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Episode 3 of Weld Found

“We found joy here during the hardest time in our lives; a time when we were the most busy, most stressed. We would walk through the door on a Saturday and would breathe a sigh of relief. First, through the eyes of my daughter and then I fell in love too.” – Michelle Kempema, CEO […]

Episode 2 of the Weld Found Podcast

Did you know August 26th is Women’s Equality Day and commemorates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment? The day actually celebrates a 100 year centennial in 2020. What an excellent time to release episode 2 of the Weld Found Podcast, titled “Courageous Women and the County that Loves Them”.  This show highlights four women from Weld […]

Episode 1 of Weld Found Podcast Now Available

“We have the entire equation backwards.” -Dr. Josh Packard, Sociologist What if we are approaching community all wrong? And our backwards approach could be creating more loneliness than connection?  In episode 1 of Weld Found we have an inciting conversation with Dr. Packard about belonging in this age of social isolation. You’ll be surprised by […]

StG 2019

Please join us for our Spread the Good Luncheon 2019! “When Magic Happens” There’s a moment when the magician pulls off a trick and the audience is in awe; stunned into an almost quiet shock. At this moment a thought begins to stir, “How did they do that?!” As the applause begins, the audience is […]

A Podcast about Belonging in an Age of Social Isolation

Weld Community Foundation has sponsored the production of a podcast about true community.  It’s a highly-produced, story-driven series focused on philanthropy, history, current events, county leaders and culture in WELD county. The content will ask questions, inspire, and drive people to seek out the heart of what is means to belong to a place.  We […]

Why the Big Evolution in Our Branding?

Why the new name and new look? We’re still the same trusted and respected Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County. The name has served us well, but let’s be honest, the name was certainly more than a mouthful and took even longer to write it out. And it was too long to fit into […]

The Donors Sit Next to the Students

It was special: dozens of donors who’d started scholarship funds sat around the tables with student recipients.  There was a program and names were announced, people spoke and photo opps were captured, but perhaps most unique about the Community Foundation Scholarship Reception was seeing donors who are investing into Weld County’s future sitting next to the students […]