20th Anniversary Wish Grant Supports Human Trafficking Awareness Week

July 6th, 2017

Human trafficking is a crime that occurs across the nation and throughout the world. It happens everywhere -- in small towns as well as larger cities. This includes locations close to home in Weld County communities. In March, the Greeley-based national nonprofit organization Free Our Girls...

Boettcher Fund Capital Grant Program Accepting Applications Through August 1st.

June 28th, 2017

The Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Boettcher Fund Capital Grant Program. Grants provide funds for the purchase, construction, or major renovation of a building to be owned and used by a qualified Weld County, Colorado nonprofit organization or...

Littler Teacher Mini Grant Increases Classroom Focus for Second Graders

June 1st, 2017

A child who speaks out, gets up from their chair, or loses focus in multiple other ways makes it difficult for the entire class to learn.  Jenn Orona, a teacher from Ann K. Heiman Elementary School in Evans, struggled with this daily. She wanted the best for her students and asked for...

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...

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