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Foundations - Community

community foundation funding sources: Aspen Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, the Denver Foundation, Rose Community Foundation, Southern Colorado Community Foundation, and Western Colorado Community Foundation

Community Foundations are non-profit organizations that receive funding from multiple donors for the benefit of the residents in a defined geographic area or community. 

  • Aspen Community Foundation
    The foundation’s service area spans an 80-mile corridor along the Roaring Fork and Colorado Rivers from Aspen to Parachute. Offers support to non-profits working in early childhood education, family supports, and youth development.
  • Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
    Primary communities serviced include Berthoud, Estes Valley, Fort Collins, Loveland, and Eastern Colorado. Currently the counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma are included in the Eastern Colorado region. The goal is to expand to include all of Colorado’s Eastern Plains.
  • The Community Foundation of Southwest Colorado
    Counties served – La Plata, Archuleta, San Juan, Montezuma, Dolores
  • The Denver Foundation
    Service area includes the seven-county Metro Denver area. Areas of focus include basic human needs, education, economic opportunity, and leadership & equity.
  • The Grantsmanship Center
    The Center provides a list of community foundations located in Colorado with their geographic focus.
  • Rose Community Foundation
    Service area includes the seven county greater Denver area (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson). Program areas include aging, child & family development; education; health; and Jewish life.
  • Southern Colorado Community Foundation
    The foundation provides funds to organizations that support Alamosa, Baca, Bent, Chafee, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Mineral, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties.  The majority of grants awarded are $2,000 - $5,000
  • Western Colorado Community Foundation
    The foundation serves a seven county region that includes Mesa, Garfield, Eagle, Delta, Montrose, Ouray and Rio Blanco Counties. Funding supports health and human services, education, environment and arts/culture.

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