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YVCF Funds
  Donate 4th and Oak Building Fund
Fund to support creation of YVCF Building at 4th and Oak Streets in downtown Steamboat.
  Donate Passport Club
A Passport Club Membership is a great way to strengthen the community and enjoy the benefits that the Steamboat Ski Resort provides. Please contact Traci Hiatt at traci@yvcf.org or 970-879-8632 for information about joining the Passport Club.
  Donate YVCF Gifts to Operating Fund
With your gift to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, your impact is magnified, helping us build a vibrant community through the power of philanthropy.
  Donate YVCF Operating Endowment
An endowment for operating funds enabling the Foundation to provide vital community services.
YVCF Granting Funds
  Donate YVCF 2022 Community Grants Fundraising Fund
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 a Grants Committee composed of local community volunteers and YVCF Board of Trustees members. Proposals are also shared with individuals who have Donor Advised Funds at the Community Foundation. Grants are awarded to organizations and programs that best demonstrate an impact on community needs. Unless noted, 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, or *education in the notes section.
  Donate YVCF Arts & Culture Endowment
By giving to the YVCF Arts & Culture Endowment, you invest in the local arts scene and help provide cultural opportunities for all.
  Donate YVCF Community Grants Endowment
The Community Grants Endowment Fund is a permanent charitable resource that grows through community support and a long-term investment strategy and provides much-needed funding to local nonprofit organizations annually. When you give to the community endowment, you’re helping meet the needs of our community today and for years to come. Your gift supports the Yampa Valley in perpetuity.
  Donate YVCF Education Endowment
Your gift to the YVCF Education Endowment helps ensure success in education for future generations.
  Donate YVCF Environment Endowment
By giving to the YVCF Environment Endowment, you promote land conservation and environmental preservation.
  Donate YVCF Healthy Community Endowment
Giving to the YVCF Healthy Community Endowment helps take care of community wellness needs in perpetuity.
  Donate YVCF Recreation Endowment
The YVCF Recreation Endowment promotes lifelong interest in health and fitness and encourages development and protection of recreational facilities and opportunities.
YVCF Giving Circles
  Donate IMPACT100 Fund
Encouraging the next generation of leaders to participate in philanthropy. The concept is simple. 100 members donate $100 each, creating a pool of $10,000 that is granted out to local nonprofits. Every paid member gets a vote to decide how the funding is granted.
  Donate The Women's Giving Circle Fund
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.
  Donate WZ Giving Circle
Through a biannual round of granting, the WZ Giving Circle helps individuals or families experiencing a crisis and in need of immediate financial assistance.
Arts & Culture
  Donate Friends of The Hubbard Cabin Fund
Funds will to used to update the Historic Hubbard Cabin, allowing the Cabin to be open and available for overnight rentals for the public to enjoy and utilize.
  Donate Historic Routt County Operating Endowment Fund
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.
  Donate Steamboat Art Museum Endowment Fund
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.
  Donate Steamboat Art Museum Fund
Established in 2005 for the planning, development and start-up operation of the Steamboat Art Museum.
  Donate Steamboat Springs Public Art Maintenance Endowment Fund
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.
  Donate Susan Schiesser Memorial Fund
The Susan Schiesser Memorial Fund is a Designated Fund of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, created for the charitable purposes of funding the creation of a sculpture in honor of Susan Schiesser and the maintenance of the sculpture by the City of Steamboat Springs, as well as to support Steamboat Reading, Routt County Humane Society and Steamboat Creates.
  Donate Tread of Pioneers Museum Endowment
Endowment for the benefit of the Tread of Pioneers Museum.
  Donate Western Heritage Partnership Fund
Established in 2008 to advance understanding of our western heritage and fund projects that enhance awareness and importance of our history,
Community
  Donate North Routt Community Fund
Supports organizations that benefit the geographic region of North Routt County.
  Donate Steamboat Springs-Bob Adams Airport Endowment Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide a permanent endowment to improve, maintain, and operate the Steamboat Springs-Bob Adams airport.
  Donate The Town of Hayden Community Fund
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.
  Donate Yampa Valley Housing Authority
The purpose of the Fund is to provide safe, affordable housing that supports low- and moderate-income residents employed in Routt County. Funds will be used for various purposes to create additional affordable housing opportunities in Routt County.
Donor Advised Funds
  Donate Angela Ashby-Your Steamboat Home Fund
Angela Ashby-Your Steamboat Home Fund was created to support Yampa Valley nonprofits and charitable causes.
  Donate Caroline Mary Lupori Memorial Fund
This fund was established in loving memory of Caroline Mary Lupori, to benefit organizations and causes important to Caroline.
  Donate Dirt to Snow-Mark Satkiewicz Legacy Fund
The mission of the Dirt to Snow - Mark Satkiewicz Legacy Fund is to provide funding to support bike and snow sport programs and equipment for Routt County youth. The fund will continue Mark’s quest for inclusivity by removing barriers and making these sports accessible to all kids.
  Donate Downtown Steamboat Public Art Fund
Established for the primary purpose of the acquisition, installation and maintenance of public art in Steamboat's downtown.
  Donate Drew Hyde Memorial Fund
The Drew Hyde Memorial Fund was established to support causes that Drew was passionate about, especially recreation and backcountry awareness, safety and training. The Drew Hyde Memorial Fund is a Donor Advised Fund of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.
  Donate Friends of Soda Creek Elementary Fund
A Fund to support programs that enhance and develop 21st century skills such as critical thinking; effective use of information, media and technology; leadership and collaboration; organizational skills; and global awareness.
  Donate Jeffrey Allen Dye Suicide Prevention Project Endowment
For suicide prevention efforts targeted at youth and young adults in memory of Jeffrey Allen Dye.
  Donate Live Like Sancy- The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund
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 was established to continue that impact, reaching people for positive change.
  Donate Marc Sehler Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Marc Sehler, to honor his lifetime of work dreaming, building and maintaining Steamboat's local trail system.
  Donate Mark McManus Foundation
Established to provide community outreach and educational programs to raise awareness about the risks associated with prescription drug use, misuse and abuse.
  Donate Ski Town USA Rotary Club
Established in 2005 for local and international giving as determined by the Ski Town USA Rotary Club.
  Donate St Cecilia Fund
Created in 2017 for programs that advance and promote the arts within the Yampa Valley in partnership with Holy Name Catholic Church.
  Donate Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty Community Fund
Established in 2017 to support charitable causes in the Yampa Valley.
  Donate Steamboat Springs Rotary Club Endowment
Established in 1996 to expand the Steamboat Springs Rotary Club's philanthropy in the community through scholarships.
  Donate Susie Gillig Foley Charitable Fund
The Susie Gillig Foley Charitable Fund was established to support organizations and causes that Susie was passionate about. This is a Donor Advised Fund of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.
  Donate The Love Life Live Life Fund
Established to change the world one step at a time.
  Donate The Steamboat Group Fund
This DAF established by The Steamboat Group supports nonprofit organizations which “Help Keep Steamboat Special.”
Education
  Donate EOS Endowment Fund
Established to provide outdoor education and recreation to all students in Steamboat schools.
  Donate New Frontiers: Girls & Womens Fund
Supports a program for 8th-grade girls to prepare them for adulthood.
  Donate Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Fund
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.
  Donate South Routt Education Endowment Fund
A permanent endowment to support pre-K through 12th-grade education in the geographical boundaries of the South Routt School District. WAYS TO GIVE: • I pledge $25 per year • I pledge $250 per year • I pledge $2500 per year • other
  Donate Yampa Valley RISE Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide funding for the Yampa Valley RISE Program at the Hayden School District and South Routt School District. Funds will be used for capital expenditures, facilities construction or renovations, and other expenses associated with the completion of the career pathway labs, and for ongoing program costs associated with the Yampa Valley RISE Program, for the purpose of expanding the career and technical education (CTE) agriculture pathways and aligned PK-12 grade curriculum at the School Districts.
Environment
  Donate Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition Endowment Fund
Endowment for the benefit of Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition. CCCC conserves and protects the Rocky Mountain Population of Greater Sandhill Cranes and their habitat using science and education to connect people with this iconic species.
  Donate Elaine and Win Dermody Fund
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.
  Donate Marsha Daughenbaugh Legacy Endowment for the Community Agriculture Alliance Fund
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.
  Donate The Friends of Wilderness Endowment Fund
This fund supports the efforts of the Friends of Wilderness Volunteers. These include 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; and performing trail maintenance by removing deadfall, cleaning waterbars and repairing signage.
  Donate Wildlife Habitat Improvement Local District (WHILD) Fund
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.
  Donate Yampa River Botanic Park Fund
Established in 2005 to support the operations of the Yampa River Botanic Park. Membership Levels: Individual $40, Family $60, Business $100; Leadership Giving Levels: Columbine $100+, Trillium $250+, Sunflower $500+, Shooting Star $1,000+, Sego Lily $2,000+, Forget-Me-Not $5,000+, Penstemon $10,000+; Note a Gift of Membership in Tribute Special Notes.
  Donate Yampa River Endowment Fund
The purpose of this fund is to identify and support activities that protect the water supply, wildlife habitat, and recreation opportunities provided to us by the Yampa River.
  Donate Yampa Valley Sustainability Council Endowment
The purpose of the fund is to support efforts to conserve resources and reduce our community's carbon footprint through various programs.
Health & Human Services
  Donate Advocates of Routt County Fund
Provides operating support for Advocates of Routt County, a nonprofit that supports and empowers all people impacted by sexual violence and abusive relationships, while disrupting all systems that tolerate and perpetuate such violence.
  Donate Casey's Pond Residence Assistance Fund
Provides funding to assist residents of Casey's Pond Senior Living Community.
  Donate Habitat For Humanity Revolving Land Endowment
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.
  Donate Integrated Community Endowment Fund
Endowment Fund for the benefit of Integrated Community which serves the following population; limited English speaking, low-income, under-employed youth, families and community members looking to understand and access resources and services in Routt County.
  Donate Northwest Colorado Health – Endowment Fund
The Endowment Fund has been established to support our community today, tomorrow, and beyond ensuring the future of health care in our valley with access to care from beginning to end of life.
  Donate Northwest Colorado Health – General Fund
Northwest Colorado Health supports community wellness through a range of health programs and services helping residents of all ages, income levels and cultures live as healthy as possible.
  Donate Northwest Colorado Health – Hospice Fund
Provides support for Northwest Colorado Health’s Hospice program. The Hospice program believes that everyone with a terminal illness has the right to live with dignity and comfort.
  Donate Northwest Colorado Health – The Haven Fund
Provides support for The Haven Assisted Living. The Haven believes that community members deserve the opportunity to age in place and remain a part of our community.
  Donate Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide Endowment Fund
Endowment for the benefit of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide
  Donate Routt County Council on Aging Endowment Fund
An endowment fund to secure operating funds for the Routt County Council on Aging.
  Donate Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors CUSP Fund
This fund will serve as an ongoing mechanism to support two local organizations, LiftUp Routt County and Community Budget Center, to meet the demand for utility support in our community.
  Donate The Susan Mizen Legacy Endowment Fund
An endowment fund established in 2020 in honor of Susan Mizen for the benefit of Horizons Specialized Services.
Recreation
  Donate Howelsen Hill Ski Area Endowment Fund
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.
  Donate Howelsen Ice Complex Capital Fund
The mission of the fund shall be for capital improvements related to the Howelsen Ice Arena, that provide a public benefit. This fund is held by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.
  Donate Oak Creek Mountain Park Endowment
The purpose of the fund is to create a long term funding source for the maintenance of the park.
  Donate Old Town Hot Springs Endowment
An endowment to benefit Old Town Hot Springs.
  Donate "Paint the Lines" Tennis & Pickleball Center Maintenance Endowment Fund
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.
  Donate Routt County Riders Endowment Fund
Provides a permanent endowment to implement positive change for all types of cyclists in Northwest Colorado through community outreach activities like social rides, safety initiatives, trail maintenance and coordinated volunteer days.
  Donate Steamboat Digs Dogs Capital Fund
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.
  Donate Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association Endowment Fund
SSYHA is a non-profit educational and charitable organization created to foster and advance the game of ice hockey for players from the age of five years through High School, by planning programs and creating policies, then implementing and executing them for the betterment of all involved.
  Donate Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund
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.
Scholarships
  Donate Catamount Ranch & Club Scholarship Fund
The mission of this fund is to provide financial aid for college or vocational tuition, books and fees to employees of Catamount Ranch & Club.
  Donate Doak Walker Scholarship Fund
Awarded to one male and one female student athlete from each public high school in Routt and Moffat Counties who reflect Doak’s characteristics of community service, leadership, sportsmanship and academic achievement.
  Donate Elk River Kipper Scholarship
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.
  Donate Frank Levkulich Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a Moffat County High School graduate who demonstrates financial need, to supplement other educational funding sources in the pursuit of higher education at a trade school. One $3,000 scholarship award per year.
  Donate Hayden Tigers Booster Club-Coach Chad Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established to provide educational scholarships for graduating seniors from Hayden High School who, like Chad, exemplify the characteristics of self improvement, a positive attitude, leadership, resilience and mental toughness.
  Donate Kenny Corriveau Trade Scholarship
Awarded for the purpose of advancing education in the trades for individuals ages 17-25 to attend a trade, college or university institution.
  Donate Levi Hampton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Funds scholarships for Soroco High School graduating seniors who want to attend college but may not be on the top tier and hence his/her talent, tenacity and wit may not be recognized by other scholarship programs.
  Donate Mary Beth Norris Music Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was created in honor of Mary Beth Norris to support an instrumental musician graduating from a Routt County high school, in their pursuit of higher education at a 2-year or 4-year college or university.
  Donate Partners Youth Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this Fund is to offer a scholarship opportunity for youth who have been in the Partners program, in order to best serve those youth and encourage their continuing education.
  Donate Poogie Dawes Scholarship Fund
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. One $7,000 award per year.
  Donate Romaine Robson-Hamilton Memorial Music Scholarship for Hayden High School Fund
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. One $1,000 scholarship per year.
  Donate Romaine Robson-Hamilton Memorial Music Scholarship for Steamboat Springs High School Fund
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. One $1,000 scholarship per year.
  Donate Routt County CattleWomen Scholarship
Awarded to students who are residents of Routt County and members of a family currently involved in Routt County beef production or pursuing a degree related to or benefiting the beef industry. Also offered to college students (residents of Routt County) who are continuing their secondary education or who are non-traditional students attending for the first time.
  Donate Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation DEI Scholarship Fund
The SSRC DEI Scholarship was established to fund a scholarship to encourage Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) students to consider educational tracks and careers in the ski resort industry; to reduce barriers for BIPOC students pursuing higher education and careers in the ski resort industry; and to foster increased diversity in the industry’s workforce.
  Donate Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors Scholarship Fund
Awarded to qualified Routt County high school seniors based on participation and leadership in the community, a minimum GPA of 3.25 and financial need.
  Donate Yampa Valley High School Scholarship Fund
For individuals who have attended Yampa Valley High School during the last two academic school years and plan to attend an institution of higher education, including vocational and technical schools, in the U.S.
Various Interests
  Donate Turkey Bowl Fund
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.
  Donate Yampa Valley Gives Fund
Give where you LIVE!
Other Funds