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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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ACF’s 2022 scholarship applications now open.

Aspen Community Foundation’s 2022 post-secondary scholarships are now open, welcoming local, public high school students who meet the criteria to apply. Deadline to submit applications is February 22, 2022. The scholarship funds support local students from diverse backgrounds with varying college and career paths, including first generation college attendees, low-income students, and those pursuing technical […]
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Jay Sandrich, supporter of ACF and Emmy-Winning Director, dies at 89.

If you’ve ever watched “The Cosby Show”, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or even “The Golden Girls” then your life was in some way impacted by Jay Sandrich. As an Emmy-winning TV director he can be credited as a large part of the creative community that brought us so much entertainment. Outside of the entertainment […]
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Students Travel to Normandy-Sponsored by Paul Bushong

The quintessential question asked of students returning to school in the fall has been “What did you do this summer?” For nine area high school students, the answer may have been “I traveled back in time.” A group of nine students representing Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs toured the beaches and farmlands of Normandy, […]
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The Ultimate Ski Pass Is Available Now!

There’s a chill in the air, and ski season is almost upon us. Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) and Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) are pleased to offer the Ultimate Ski Pass, an exclusive giving opportunity that blends one’s passion for skiing with high-impact philanthropy. This exclusive pass is valid at all four Aspen Skiing Company mountains […]
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Securing the Start: Strengthening Early Childhood Education from Aspen to Parachute

Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) is achieving remarkable success through its Cradle to Career Initiative, a community wide effort to level the playing field for children and young people from diverse backgrounds and households. ACF’s Cradle to Career Initiative (CCI) has implemented the strategy of Collective Impact to strengthen the ecosystem for youth and family success. […]
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How healthy is Colorado’s health care system?

The politics of health care continue to dominate headlines from Washington, D.C., but what is happening in Colorado? For seven years, former Roaring Fork Valley resident Michele Lueck has led the Denver-based Colorado Health Institute, which provides timely and relevant information to policy makers. CHI recently completed its 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), so […]
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