Press Releases Written by The Summit Foundation
Spring grant applications are now available
The Summit Foundation is now accepting applications for the spring funding cycle from nonprofit and government organizations. The new submission deadline is noon on Friday, April 12, 2013. Application forms are available here or by calling The Foundation at (970) 453-5970. Applications are available in online format or as a downloadable and printable document. Using the online form eliminates the requirement to submit 25 copies, as must be done using the printable application. Any organization planning to submit an application must use the current application form. First time applicants are asked to contact Lee Zimmerman at The Foundation prior to submitting a grant request.
The Anschutz Foundation Continues to Fund Basic Needs
The Summit Foundation partners with The Anschutz Foundation for the 4th year
Through a grant from The Anschutz Foundation, The Summit Foundation has awarded $50,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Summit, Grand, Lake, and Park counties. Eight organizations were awarded grants to help with basic needs such as food, rental, shelter assistance, utility assistance, health care, domestic violence counseling, and emergency basic need services. Read More.
Nearly $700,000 in grant awards announced by The Foundation Board of Trustees
At its December 2012 Board of Trustees meeting, The Summit Foundation Board of Trustees allocated $698,162 in grant awards to 51 nonprofit agencies providing services in Summit, Grand, Park, and Lake Counties through 53 grant awards. Read More.
The Summit Foundation re-welcomes Wanda Creen to the staff
Spring 2012 Grants Awarded
At its June 2012 Board of Trustees meeting, The Summit Foundation recognized 38 nonprofit organizations from Summit, Park, Lake and Grand Counties with $387,560 in Spring grant awards. With these grant awards, The Summit Foundation has now provided more than $15.4 million in grant and scholarship funds since inception in 1984. Read More.
The Summit Foundation introduces new team members
Elisabeth Lawrence: Events and Marketing Coordinator
Terri Johnson: Database and Accounting Administrator Read More.
Contribute to your favorite charities
Donor Advised Funds, or DAFs, allow donors to make a tax-deductible gift today while choosing the charities to support as soon as the fund is established or at a later date. Agency Endowment Funds, also referred to as Agency Funds, are established by donors or individual nonprofits to support a particular charitable organization. Either type of fund may be created by individuals, businesses, families, or organizations. Read More.
The Summit Foundation scholarship program makes difference with SHS students
The costs of higher education have always been daunting, and are growing even more so with challenging economic times and tuition increases. Thanks to generous community members, our local high school students have the opportunity to earn scholarships toward post-secondary education. Read More.