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Scholarships Available for Local Students

Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) is currently accepting scholarship applications from local students to support their postsecondary education for the 2019-2020 academic year. Aspen Community Foundation directs a collection of scholarship funds that help our region’s students reach their postsecondary education goals. These funds support students from diverse backgrounds and with varying college and career paths, […]
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Jerome Hatem Scholarship honors longtime Aspen rugby leader

Former Aspen Rugby Club president Jerome Hatem was remembered and celebrated at Aspen’s annual Ruggerfest tournament this past weekend. A scholarship fund has been created in his name at Aspen Community Foundation to help local high school rugby players pursue their college goals.
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Human-Centered Design: putting people first in solving problems

Imagine we’re designing a program to solve or alleviate a complex social problem. We might approach it with preconceived ideas or ready-made solutions about what we think should work. What if instead we engaged the intended beneficiaries, listened to their experiences, allowed them to “test” the program, and then continued tweaking, improving, streamlining based on […]
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Donors support student experiential learning trips

Established and supported by donors, ACF administers funds that send students from the Roaring Fork Valley on experiential learning trips to Europe and Africa. In all, 19 area high school students will participate this year.
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ACF awards $233,500 in scholarships to local students

Aspen Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 45 high school graduates and 55 continuing college students from Aspen to Parachute have received a total of $233,500 in scholarships this year. Students represent all nine public high schools in the region and are attending 17 colleges and universities throughout the state and nation.
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2018 Annual Report Released

The Board and staff of Aspen Community Foundation are pleased to present our 2018 Annual Report, which highlights the work that has been accomplished with your support.   By building philanthropy, through our support of nonprofit organizations, and in our leadership of the Aspen to Parachute Cradle to Career Initiative, we are making a difference […]
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