YVCF News

WZ Giving Circle Funds Over $100,000

The WZ Giving Circle gathered in October 2022 for its third and final meeting of the year. At the meeting, eight nonprofit organizations presented thirteen proposals for funding consideration. The WZ Giving Circle funded all 13 requests, totaling over $46,000 in...

2022 Community Grant Awards

In partnership with the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, community donors, and Donor Advised Fund advisors, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation has awarded $531,913 to 74 nonprofit organizations in its 2022 Community Grant Cycle. The Community Grant Cycle is...

Routt County Workforce Housing Preservation Fund Created

Workforce housing is the #1 issue facing the Yampa Valley. In response to the news that Whitehaven Mobile Home park residents were recently notified of the contract to sell the land under their homes, YVCF has set up the Routt County Workforce Housing Preservation...

YVCF Welcomes Two New Staff to the Team

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) is excited to introduce two staff members joining our team. Greg Hamilton will start July 25 as Program Officer and Kerry Guzek has already stepped in as Accounting & Administrative Specialist. As Program Officer, Greg...

4th and Oak Community Foundation Building

TOGETHER, WE DID IT! We have reached our capital campaign goal and have officially broken ground on the construction of YVCF's new home in downtown Steamboat Springs on the corner of 4th and Oak Streets. Made possible through a one-of-a-kind donation of land, this...

IMPACT100 Grants $16,500 to Local Nonprofits

IMPACT100, a collective giving program of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, closed out its 16th season in May, 2022, awarding $16,500 to three deserving local nonprofit organizations. The final voting event for Season 16 was hosted at Perry Mansfield Performing...

YVCF Facilitates Big Impact on Affordable Housing

A shortage of affordable and attainable housing has become one of the most vexing community issues in many regions in Colorado, particularly in ski resort communities such as Steamboat Springs and the greater Yampa Valley. The desirability of the area combined with an...

Giving Circles Grant over $105,000 in 2021

Assistance toward the replacement of a prosthetic leg for a 30-year old woman who was living in pain. Funding toward the purchase of a vehicle for safe and reliable transportation for a survivor of domestic violence. Wardrobe alterations for young man with cerebral...

2022 Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Grants Announced

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) has awarded three Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund (TMEF) grants for the 2021 cycle, a total of $29,122. Stagecoach State Park was awarded $7,000 for repairs to trails and culverts damaged by runoff, the City of Steamboat...

Steamboat Springs Running Series support local trails

This past August 21st, the Steamboat Springs Running Series in partnership with Smartwool organized the Continental Divide Trail Run with over 350 entrants. The net proceeds raised by the event, $6,700, was donated to support the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund...

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