Community Foundation offers grant opportunities

March 31st, 2015

The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County is pleased to announce several upcoming grant deadlines.  The Community Foundation Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration grant program welcomes Letters of Intent (LOI) and considers grant requests for collaborative projects in...

Scholarship Application Deadline is March 2, 2015

February 23rd, 2015

The deadline for the 2015 Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County Scholarship Application is fast approaching. The scholarship application allows Weld County students to apply for the majority of the Community Foundation scholarships for which they are eligible by completing...

Community Foundation Elects New Board Officers and Announces New Members for 2015

January 9th, 2015

The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County announced the newest members of its Board of Directors serving three-year terms beginning in 2015. The Board of Directors announced that Rob Waldo of Waldo and Waldo was elected Chair. Waldo has practiced law in Greeley since 1978....

2014 Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients

2015 Community Foundation Scholarship Application Available

December 12th, 2014

The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County announced the availability of its online application for the 2015 scholarship cycle. The Community Foundation online scholarship process allows Weld County students to submit one application which will determine which scholarships...

Colorado Gives Day

$26.2 Million Raised on Colorado Gives Day!

December 10th, 2014

Once again, Coloradans showed their love for their Colorado nonprofits and communities on December 9, the biggest day of giving in the state! 107,862 donations amounted to $26.2 million, a 28% increase over last year. Donations ranged from $10 to $300,000. The Community Foundation Serving...

1 in 10,000 - Hobnobbing with the Big Wigs

1 in 10,000 - Hobnobbing with the Big Wigs

October 20th, 2014

I’ve gotten to know some well-known folks during my 10 years at the Community Foundation.  Governor John Hickenlooper appointed me to the 19th Judicial Nominating Committee.  Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives Mark Ferandino invited me, along with United Way...

Margaret Brown, Leona Martens and Florence Winograd

1 in 10,000 - Wonderful Women

September 22nd, 2014

Women have always had an impact on my life, starting with both my grandmothers.  Later, it was my female teachers who inspired and encouraged me, and my supervisors when I entered the work force.  I was lucky to find women in my professional career that could serve as role models...

Community Foundation Arts Fund Awards Grants to Area Artists

September 8th, 2014

The Arts Alive! Fund at the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County recently awarded $9,910 to seven Weld County artists.  Artists were invited to apply for an Arts Alive! grant of up to $3,500.  The grants were offered to help individual artists take the “next...

Baby Boomers

1 in 10,000 - Transitions

August 26th, 2014

Life transitions are big changes and usually something we all look forward to doing...first day of school, graduation day, getting married, and beginning a family.  Until the past few years, I never considered retirement as a transition because it seemed so far off into the future. Now...

Littler Teacher Mini-Grant Awards

August 11th, 2014

The Community Foundation Awards $16,600 to Weld County teachers The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County announced grants totaling $16,646.19 from the Littler Youth Fund’s 116th distribution to area teachers who encourage and support experiential learning, enhance...