YVCF News

Women’s Giving Circle 2023 Report

Through the generosity of 76 members of the Women’s Giving Circle, 73 requests for assistance were funded in 2023 for a total of $96,313. In comparison, in 2019, the Women’s Giving Circle funded 17 proposals totaling $22,612. This 326% growth over four years of the...

IMPACT100 Season 17 Results

Another successful season of IMPACT100 is in the books! Congratulations to Brighter World Child Advocacy Center who was the winning nonprofit for Season 17, receiving a $10,000 grant. Brighter World’s mission is to elevate voices, facilitate safety, seek justice, and...

Hayden Flood Relief Fund Opened

The flooding of Dry Creek in Hayden, CO in April 2023 damaged nearly 50 properties, with up to 25 experiencing moderate to major damage. Many Hayden residents are currently living in hazardous conditions and experiencing great financial strain as they work to return...

2023 Holiday Matching Challenge to Benefit LiftUp

The Steamboat Group is currently putting on a matching challenge for LiftUp Food Bank. They will match up to $25,000 donations to the TSG Fund made through the end of the year. The TSG Fund is a donor advised fund at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, a 501c3...

YouthRoots Routt County Program Summary

YouthRoots Routt County grants $13,500 to local nonprofits The Yampa Valley Community Foundation partnered in 2022-2023 with the nonprofit YouthRoots to implement a leadership program that empowers high school students to address community issues. During the year-long...

Tax-Aide

Free tax preparation through AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Tax-Aide Volunteers will be providing free tax preparation assistance to Routt and Moffat County residents beginning February 24th through April 13th 2024, on most Mondays and select Saturdays by appointment only,...

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...

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