Become a Donor

We know you want to do good and do it well, beyond random acts of kindness. Donors in our communities are as varied as the Yampa Valley organizations we serve. We guide individuals, families, businesses, community groups and organizations with all sizes of charitable resources at their disposal. Whether this is your entry into civic giving or you are seeking to increase the strategic impact of your charitable portfolio, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation offers the information and options you need. Since 1984, we have served as the bridge between donors and their passion.

Here’s how we work with you:

A PERSONAL CONNECTION:

ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

Our expert staff welcomes the opportunity to meet with you individually. We can answer your questions on effective giving approaches and suitable grant-making strategies. In the process of getting to know you, we become familiar with your specific reasons and goals for supporting your community.

CONNECT TO A CAUSE:

RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

From programs in the arts and literacy,  health and human resources and environmental protection, there is an abundance of worthy recipients who benefit from Community Foundation’s funding. Our knowledgeable staff will help you connect to the causes that matter most to you.

PASS IT ON ESTABLISH A FUND:

In creating a fund with the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, you can shape an easy, effective and powerful way to impact our communities—today and for generations to come. We are proud to be your partner in philanthropy.

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Ways to Give

Anyone can give to, or through the Community Foundation. Explore the many avenues for making a donation and consider making a gift of any size.

Funds & Charitable Products

For all our funds, we provide the professional stewardship and oversight to ensure that your intentions are honored during your lifetime and beyond. Explore the choices we offer, then talk to us about establishing a Donor Advised Fund, or a fund of another type.