The Community Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of resources to nonprofits. In order to fully take advantage of these resources, we recommend taking these first steps.

Community Foundation Resources

Networking with donors – Visit our News page for dates and additional information
Annual Celebration of Philanthropy (May)
Holiday Open House (December) Apply for a grant
Competitive grant cycle in July (nonprofits serving residents of Estes Valley, Loveland, or Berthoud)
Year-round application process (Group Gives, Fort Collins grantmaking committee)
Participate in Colorado Gives
Utilize community meeting space, offered free to nonprofits
Endowment and planned giving support, including sample documents

Educational Opportunities

Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center
Colorado Nonprofit Association
Poudre River Library (Foundation Directory online, etc.)
Small Business Development Center (free services: consulting, business planning, training)

Funding Opportunities

For Larimer County Nonprofits: the county manages a database of funding opportunities; Grant Opportunities Advancing Larimer. Please contact Pamela Marcus-Bause, Grant Projects Specialist, [email protected] or (970) 498-7722 for more information.

Bohemian Foundation
Group Publishing
OtterCares
El Pomar Foundation
Walmart Foundation

Grantwriting Services

Cando! Grant Writing Services

Imsland Consulting, LLC: Chris Imsland,
970-988-3593, [email protected]

NoCo Grantwriters: Kathy Hayes,
970-310-0025, [email protected]

Storyforge: Maggie Dennis,
970-590-3790, [email protected]

Leadership Development

Fort Collins “Envision” program for young professionals
Leadership Fort Collins
Leadership Northern Colorado
Leadership Weld County

Technology

TechSoup (charitable arm of Microsoft, Adobe, etc.)
Doodle (scheduling made easy)
Google Apps for Nonprofits
SalesForce (corporate database that offers 10 free licenses to nonprofits)

Volunteer Support

United Way of Larimer County