YVCF News

4th and Oak Community Foundation Building

A project which will enable YVCF to better serve our community and nonprofits, to grow our capacity, to increase our impact and to preserve shared community values through the power of philanthropy. Made possible through a one-of-a-kind donation of land on the corner...

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...

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...

North Routt Community Fund: Now accepting applications

The North Routt Community Fund was established at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation for the purpose to benefit North Routt County, Colorado. Only grant requests for charitable purposes that have a public benefit will be considered. Programs and services that...

IMPACT100 Closes Out Season 15 with $11,500 in Grants Awarded

At IMPACT 100’s closing event of Season 15 in April 2021, members voted to award $11,500 to four deserving nonprofit organizations. Since its inception in 2006, YVCF’s IMPACT100 program has granted $178,550 to 50 local nonprofits. The concept of IMPACT100 is simple:...

Giving Circles Grant Over $103,000 in 2020

Quality of life, especially toward the end of life, is priceless. That’s why Northwest Colorado Health submitted a proposal to Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle for consideration of funding in August 2020. The client, we will call her Norma, is...

WHILD Stories: Missy Dressen…Leading across boundaries!!

By Michael Osterman Collaboration is not a word being used very frequently these days. Yet without the partnership formed between various governmental agencies and private landowners, Routt County would not be seeing the many benefits of the work being done to improve...

Every day we meet with partners, new and longstanding, to pass on our passion to build a better Yampa Valley. If you have a passion, we can help you find the best way to pass it on.