The City of Steamboat Springs Community Support Funding, housed at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, has provided more than $4M over the past decade to qualifying organizations across the Yampa Valley. The first funding application deadline for the upcoming 2022 year is Friday, October 1, 2021.
The City of Steamboat Springs City Council allocates several hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds each year to assist community organizations that fall within one of the following allocations coalitions – Arts & Culture, Environmental and Human Resource. Applications are ranked on a set of criteria by a selection committee with expertise in the coalition focus.
Community Support requests must relate to the following criteria:
- Activity/program reduces city service requirements; fulfills a city goal; and/or aligns with City Council’s Mission, Vision and Values
- The grant is not more than 30% of the organization’s total budget
- The organization indicates there is strength/diversity among their other funding sources
This past year more than half a million was directed to support 38 different nonprofit agencies and organizations serving the community. Grants have varied from $500 to $55,000, with most requests falling within the $5,000 to $15,000 range.
Community organizations interested in applying for funding should contact Helen Beall with the Yampa Valley Community Foundation at 970.879.8632 or via email.
Coalition Deadline and Documents
Health and Human Resouces
Deadline October 1st @ 5 PM
Deadline October 15th @ 5 PM