Archives of ACF in Action

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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Preschool on Wheels moving on after seven successful years

Throughout its more than 15-year focus on early childhood education, Aspen Community Foundation has evolved its approach to meet the changing landscape of the sector. The Preschool on Wheels program, a signature project of our early childhood education efforts, has served the children and families of Rifle, Silt, and New Castle for seven successful years. […]
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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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ACF Youth Forum Inspires Attendees Into Action

Thanks to everyone who attended “Coming Together for Our Youth: A Forum to Challenge the Status Quo” on August 15 at the Hotel Jerome.  PolicyLink President Dr. Michael McAfee kicked off the event by asking the audience of philanthropic and nonprofit leaders to think differently about their work. He challenged us to decide: Do we […]
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Donate to ACF to Help Victims of Lake Christine Fire

Dear Community Supporters: The current fire in Basalt and El Jebel has devastated us with the speed and ferocity with which it has wreaked havoc across our neighborhoods and towns. Aspen Community Foundation, with its headquarters and several employees residing in Basalt, is heartbroken yet thankful that the destruction has not claimed any lives. As […]
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Join Us for Community Pedaleando on Sunday, June 10

Last summer, an event called the Community Pedaleando came to life: it is a celebration of summer and cycling for all ages. Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club (AVSC) offered these free learn-to-ride mountain bike clinics to promote their programs and to encourage riders from all over the Roaring Fork Valley to get outside and […]
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Tamara Tormohlen Headlines Panel at State of the Sector Session in Denver

On Thursday, January 25, ACF’s Executive Director Tamara Tormohlen was a panelist in the 3rd Annual State of the Sector Meeting in Denver co-sponsored by the Community Resource Center and Colorado Association of Funders.  This event provided an opportunity for nonprofit leaders, foundation staff, elected officials and stakeholders to reflect on the current state of Colorado’s nonprofit […]
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