Rand M. Thoughts: Concluding our Anniversary Year

December 11th, 2017

The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County is closing out its 20th year.  2017 has been a good one, celebrating how far the Foundation has come in that span of time. Through the 20th Anniversary Wish Grants provided by the Foundation, Weld County communities have allowed...

Grant Brings Two Organizations Together to Help Refugees

December 1st, 2017

Sometimes, two organizations working in the same communities realize that their services can have a greater impact when teamed together. Last year, this was the case for Weld County’s Global Refugee Center (GRC) and Right to Read (R2R). GRC works daily to establish sustained...

Grant helps build a home and provides employment experience to students

November 8th, 2017

Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity (Habitat for Humanity) is known for providing shelter that transforms lives and helps to lift families out of the cycle of poverty. During the 2016- 2017 school year, the non-profit collaborated with Jefferson High School to offer participants in the...

2018 Scholarship Application is Now Available

November 3rd, 2017

The Community Foundation is excited to announce that applications for the 2018 scholarship program are now available. Last year the Foundation and its affiliates awarded 100 scholarships in excess of $220,000. If you or someone you know is interested in advancing their education,...

Non-Event Fundraiser in Fort Lupton

October 18th, 2017

Are you looking to support community but don't have time to attend an event? Consider taking part in this non-event fundraiser being run by our affiliate Foundation in Fort Lupton. Click here for more information. 

Cooking Matters Weld County

October 2nd, 2017

As of 2013, thirty-one percent of Weld County children ages 2-14 years were overweight or obese and nearly eighteen percent of kids struggled with food insecurity.* Food insecurity can cause hunger, malnutrition and obesity, creating health and development problems with serious economic...

Rand M. Thoughts: Listening

September 27th, 2017

We listen, and we understand. We listen, and we are warned. We listen, and we are entertained. We listen, and we are inspired. We listen, and we communicate better. It’s such a vital part of our lives. Some are better at it than others, and we tend to admire those who seem to do...

Littler Teacher Mini Grant Program Awards $24,802

September 14th, 2017

This summer, the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County awarded $24,802 in funding to 21 teachers in Weld County schools through Littler Teacher Mini-Grants. This is the 9th distribution since the program's founding. Part of the Foundation’s Littler Youth Fund, Mini...

Community Foundation’s Boettcher Capital Grant Supports Community Center at the New Rec Center in Eaton

September 1st, 2017

In 2015, as part of its ongoing effort to support the health and wellness of Eaton residents, the Eaton Area Park and Recreation District began construction on a 66,000 – square-foot state-of-the- art recreation center. Part of this build included the development of a new meeting...

Deadline for Fall Littler Youth Fund Applications is September 13th

August 10th, 2017

The Community Foundation is now accepting grant requests for the Fall application period of the Littler Youth Fund. This fund provides support from non-profit organizations for the benefit of youth programs in Weld County. The deadline for applications is September 13th. Apply today by...