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Weld Found Podcast Mini-series

We Are Here is a special mini-series of the Weld Found Podcast about belonging in THIS isolation. In this episode: the community, commonality, scarcity, and overindulgence… of food.  We featurestories gathered from the Weld Food Bank, A comedy piece from Rob Walker titled “Guy Fieri Stuck in Flavortown Until Quarantine Lifted”, KJ Tencza tells about […]

Special Podcast Mini-Series: We Are Here

We Are Here is a mini-series about belonging during this isolation. The Weld Found Podcast will be featuring stories of connection to cross the distance of “social distancing.”  This episode is an interview with counselor Jess Haynes, who primarily serves first responders, nurses, and those on the front lines. She speaks about choosing good paths for […]

Application Open for COVID-19 Relief

The Weld Recovers Fund: COVID-19 Relief application is now open. For nonprofit organizations that would like to apply, the online application is found at https://forms.gle/mW8AGCCg7pENTRzk9.   The deadline for the first review is Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5 pm MT. The Weld Recovers Team anticipates that additional needs will be identified as time goes on, […]

The Foundation and United Way Partner for COVID-19 Relief

A Fund is Launching for Weld County COVID-19 Relief by United Way of Weld County and the Weld Community Foundation. The Weld Recovers Fund: COVID-19 Relief is being introduced by the United Way of Weld County (UWWC) and the Weld Community Foundation.  This fund is designed to provide financial resources to charitable organizations in the Weld County area that are involved in supporting populations that have […]

Weld Found Podcast, Season 2, Begins

A Compelling Podcast About True Community Last August the Community Foundation launched a podcast about belonging in an age of social isolation and disconnection. The hope was to help people feel more connected to where they live by featuring compelling stories from their own backyard. But the podcast was produced in such a way as […]

Weld Found Podcast Season 2: The Overview Effect

What would it feel like to travel on a rocket ship, burst through the atmosphere, and then get a long, life-changing glimpse of Earth?  In this 5 minute opening story for our season 2, we revisit the big ideas behind Weld Found by exploring the “overview effect”; a phenomenon felt by so many astronauts.

Deadline for Scholarship Applications is February 13th

The Community Foundation began taking applications for scholarships in November of 2019. Applications from students have been coming in steadily, but there are now only 2 weeks left before the deadline. Please spread the good word and let potential college-bound people know about this great opportunity. There are scholarships for traditional and non-traditional students alike! […]

Episode 7 of Weld Found

In celebration of Colorado Gives Day this episode of Weld Found features moving stories of generosity and connection for this season 1 finale. Enjoy a behind the scenes tasting at Weldwerks Brewing Co, a patrol of the Greeley Police Department’s Santa Cop, surprising Black Friday workers with YFC’s Bake of Love, and more. Give to a Weld […]

Episode 6 of Weld Found

How do you view prostitution and the women involved in it?  In this episode we interview the founder of Free Our Girls, a nonprofit that helps women escape the sex trade. You’ll hear Megan Lundstrom’s incredible story of her own escape and then development of research that is changing our court systems for the better.  […]

Thank You for the Incredible Luncheon

When Magic Happens (pictured above is the sponsor list for the luncheon) The Weld Community Foundation celebrated its annual luncheon on October 22nd. It recognized donors (as well as community leaders, nonprofits, and businesses) for the true magic they create when they “spread the good”.  Rand E. Morgan, CEO and President of the Foundation, gave highlights of the […]