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Q&A With PFLAG Roaring Fork Valley

Happy Pride Month! PFLAG RFV brings resources together for families, allies, and the LGBTQ+ community in the valley. We recently sat down with Claire from PFLAG RFV to discuss their role in the community and partnership with Aspen Community Foundation.  How is ACF’s support unique from other partnerships? We love how ACF always has the […]
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Ben Sherman with Youth In Nature Students

Q&A With Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteer’s Ben Sherman

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) leads Aspen Community Foundation’s Youth In Nature program. Youth In Nature is a year-long outdoor education program for high school students in the Aspen to Parachute region. This paid internship opportunity connects students from across the region with new people, places, and outdoor professionals. We sat down with Ben Sherman, […]
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Aspen Community Foundation Provides $420,000 in Grants to Nonprofits Supporting Mental Health in Aspen to Parachute Region

Aspen, CO – January 18, 2023 – Aspen Community Foundation announced its Cradle to Career Giving Network distributed $420,000 to local nonprofits that support mental health in the Aspen to Parachute region. The Giving Network brings together local philanthropists to explore issues affecting the outcomes of youth and families. “Pooling funds for a collective impact […]
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Aspen Community Foundation Selects 48 Organizations to Receive $729,000 in Community Grants

Aspen, CO – December 6, 2022 – Aspen Community Foundation officially announced its 2022 Community Grantmaking recipients, totaling $729,000 in funding for 48 organizations in the Aspen to Parachute region. The Community Grantmaking program is designed to provide operational and program support to local nonprofit organizations. “We were able to increase the amount of funding […]
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Aspen Community Foundation Distributes Last of COVID-19 Relief Funds, Totaling Nearly $10 Million

Aspen, CO – October 24, 2022 – This month, Aspen Community Foundation released a report detailing the impact of three COVID-19 relief funds, which distributed nearly $10 million dollars between 2020 and 2022. The 2020 Rescue Fund, COVID-19 Regional Response Fund and Bringing Back Businesses Basalt Fund provided pandemic relief to 48 nonprofit organizations and […]
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Executive Director Announcement

April 29, 2022 NEWS RELEASE Aspen Community Foundation selects Colorado Health Foundation Director as next Executive Director After national search for new leader, Foundation hires Colorado philanthropy veteran Erica Snow Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) Board of Trustees announces it has hired Erica Snow to serve as the organization’s next Executive Director. She most recently served […]
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