Stories from the Valley

All or Nothing Matching Challenge for Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund = Complete

We did it! A $3,000 All or Nothing Matching Challenge to support the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund was successfully met 15 days before the June 28th deadline.  The Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund would like to thank the over 20 donors who gave one time or monthly donations in addition to the participants of the RISE Steamboat fitness events for helping the community reach this goal. This matching challenge was provided by a generous donation from the Three Moon Fund at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.  For more information about the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, visit www.yvcf.org/trails or call 970-879-8632 ...
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Press Release: The Yampa Valley Community Foundation awards $146,300 in scholarships to local students from seven local schools

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation awards $146,300 in scholarships to local students from seven local schools Scholarships were awarded to students at Steamboat Mountain School, Yampa Valley High School, Steamboat Springs High School, Moffat County High School, SOROCO High School, Hayden High School, Meeker High School, and a student who was homeschooled. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO – 6/8/2018 The Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) awarded college scholarships valued at a total of $107,800 to 57 students to attend college or vocational school next year.  The scholarship awards range from $250 to $6,000 many of which are renewable, allowing students to finish ...
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Planned Giving Tip of the Month: June

Real Estate - Give While Enjoying Its Use Planned Giving Tip of the Month: June As you are considering making charitable gifts as part of your long-term financial and estate plans, you may want to consider ways a primary residence, vacation home or certain farm properties can be used to make a future gift to Yampa Valley Community Foundation and the Yampa Valley while enjoying a number of current and future financial benefits. Through a gift of a remainder in real estate, you can make a gift of a home or farm property now, while enjoying the right to live ...
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All or Nothing Matching Challenge for the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund

All or Nothing Matching Challenge for the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund The Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund is excited to announce a $3,000 matching challenge from June 1st – June 28th (June’s Full Moon) to support maintenance of non-motorized trails in Routt and Moffat Counties. This is in thanks to a generous donation from the Three Moon Fund at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. Starting June 1st, dollar for dollar, the Three Moon Fund will match donations until the goal of $3,000 is reached by June 30th. This is an all or nothing matching challenge, meaning, if our community does not ...
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Fund creates a path to keep Routt County WHILD

Fund creates a path to keep Routt County WHILD A new fund created at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation supports wildlife habitat improvement in Routt County STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO - May 21, 2018- A new endowment fund recently established at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) will contribute to improving Routt County’s wealth of natural wildlife habitat. The Wildlife Habitat Improvement Local District Endowment Fund (WHILD) will support wildlife habitat improvement projects, including capital projects, planning, research, studies, management, enforcement, education and other wildlife habitat improvement projects, for the public benefit within Routt County. As an endowed fund, funding will ...
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Planned Giving Tip of the Month – May 2018

You're Never Too Young Planning ahead is not just for the elderly. Neither are planned gifts. Right now you may be focused on accumulating assets and providing for your family obligations. But you can also support YVCF  and local nonprofit organizations. It's easier than you think. YVCF offers giving techniques that fit your circumstances now and maximize your ability to give. Please contact us and we'll tell you more about the giving tools that work well for younger donors. Learn more about Liana and Bobby Jones and the YVCF Sleeping Giant Society by clicking here. We advise you to seek your ...
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PHILANTHROPY GROWS IN THE YAMPA VALLEY

PHILANTHROPY GROWS IN THE YAMPA VALLEY STEAMBOAT SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY GRANTS ALMOST $18,000 TO LOCAL NON-PROFITS  An engaged community steeped in philanthropic values is a living force. The Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) empowers individuals, organizations, and businesses to connect with the causes that matter. The Yampa Valley’s growing and contagious culture of giving is resulting in a healthier and more vibrant place to live, work, and play. One powerful example of a local business actively engaging in philanthropy is Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty (SSIR).  The SSIR Community Fund was established in 2017 through YVCF as a way for SSIR ...
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