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Steamboat Springs 4th grade class kicks off $25,000 Matching Challenge to Support the efforts of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Steamboat Springs 4th grade class kicks off $25,000 Matching Challenge to Support the efforts of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund Matching Challenge Begins on Tuesday, June 2nd at 11 AM The Yampa Valley Community Foundation announces a $25,000 matching challenge for the Yampa Valley COVID-19 Emergency Fund. An anonymous donor has offered to match…

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WHILD Stories: Becky Edmiston… Benevolent Beekeeper!

WHILD Stories: Becky Edmiston… Benevolent Beekeeper! By Michael Osterman Bees have been declared to be “the most important living being on the planet” by the Earthwatch Institute.  While that may be a bit controversial, there is wide agreement that one-third of our global food supply is pollinated by bees.  Perhaps more consequential, 75%…

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2020 YVCF Community Grant Round

2020 YVCF Community Grant Round Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) Community Grant Cycle opens May 22nd. YVCF, in partnership with the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, Donor Advised Fund Holders, and other Granting Endowments supports Routt and Moffat county nonprofits who benefit the Yampa Valley through this annual Community Grants Cycle. The Community…

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WZ Giving Circle Grants $27K During Virtual Spring Meeting

At its recent spring 2020 meeting, the WZ Giving Circle funded eight grants totaling $26,964 to assist local families in need.  The WZ Giving Circle reviews proposals submitted by partner organizations on behalf of individuals or families experiencing a crisis and in need of immediate financial assistance.  During this biannual round of granting,…

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Women’s Giving Circle Continues Granting During Time of Need

$19K in 2019 and $12K in First Third of 2020 The Women’s Giving Circle of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation is a group of donors who, year-round, address pressing needs among women, children and elderly in the Yampa Valley.  The group accepts proposals from organizations, schools and churches on an ongoing basis to…

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IMPACT100 Closes Out Season 14 by Awarding $11,500 in Grants

IMPACT100 hosted its final event of the year on Thursday evening, April 23, 2020. This was the group’s first-ever virtual event in its 14 years of raising funds for local nonprofits. Though the group missed celebrating together in person, they were joined on their Zoom call by local musician Steve Boynton whose entertainment…

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May 5 is #GivingTuesday Now

#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020, designed to drive an influx of generosity, citizen engagement, business and philanthropy activation, and support for nonprofits around the world and in our own Yampa Valley communities. Donate between now and midnight on May 5 at…

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Town of Hayden Creates Community Fund

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation announces the creation of the Town of Hayden Community Fund. Looking for a way to strengthen and build your local community during challenging times? This new fund aims to support specific projects in the Town of Hayden, as identified by the Town Council that work for the betterment...

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NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED TO LEAD YAMPA VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation announced that Tim Wohlgenant has been named as the organization’s new Executive Director and will be begin on May 1, 2020. Tim was selected by YVCF’s Board of Trustees after an extensive national search and consideration of candidates from nonprofit, foundation and private sectors. Tim will assume the…

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