Funds & Charitable Products

We offer a broad spectrum of charitable giving vehicles — powerful philanthropic tools for individuals, families, or businesses. Below are funds available at the Yampa Valley Community Foundaiton. Establishing a fund today allows you to pass on your passion tomorrow.

With these specialized funds, you can to support organizations and programs that satisfy your personal interests. The Community Foundation has endowments supporting our five areas of interests:  Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health & Human Services and Recreation.

This fund is a flexible tool for charitable giving. You contribute to the fund when it is most convenient and recommend grants over time to nonprofit organizations of your choice. You select a fund name and enjoy recommending grants to organizations that are committed to the causes you care about. You also can involve your children creating a family tradition of giving. Funds may be endowed or non-endowed.

Establishing a Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation fund the scholarship program and brings together students in need and individuals who care about education.  Scholarships, which enable more students to reach their educational goals, may be directed to a specific school or field of study.

Nonprofit organizations may place their endowed funds at the Community Foundation through an Organizational Fund, thus assuring their donors that funds earmarked for the future will be invested wisely and used appropriately. The Community Foundation manages the fund as part of its investments and can distribute annual payments to the organization.

Created to ensure that support will be provided to one or more specific charitable organizations chosen by you. Designated funds often are endowed in perpetuity with the income used to support the organizations on an on-going basis. If an agency stops functioning as an exempt charity or ceases to exist, the YVCF Board may select an alternative charity as indicated in the fund agreement.

The Operating Endowment increases YVCF’s long-term capacity to serve donors, nonprofits and the Yampa Valley.  By growing our endowment, we seek to secure our organization’s future in the valley.