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Community Utility Support Program

Community Utility Support Program (CUSP) Announcing a new endowed fund, sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Board of REALTORS®, providing ongoing support to local nonprofits that provide utility assistance for our community.   Donate Now This program idea stemmed from one REALTOR’s experience helping a friend “keep the lights and heat on” during the pandemic....

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Matching Challenge for the Hayden Center

Matching Challenge for the Hayden Center The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is pleased to announce that a generous donor has agreed to match up to $2,500 in donations made to the Hayden Center campaign through March.  The Town of Hayden has been diligently working on the redevelopment of the old Hayden High School...

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Chair Sale Provides Support for the Howelsen Hill Endowment Fund at YVCF

Chair Sale Provides Support for the Howelsen Hill Endowment Fund at YVCF Press Release by the City of Steamboat Springs STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-March 5, 2021-One of the double chairs from the Barrows Chairlift at historic Howelsen Hill could be yours if you submit 1 of the 49 winning bids. The chair sale is...

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Final Report:  $400,000 in COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants Provided through the Yampa Valley Community Foundation

Steamboat Springs, CO – In March 2020, in a matter of weeks, our daily lives changed dramatically as the global pandemic drove closures of schools and businesses. As is frequently the case when confronted with a crisis, our community looked to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) for help. YVCF acted swiftly, working in...

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YVCF Partners with Network for Good to bring the Jumpstart Program to NW Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – The Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) is pleased to announce a partnership with Network for Good to offer Jumpstart, a 12-month fundraising capacity building program, to nonprofits in the Yampa Valley. Participating organizations will receive personal coaching, professional services, software, and an evidence-based framework in this...

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LEARN-TO-RIDE BIKE PROGRAMS IN SIX ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS FULLY FUNDED BY COMMUNITY

Steamboat Springs, CO – Starting this Spring, every Routt County kindergartner will have the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.  Through a coordinated community effort, donors and grants came together to fully fund the All Kids Bike® Learn-to-Ride Program at Soda Creek Elementary, Strawberry Park Elementary, North Routt Community Charter School, South...

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Moffat County Dog Park receives funding for Handicapped Access Ramp

Moffat County Dog Park receives funding for Handicapped Access Ramp written by the Moffat County Humane Society A handicapped-accessible paved walkway, funded in part by a generous grant from the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, was recently completed at the Craig Dog Park. Establishing a community dog park in Craig has been a long…

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Yampa Valley Community Foundation Supports Sandhill Crane Nest Camera Project

Yampa Valley Community Foundation Supports Sandhill Crane Nest Camera Project Bird-nest cameras have become popular as a window into nature. They connect viewers to birds’ intimate world, stimulating awareness that can lead to conservation, education, and engagement with birds. Sandhill Cranes are one of our most loved local birds who visit the Yampa…

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Jenny Campbell Joins YVCF Staff

Yampa Valley Community Foundation is thrilled to announce that Jenny Campbell has agreed to join our team in a permanent, part time position.  Over the last year, Jenny has been supporting the Foundation by serving in a jack-of-all-trades contract role, pitching in wherever needed and, critically, helping the organization put in place a…

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Giving Circles Grant Over $103,000 in 2020

Quality of life, especially toward the end of life, is priceless. That’s why Northwest Colorado Health submitted a proposal to Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle for consideration of funding in August 2020. The client, we will call her Norma, is a retired woman over 65 with lung cancer. With her illness…

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