Grants VP at Community First Foundation wins major award for creative grantmaking

The Council on Foundations announced today that Noah Atencio, Vice President of Community Impact for Community First Foundation, will receive the 2017 Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking. Established in honor of the late Robert Winston Scrivner, the award honors an innovative grantmaker who, with a combination of vision, principle, and personal commitment, makes…

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New Certificate Program for Nonprofit Careers Launches

People with a passion to make a difference have a new opportunity to train for a career in the nonprofit sector. Through a partnership with Community First Foundation, Red Rocks Community College is now offering a certificate program called Nonprofit Pathway. Beginning in fall 2017 students can take a series of required courses to earn…

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Foundation seeking Communications Coordinator

Beginning July 24, Community First Foundation is in search of a Communications Coordinator to work with the Director of Strategic Communications and Senior Communications Specialist to support the activities of the communications department. The Coordinator is expected to understand and apply our brand messaging, graphic standards and mission in all visual, print and verbal communications….

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Dramatic podcast features the health dilemmas of real-life patients

Community First Foundation partnered with the Colorado Health Foundation and University of Colorado to fund a mental health podcast titled “Derailed: When Mental Illness Throws a Life Off Track.” “Derailed” follows a wealthy entrepreneur living with a serious mental illness through five challenging episodes, asking questions like, “Would you hospitalize this man against his will?” and,…

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“Like” our Facebook page!

After years of engaging with online givers through our ColoradoGives Facebook page, we’ve added a new, separate Facebook page for Community First Foundation. In the last few years the Foundation has grown dramatically and introduced new initiatives and programs. Please “like” our new Facebook page to learn how we can power community together.

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