We are heartbroken by the recent tragedy in Boulder.  The Community Foundation of Boulder County has established a fund to support the victims, their families, and community in dealing with and processing these events. Please visit the Boulder County Crisis Fund at www.commfound.org for information.

Aspen to Parachute COVID-19 Resources Website

Pitkin County Business Grants

As part of the county measures designed to help offset the economic impacts of COVID-19 public health orders, the Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $1.28 million to be awarded as grants to qualifying Pitkin County businesses. 

Click here to apply and learn more about the Pitkin County Business Grant


Because of the generosity of dozens of individuals, families, businesses, foundations and governments, more than $7 million has been raised to help individuals and families impacted by the pandemic.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund and 2020 Rescue Fund

Need help with housing costs, utilities, other services?

Contact Bridging Resources and speak with one of our navigators who will guide you.

Bridging Resources/Puente de Recursos
Aspen to Parachute

Funding provided by Pitkin County, the 2020 Rescue Fund and Aspen Community Foundation

Aspen Community Foundation’s (ACF) service area spans an 80-mile corridor along the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. Home to many working-class families struggling financially, ACF works to increase youth success across our region through community partnerships and philanthropy.
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Using the strategy of Collective Impact, ACF’s Cradle to Career strengthens the ecosystem for youth and families throughout the region. Improving youth outcomes – from birth through career readiness – will substantially benefit our region’s quality of life and economy.
Through its broad perspective of the region, and depth and breadth of knowledge of community trends, issues, and needs, ACF works with donors to direct funding where it is needed most. We appreciate and value these donors.
ACF's grantmaking prioritizes efforts that address critical needs and increases access for the most vulnerable throughout the region, expanding opportunities for all to live healthy, independent lives. Through the generosity of contributors, ACF supports nonprofit organizations that serve children and families and provide essential human services, as well as those caring for the environment and our natural resources.

Our Mission

Aspen Community Foundation builds philanthropy and supports nonprofit organizations by connecting donors to community needs, building permanent charitable funds and bringing people together to solve community problems.

Aspen Community Foundation Welcomes a Dynamic Group of New Team Members

Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) is pleased to announce several new team members will join the nonprofit this spring. ACF welcomes a new Cradle to Career director, operations manager, program manager and program coordinator. Each of these talented new employees brings unique expertise that will move the Foundation forward in its mission of bringing people together to solve community problems.
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Roaring Fork Valley FRL by the numbers

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41% of our region's students qualify for FRL
47% of students in Garfield County qualify for FRL
Over 60% of Carbondale Middle School students qualify for FRL
Over 70% of Rifle's Wamsley Elementary School students qualify for FRL