endowment challenge that was issued by the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County (CFSGWC) at the Foundation’s 2015 annual luncheon. The challenge grant program encourages Weld County non-profit organizations to secure their...

March Profile: Photojournalism Project Helps Students Express Themselves

March 1st, 2017

Now more than ever, the use of clear and moving images has become a cornerstone of how students express themselves. They use it to share their day to day activities with others and to process their experiences growing older in what can be a complicated, confusing world. While students may...

Poudre Learning Center Meets Endowment Challenge

February 15th, 2017

The Poudre Learning Center has met the endowment challenge that was issued by the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County (CFSGWC) at the Foundation’s annual luncheon last November. The challenge grant program encourages Weld County non-profit organizations to secure...

View Foundation Event Photos on Flickr

February 6th, 2017

Recently, the Foundation has created an account of Flickr so that staff can share photos of events and activities with the Weld County Community. Click here and view the photo stream or browse albums. You can also make comments on photos, mark ones that are your favorites and...

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