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Foundation celebrates 20 Years with $20,000 impact grants

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) plans to make a number of $20,000 grants available for nonprofit initiatives across the western Colorado region.

The 20th Anniversary Fund grants are made possible through a $50,000 challenge grant from the Boettcher Foundation with matching funds from WCCF donors and community members. The goal of the 20th Anniversary Fund is to support innovative projects in western Colorado where organizations collaborate to address unmet community needs.

Interested organizations should submit a brief letter of interest (LOI) by June 30. Full information and LOIs are available at or by emailing Tedi Gillespie, grants and community outreach director at

Libraries closed for Independence Day

All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The libraries will resume normal hours on Wednesday, July 5. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more on our website,, during the closure.

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