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Fund Name   Description
Arts & Culture
Historic Routt County Operating Endowment Fund Donate Endowment for the benefit of Historic Routt County which preserves and promotes the historic character of Routt County communities and rural areas through the built environment. We save the places that tell the story of our county and its people.
Steamboat Art Museum Endowment Fund Donate Endowment for the benefit of Steamboat Art Museum which promotes and presents the visual arts to the community of Northwest Colorado reflecting and enhancing our culture and heritage.
Steamboat Creates Endowment Fund Donate "Endowment for the benefit of Steamboat Creates which enhances quality of life and economic vitality through advocacy, promotion, education, infrastructure, and connections of the creative sector, and by growing engagement in arts and cultural experiences for our community and visitors. "
Steamboat Springs Public Art Maintenance Endowment Fund Donate To maintain and restore public art that is listed on the City of Steamboat Springs public art inventory and located in and around the City of Steamboat Springs.
Tread of Pioneers Museum Endowment Donate Nonprofit Endowment for the benefit Tread of Pioneers Museum.
Western Heritage Partnership Fund Donate Established in 2008 to advance understanding of our western heritage and fund project that support awareness and importance of our history,
Yampa Valley Community Arts Endowment Donate By giving to the Yampa Valley Community Arts Endowment, you can invest in the local arts scene and help provide cultural opportunities for all.
Education
EOS Endowment Fund Donate Established to provide outdoor education and recreation to all students in Steamboat schools.
First Impressions Special Hardship Fund Donate Provides tuition to child care providers in Routt County on behalf of qualifying families in need of assistance.
Human Resource Coalition Fund Donate Provides funding for the health and human service programs in Routt County.
New Frontiers: Girls & Womens Fund Donate Supports Women and Girls: This is a program for 8th-grade girls to prepare them for adulthood.
North Routt Community Fund Donate Supports organizations that benefit the geographic region of North Routt County.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Fund Donate Supports RMYC in providing diverse opportunities for young people to participate in outdoor-based service and education for their growth, respect, and responsibility to self, community, and environment.
Routt County Crime Stoppers Fund Donate Established in 2005 to support the Routt County Crime Stoppers Organization, providing the community a means to anonymously help police solve crimes.
South Routt Education Endowment Fund Donate Apermanent endowment to supporting pre-K through 12th-grade education in the geographical boundaries of the South Routt School District.
YVCF Grant Fund: Education Endowment Donate Ensuring success in education for future generations.
Environment
Elaine and Win Dermody Fund Donate The purpose of this fund is to provide funding for one crew week of youth or conservation corps work in collaboration with Friends of the Wilderness.
Marsha Daughenbaugh Legacy Endowment for the Community Agriculture Alliance Fund Donate The purpose of this fund is to allow the Community Agricultural Alliance to continue to grow and to cultivate and assist agriculture producers in Routt County.
The Friends of Wilderness Endowment Fund Donate "The purpose of this fund is to support the efforts of the Friends of Wilderness Volunteers. This includes, creating a trail presence via regular Patrols. Providing a source of information for recreation, navigation and regulations. Monitoring and cleaning up campsites. Encouraging Leave No Trace practices Performing trail maintenance by removing deadfall, cleaning waterbars and repairing signage."
Wildlife Habitat Improvement Local District (WHILD) Fund Donate The purpose of the Fund is to provide a permanent endowment to 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.
Yampa River Botanic Park Fund Donate Established in 2005 to support the operations of the Yampa River Botanic Park.
Yampa River Endowment Fund Donate The purpose of the this fund is to identify and fund activities that protect the water supply, wildlife habitat, and recreation opportunities provided to us by the Yampa River.
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council Endowment Donate The purpose of the fund is to support efforts to conserve resources and reduce our community's carbon footprint through various programs.
YVCF Grant Fund: Environment Endowment Donate Established in 1998 to promote land conservation and environmental preservation.
Health & Human Services
Advocates of Routt County Fund Donate Provides operating support for Advocates of Routt County.
Casey's Pond Residence Assistance Fund Donate Providing funding to assist residents of Casey's Pond.
Habitat For Humanity Revolving Land Endowment Donate A revolving land fund as part of the Foundation's Housing Special Intiative to provide a permanent source of funding for Habitat for Humanity to purchase land to build affordable homes.
Haven Fund Donate Provides support for The Haven.
Horizons Specialized Services Endowment Donate An endowment fund to benefit the operations and carry on the mission of the organization.
Hospice Services of NW Colorado Endowment Donate Supports any purpose or activity related to the mission or work of the Hospice Services of Northwest Colorado.
Northwest Colorado Health Fund Donate An endowment fund established for any purpose or activity related to the mission or work of the Northwest Colorado Health.
Routt County Council on Aging Endowment Fund Donate Provide operating for Routt County Council on Aging.
The Susan Mizen Legacy Endowment Fund Donate An endowment fund established in 2020 in honor of Susan Mizen for the benefit of Horizons Specialized Services.
YVCF Grant Fund: Healthy Community Endowment Donate Taking care of community wellness needs.
Recreation
Howelsen Capital Improvements Fund Ice Arena Donate
Howelsen Hill SKI AREA Endowment Fund Donate The purpose of the Fund is to provide a permanent endowment to operate, maintain and improve the Howelsen Hill Ski Area for public and community benefit including nordic, jumping, alpine, snowboarding and other disciplines.
Passport Club Donate A Passport Club Membership is a great way to strengthen the community and enjoy the benefits that the Steamboat Ski Area provides.
Routt County Riders Endowment Fund Donate
Steamboat Dogs Fund Donate The purpose of the Fund is for the capital development and ongoing maintenance of dog parks, facilities and trails on public lands within the current geographical boundaries of the City of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Steamboat Springs Tennis and Pickleball Center Maintenance Endowment Fund Donate The purpose of the Fund is to provide a permanent endowment to support annual maintenance and improvements to the facilities at the Steamboat Springs Tennis and Pickelball Center.
Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donate Provides a permanent endowment to support specific non-motorized trail and trailhead maintenance projects on public lands within the current geographical boundaries of Routt and Moffat Counties.
YVCF Grant Fund: Recreation Endowment Donate Established in 1998 to promote lifelong interest in health and fitness.
Scholarship Funds
Bill Michalek Scholarship Donate Established in 1997 to provide scholarships to deserving athletes of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
Catamount Ranch & Club Scholarship Fund Donate The mission of this fund is to provide financial aid for college or vocational tuition, books and fees to employees of Catamount Ranch & Club.
Doak Walker Scholarship Fund Donate The mission of this fund is to provide scholarships to one male and one female student from each high school in Routt and Moffat Counties. Recipients should reflect Doak’s values of citizenship, leadership, sportsmanship and academic achievement.
Elk River Kipper Scholarship Donate Vista Verde Ranch's mission is to grow leaders. This scholarship supports Vista Verde employees in advancing their professional skills as they leave the ranch to pursue their next endeavor.
Eric Small Scholarship Donate Established in memory of Eric Small, a young man who touched many lives until his untimely death due to cancer shortly after graduating from Steamboat Springs High School, to provide scholarships to Steamboat Springs High School graduating seniors.
Everett & Benita Bristol Memorial International Scholarship Donate Established to provide scholarships to Routt County graduates or students at CMC Alpine Campus to attend CMC Steamboat full time, and who are a first generation college student, DACA student, student born outside the U.S. or have parents born outside the U.S., international student, or students for whom English is not their primary language.
Kenneth Corriveau Trade Scholarship Donate Established in memory of Kenny Corriveau for the purpose of awarding scholarships to students wishing to advance their education in the trades.
Levi Hampton Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate In memory of Levi Hampton, to fund scholarships for Sorodo High School graduating seniors who want to attend college but may not be recognized by other scholarship programs.
Monica Olson Veterinarian Scholarship Donate Established to provide educational scholarships for Routt or Moffat County students interested in studying pre-veterinary studies.
Poogie Dawes Scholarship Fund Donate Established in memory of Poogie Dawes to provide educational scholarships for Steamboat Springs High School female graduates who display Poogie's characteristics of caring, compassion and friendship.
Routt County Cattlewomen Scholarship Donate Established in 2000 to further the purposes of the Routt County CattleWomen, including scholarships for graduating seniors and continuing education students.
Ski Town USA Rotary Scholarship Fund Donate
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation Scholarship Donate Established in 1997 to provide educational scholarships with particular emphasis on all disciplines of snow sports.
Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors Scholarship Fund Donate Established to provide educational scholarships to Routt County graduates based on participation and leadership in the community.
Steamboat Springs Volunteer Fireman's Scholarship Fund Donate For the volunteer fire department to provide scholarships for graduating seniors of Steamboat Springs High School wishing to continue their scholastic pursuits.
Steve Maloney Memorial Fund Donate Established in memory of Steve Maloney to award scholarships to student athletes who are inspiring and passionate about their sport of choice.
The Hayden Tigers Booster Club-Coach Chad Jones Memorial Scholorship Fund Donate Established to provide educational scholarships for graduating seniors from Hayden High School who, like Chad, exemplifies the characteristics of self improvement, a positive attitude, leadership, resilience and mental toughness.
The Romaine Robson-Hamilton Memorial Music Scholarship Fund for Hayden High School Donate In memory of Romaine Robson-Hamilton, this scholarship was created to provide funding for a graduating senior from Hayden High School who intends to pursue a career in the field of music.
The Romaine Robson-Hamilton Memorial Music Scholarship Fund for Steamboat Springs High School Donate In memory of Romaine Robson-Hamilton, this scholarship was created to provide funding for a graduating senior from Steamboat Springs High School who intends to pursue a career in the field of music.
William P. Spyker Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate In memory of William (Bill) Spyker, this scholarship was established to provide educational funding for a student who has an IEP.
Various Interests
COVID-19 Emergency Fund Donate The COVID-19 Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak.
IMPACT100 Fund Donate Encouraging the next generation of leaders to participate in philanthropy.
The Town of Hayden Community Fund Donate The Town of Hayden Community Fund, established in 2020, aims to support specific projects in the Town of Hayden, as identified by the Town Council that work for the betterment of the community as a whole.
The Women's Giving Circle Fund Donate As a member of the Women’s Giving Circle, you learn more about current needs in the community and make collective decisions about the most impactful places to grant the pooled funds.
Turkey Bowl Fund Donate Turkey Bowl is an annual event taking place during Thanksgiving where teams are formed and donations collected. The winning team picks a nonprofit that will receive the donation.
WZ Giving Circle Donate The WZ Giving Circle helps those most in need.
Yampa Valley Gives Fund Donate Give where you LIVE!
YVCF Community Grant Endowment Donate The Community endowment funds are a permanent charitable resource that grows through community support and provides much-needed funding to local nonprofit organizations. When you give to the community endowments, you’re helping to meet the needs of our community today, and for years to come. Your gift supports the Yampa Valley in perpetuity..
YVCF Funds
2020 Community Grants Fund Donate The annual grant cycle is an opportunity for YVCF to educate itself regarding the current state of needs in the Yampa Valley. Grant proposals are researched and analyzed by the Grants Committee, which is composed of local community volunteers and YVCF Board of Trustees members. Proposals are also shared with individuals who have created a Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation. Grants are awarded to organizations and programs that best demonstrate an impact on community needs. Unless notes, donations to this fund will support the overall grant cycle. If you would like to indicate an area of interest, please note *health & human services, *arts & culture, *recreation, *environment, *education in the notes section below.
Operating Gifts Donate With your gifts to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, your impact is magnified. Your gifts allows the Foundation to make giving smarter, help nonprofits be more effective, and make our community even stronger.
YVCF and Passport Club Fund Donate Supports the mission of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.
YVCF Trustee Operating Endowment Donate An endowment for operating funds enabling the Foundation to provide vital community services.
Donor Advised Fund
Alan Panebaker Memorial Endowment Donate This fund is dedicated to help preserve healthy waterways and to enhance the enjoyment of our world’s rivers.
Ann Barney Memorial Fund Donate Established in 2008 in Memory of Ann Barney.
Downtown Steamboat Public Art Fund Donate Established for the primary purpose of the acquisition, installationa nd maintenance of public art in Steamboat's downtown.
Jeffrey Allen Dye Suicide Prevention Project Endowment Donate For suicide prevention efforts targeted at youth and young adults in memory of Jeffrey Allen Dye.
Live Like Sancy- The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund Donate Sancy Jo Shaw brought her passion for life “beyond four walls” to everyone she met, wrapped in a package of love that made each one feel special.  The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund has been established to continue that impact, reaching people for positive change.
Marc Sehler Memorial Fund Donate Established in memory of Marc Sehler in honor of his lifetime of work dreaming, building and maintaining Steamboat's local trail system.
Mark McManus Foundation Donate Established to provide community outreach and educational programs to raise awareness about the risks associated with prescription drug use, misuse and abuse.
McCreight Smile Foundation Donate Established to assist victims of domestic violence in N.W. Colorado with restorative and cosmetic dental care needs.
Nathan R. Hertzog Memorial Endowment Donate Established in 2000 to carry on Nathan's passion for the environment, arts, education, cultural diversity, and social justice.
Sascha Julia Franzel Life Fund Donate Established to support Perry-Mansfield School and performing Arts Camp, Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports (STARS) and other charitable purposes.
Ski Town USA Rotary Club Donate Established in 2005 for local and international giving as determined by the Ski Town USA Rotary Club.
St Cecilia Fund Donate Created in 2017 for programs that advance and promote the arts within the Yampa Valley in partnership with Holy Name Catholic Church.
Steamboat Group Fund Donate Together we can feed local families and give children a voice. We are offering a $10,000 matching challenge of $5,000 each to Lift Up and CASA. Please tell us in the comments section where you would like to direct your donation.
Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty Community Fund Donate Established in 2017 to support charitable causes in the Yampa Valley.
Steamboat Springs Elementary School Challenge Fund Donate An annual fund that benefits the students at Soda Creek and Strawberry Park Elementary Schools, providing teachers with opportunities to enhance curriculum and directly supporting development of 21st Century skills.
The Love Life Live Life Fund Donate Established to change the world one step at a time.
Other Funds