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Maximize Your Gift to the Early Childhood Fund

As you make your year-end contributions to ACF, remember to take advantage of the Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit. For those filing their taxes in Colorado, your gift to the Early Childhood Fund is eligible for a 50% Child Care Contribution Tax Credit, in addition to the standard charitable contribution deductions allowed for both […]
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Aspen Community Foundation Benefits from the New Aspen Monopoly

This month, Aspen will be put on the map—literally. Already known for its brand-name cachet, Aspen becomes legendary in the game world with the release of an official new game Aspen Monopoly. The traditional, beloved board game has been “localized” to include well-known sites such as Clark’s Market, the Aspen Art Museum, Maroon Bells, Pitkin County […]
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Our End of Year Fundraising Drive Is Underway – Please Give!

In its 37-year-history, the Aspen Community Foundation has made a positive difference in the lives of thousands of people who live and work in the community from Aspen to Parachute. This has been achieved through the generosity of community members like you, who care about the quality of life in this extraordinary region. When you […]
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Aspen Community Foundation grants more than $1 million to area nonprofits

On Friday, December 1, ACF hosted its first grantee luncheon, honoring 35 regional nonprofits who received grants in 2017. Represented by their directors and one board member, each organization exemplified the power of Collective Impact and the spirit of collaboration across sectors to build youth success. These community partners comprise a network of partners working […]
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Gus the Bus Inspires Educators In Steamboat Springs

In September, Gus the Bus, “accompanied” by Cradle to Career director Andy Davies, and Preschool on Wheels director Logan Hood, was invited to Steamboat Springs to showcase the Preschool on Wheels (POW) program and curriculum. According to officials in Steamboat Springs, 40% of children who enter kindergarten from their 3 school districts (of which 98% […]
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GlenX Career Fall Expo Helps Students Shape Their Futures

In partnership with Aspen Community Foundation’s Cradle to Career Initiative, the GlenX Fall CareerExpo was held at Rifle High School on Wednesday, October 24, for Garfield Re-2, Garfield 16, and Yampah Mountain High School students to attend. More than 95 valley businesses participated in the expo, which was attended by more than 1,200 area high […]
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