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Improving the QUALITY of LIFE in the Eagle River Valley, Colorado

What is the Eagle Valley Community Foundation?
(formerly Our Community Foundation)

Vision:

The Foundation seeks to work within the community to ensure that all local families, and especially children, regardless of background, have access to services including healthy food, basic healthcare and early childhood education. Access to these foundational resources will support the continued development of a healthy and thriving community.

Mission

The Foundation has three objectives that support the continuous development of a healthy community, including:
Understanding: We partner with people and institutions to develop a deep understanding of the needs within our community;
Resources: We bridge the gap between the philanthropic components of the community and the programs that address the basic needs of the community, developing resources to manage the most critical programs in the community; and
Impact: We seek to have a significant positive impact on the lives of the under-served members of our local community.

Values

The guiding principles that inform our work include:
Value of Broad Community Engagement: We believe that the wisdom of the entire community is greater than the wisdom of any individual or small group.
Cooperation: We believe in partnering with people and institutions that share our aspirations, and avoiding redundancy of missions and programs; and
Integrity: We believe that transparency and respect are the basis for building lasting trust and impact.

A thriving community is more than a wish. It is a goal we can grow into reality.

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What’s New!

4 days ago

Eagle Valley Community Foundation

A new free food market opens at Colorado Mountain College's Vail Valley campus today!

We're excited to work with the CMC community to ensure all students have access to the food they need. Thank you!
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A new free food market opens at Colorado Mountain Colleges Vail Valley campus today! 

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The Community Market is hosting an ongoing LED Swap in 2020! Bring in two old bulbs from your home and we'll change 'em for two LED bulbs for free.

LED bulbs help protect the environment, prevent climate change and support the Climate Action Collaborative's goal of reducing Eagle County's emissions 25% by 2025.
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The Community Market is hosting an ongoing LED Swap in 2020! Bring in two old bulbs from your home and well change em for two LED bulbs for free. 

LED bulbs help protect the environment, prevent climate change and support the Climate Action Collaboratives goal of reducing Eagle Countys emissions 25% by 2025.
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YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

If you’re interested in making more possible in the Eagle River Valley contact us!
Susie Davis, Director of Community Impact
Email | 970-977-1093