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 award grants to qualified nonprofit organizations with collaborative projects in Weld County. Successful applicants will...

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...

February Story: Centennial BOCES/Migrant Christmas Fiesta Committee Book Project

February 6th, 2017

Growing numbers of migrant families are entering Weld County and come from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Many have refugee status and speak a language other than English in their home. These languages include Spanish, Somali, Burmese, Karenni and Karen. The book project was...

January Story: Weld Food Bank's Backpack Program

January 9th, 2017

Weld Food Bank’s Backpack Program has received funding from the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County's Littler Youth Fund. This program provides children at risk of hunger over the weekend with a nutritious bag of food every Friday. This is an important program to...

20th Anniversary Activities

January 4th, 2017

The Community Foundation is excited to welcome 2017 and to officially begin celebrating our 20th Anniversary. For two decades, the Foundation has been a leader in philanthropy in Weld County. Staff and board work every day to ensure donors’ lasting legacy in education, the arts, human...

Holiday Letter from the President: The Lasting Impact of Kindness

December 2nd, 2016

Dear Foundation Supporter, When I was a young boy, a traumatic event happened. As they left church to prepare dinner for a crowd of people, each of my parents had thought I had gone home with the other.  It was simply not noticed that I was not among the group heading for home. Maybe...

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