Foundation / Corporation
Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF)
04/03/20 5:00 PM MST
Grants of up to $10,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations and charitable entities including churches, schools, and government units for programs that benefit youth in eligible regions. Funding is intended to encourage recreational activities for youth, middle through high school. The Community Grants for Youth Outside! funding opportunity is available to organizations that operate within the seven counties WCCF serves: Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, and Rio Blanco.
The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) 2020 Community Grants for Youth Outside! focuses on youth development through outdoor recreation activities, in order to build confidence and self-esteem, strengthen resilience, and reduce stress and social isolation. The goal of 2020 Community Grants for Youth Outside! is to fund youth development projects for ages middle through high school, through outdoor recreation activities, in order to build confidence and self-esteem, strengthen resilience, and reduce stress and social isolation.
Primary areas of focus are projects that address one or more:
All projects should support a social/emotional learning component that emphasizes the potential harmful effects of excessive screen time and social isolation and the importance of spending time outside, engaged in confidence, resilience and team building activities.
Preference will be given to projects that involve collaboration of multiple organizational partners and/or develop intergenerational activities.
GrantWatch ID#: 188189
Grants will be awarded in the $2,500 – $10,000 range.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Grant System: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=westcocf
For more information, contact Tedi Gillespie, Director of Grants and Community Outreach at email@example.com.
For all technical questions regarding site administration of the grant center and application process, contact Talitha Costello, Administrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WCCF’s main office is located on the 5th floor of the Alpine Bank building in downtown Grand Junction at 225 N. 5th Street.
PO Box 4334
Grand Junction, CO 81502
USA: Colorado: Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, and Rio Blanco Counties
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