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COVID-19 Emergency Fund 25K Matching Challenge The challenge is thanks to an anonymous donor learn more here   100 % A coalition of philanthropy, government, and community partners has joined together to create a COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak in...

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YVCF Scholarships 2019

The creation of four new scholarship funds at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation provides additional financial support for Routt County students in pursuit of higher education. The Belton Ranch Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a Routt County high school who has overcome challenges or obstacles that may have deterred…

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As Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a public health concern across much of Colorado which is now beginning to affect our region, we at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation want to communicate with you, our donors and partners, our concerns about the potential impacts on our community and our actions to support nonprofits and…

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The School Trails Project is BACK!

During the month of April, over 1,000 Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary students ages 5-11 will put on their walking shoes and get out on local trails. They will be asked to take time to listen to the sounds of the birds, pick up trash, learn trail etiquette and much, much more!…

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Photos: Getting to know the WHILD Fund event

On Friday, March 6th – Michael and Michelle Osterman hosted the “Getting to know the WHILD Fund” party. Over thirty-five friends and family joined together to collectively hear more about the WHILD fund. Below are photos from the event:

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WHILD Stories: Weed Warrior

WHILD Stories: Weed Warrior written by Michael Osterman This is the first in a series of stories acknowledging local heroes who are volunteering their time, wisdom and talents to improve our local habitat and benefit the entire Yampa Valley community. Today’s story has three key parts to it; WHLD (Wildlife Habitat Improvement –…

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2020 Philanthropist of the Year Nominations Being Accepted

The Philanthropist of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation to heighten the visibility of philanthropy and giving in the Yampa Valley. Each year, this award honors the individual, business, and youth who have exhibited significant charitable giving, insightful leadership and volunteerism, and who has encouraged others…

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Funding Available for Junior Achievement Business Week Seminar

Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week is a one-week crash course for high school students on the world of business and what they need to become a leader. Through the Jennifer M. Erickson Memorial Fund at Yampa Valley Community Foundation, funding is available for Steamboat Springs and Routt County students to attend the program….

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The Hayden Tigers Booster Club – Coach Chad Jones Memorial Scholarship

The Hayden Tigers Booster Club has announced the creation of a new scholarship fund at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation in honor and memory of Coach Chad Jones. The scholarship will be awarded each year, beginning in 2020, to a graduating senior from Hayden who, like Chad Jones, exemplifies the characteristics of self…

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WZ Giving Circle Requests Proposals for Spring 2020 Granting Cycle

Community Grants Cycle

The WZ Giving Circle requests Letters of Proposal for their Spring 2020 granting cycle. This group of individuals is interested in learning more about the needs of Routt County in an effort to make an impact on our community. Through their charitable giving, a pool of funding will help individuals and families which have…

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