A New John Fielder Photography Book about Weld County is Releasing in September

A new “coffee table book” about Weld County is being released this fall by Colorado’s renowned nature photographer John Fielder. The project was commissioned by the Weld Community Foundation as a gift to the community in celebration of the Foundation’s upcoming 25th anniversary.   Titled Weld County: 4,000 Square Miles of Grandeur, Greatness & Yesterdays, it will feature more than 130 images […]

Weld Found Podcast: Thankful for a Free Land

Weld Found is a podcast is about connection in an age of division. By featuring stories of community and generosity from our home of Weld County, the show hopes to echo the mission of the Weld Community Foundation and strengthen the bonds that make our communities thrive! In episode 18 we speak to Craig Basarich […]

Weld Found Podcast Begins Season 3

Welcome to season 3 of Weld Found! This podcast is about belonging in an age of social isolation and disconnection. By featuring stories of community and generosity from our home of Weld County, the show hopes to echo the mission of the Weld Community Foundation and strengthen the bonds that make our communities thrive! In […]

Weld Found Podcast: “Listening”

Weld Found is a podcast about belonging in an age of disconnection. By featuring compelling stories of local good, the show works to strengthen the bonds that make our communities thrive, which is the very mission of the Foundation. For this newest episode of Weld Found the question was posed: What does it mean to […]

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: 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.

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 […]