Investing in the Community You Love

Create a legacy of giving beyond your lifetime through smart decisions about your meaningful charitable gift. The Wet Mountain Valley Community Foundation is ready to ensure your generosity will benefit our community for generations to come. Donating to one of the existing funds below can provide a lasting impact for the cause that is closest to your heart. The Foundation also offers a variety of types of funds so you can build your own legacy.

Spirit Campaign Make-It-More Fund

A matching gift project to benefit local nonprofit organizations. The Spirit Campaign runs from mid-November through December 31, but donations to this core fund may be made throughout the year.

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The Excellence in Education Committee Fund

A designated fund to help address pressing educational needs for our community youth that fall outside the resources provided by the public school system.

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Valley Strong Fund

This fund is dedicated to fostering, strengthening, and celebrating community relationships in the Wet Mountain Valley.

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High Mountain Hay Fever Children’s Health Fund

An advised fund that allows yearly awards to be given for appropriate programs that address children’s physical, emotional, social, and educational health.

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Rebecca's Fund for Children and the Arts

Provides financial assistance to Custer County Schools and the Sangre Art Guild to help promote visual arts through education, experiences and scholarship for children and young adults in the Wet Mountain Valley.

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The Succession and Sustainability Fund (S.A.S)

S.A.S. is a donor-advised fund created to support nonprofits in their efforts with sustainability and succession planning.

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Custer County Kids Council

A collaborative of over 20 local agencies and organizations providing a local, comprehensive early childhood system so all children and their families have equal access to quality programs and services.

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The Bluff Park Fund

Bluff Park, with its sweeping vistas of the verdant Wet Mountain Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, seeks to bring our community and visitors together to celebrate, learn about and enhance our recreational, cultural and natural resources.

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Ula Cemetery Perpetual Fund

The Ula Cemetery Perpetual Fund was established to help maintain and improve the cemetery into the future.

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Explore the types of funds you can start through the Foundation, or learn about all of the ways you can donate to your cause or fund.