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...

Brian Lessman and Stephanie Watson

1 in 10,000 - Admiration Society

August 4th, 2014

1 in 10,000 Admiration Society It’s been awe-inspiring for me to have met so many special everyday people who are really making a difference. Take for example Brian Lessman, a retired educator respected by everyone who has worked with him, who spearheaded our tornado relief efforts....

1 in 10,000

July 11th, 2014

Change is never easy.  This next year, I’ll be approaching one of the biggest changes in my life…retirement.  I’ve loved being involved in all aspects of nonprofits.  Since my high school years, I’ve volunteered for many causes and in many capacities...