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Picture Your Legacy

At YVCF, we frequently ask donors, “what are you most passionate about?” and “what legacy would you like to leave in the world?” Many people can list the causes that they are passionate about. Others need time to reflect. We recognize that it’s difficult to start with a blank sheet of paper and…

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The Elk River Kipper Scholarship

Vista Verde Ranch Announces the Elk River Kipper Scholarship Vista Verde Ranch (VVR), a luxury ranch in Clark, Colorado has created a new scholarship fund at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation to recognize their current and former employees and help them move forward in life and in their career. The Elk River Kipper…

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Proceeds from Honey Stinger’s 2019 Race will go directly to TMEF

Honey Stinger - The Buzz

Honey Stinger Announces Race Proceeds will go to Support the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Our hometown company Honey Stinger shows their appreciation for the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund (TMEF) by donating proceeds from the 2019 Honey Stinger Bike and Running race to the TMEF. If you are signed up to participate in the…

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WHILD seeking Two Community Volunteers for Granting Committee

WHILD

The Wildlife Habitat Improvement Local District (WHILD) Fund is seeking two community volunteers to serve on the WHILD granting committee for a three-year term. The WHILD board will determine funding for wildlife habitat improvement projects based on need annually. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 23rd.  Applicants must live in Routt County. For…

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TMEF Seeking Two Community Volunteers

Support TMEF

The Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund (TMEF) is seeking two community volunteers to serve on the TMEF granting committee for a three-year term. The TMEF board will determine trail maintenance priority and projects based on need annually. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 23rd.  Applicants must live in Routt or Moffat County. For…

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Live Like Sancy – The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund

  Donate to Live Like Sancy To support causes that embody what it means to “Live Like Sancy” Sancy Jo Shaw brought her passion for life “beyond four walls” to everyone she met, wrapped in a package of love that made each one feel special.  The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund has been established...

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High How do you enjoy trails? The trail systems are what I consider to be my “church”. I have found that the soft dirt under my feet is my spiritual and psychological escape.  I enjoy riding and running at every opportunity I get as…

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What is a IRA Charitable Rollover?

What is an IRA Charitable Rollover? A board member of The Community Foundation once observed that “the only good thing about turning 70.5 was the IRA Charitable Rollover.” Congress introduced the IRA Charitable Rollover in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act (PPA). It was an effort to help reduce taxes and…

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Yampa Valley Gives Day raises record amount for area nonprofits

Yampa Valley Gives Day raises record amount for area nonprofits *From the Steamboat Pilot & Today written by Nicole Miller Editor’s note: The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club raised $88,411 on Tuesday. The Family Development Center raised the most money in 2017. The nonprofit that collected the most money in 2018 won’t be known...

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