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Growler Foundation WinnersCongratulations to Firehouse Arts, The Inn Between, and Community Food Share, recipients of a grant from the Growler Foundation (a giving circle at the Longmont Community Foundation).  Check out their winning submissions
Welcome HOPEWe’re proud to welcome our newest agency endowment partner HOPE (Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement). Please check them out and their great work in our community.
Live & Give Day is September 26th!We’re counting down the days until Live & Give Longmont Day!  Live & Give Longmont is our chance to come together on one extraordinary day to celebrate our collective spirit of giving and provide seed funding for nonprofits and projects that help our community. Go to the Live & Give page of our website and support the […]
Ascend St. Vrain Reaches Base CampLCF is proud to announce that we have raised $60,000 since launching the Ascend St. Vrain initiative in April of this year.  We’re moving closer to our goal of raising $100,000 for this year.  The past several months have been gratifying.  We met many community members who share the same passion for assisting hard-working students […]
2016 Annual ReportOur 2016 Annual Report thanks those that contributed to the success of 2016.  We’re thankful to all the donors, nonprofits, volunteers, and staff that help fulfill our mission each day.
Social Enterprise SeminarRegister now for a great Social Enterprise seminar on July 25 with our partners, The Community Resource Center, interSector Partners, L3C and JVoyles Nonprofit Consulting.
Longmont LovesWe’re proud to partner with Longmont Loves,created in response to acts of hate in our town. Longmont Loves facilitates a better understanding and appreciation of the many different kinds of people who make up our Longmont community.
Congratulations to this year’s YOUR Story Winner… The Education For the St. Vrain Valley. Below is their winning story Backpack stuffing time! Every year, children in need head to school with new backpacks and supplies thanks to donors and volunteers. The cost of school supplies is a financial burden for parents of over 5,000 students […]
Attend Our Annual Grants BreakfastWe look forward to seeing you at our Annual Grants Breakfast on April 7th at The Plaza Convention Center.  Come and celebrate with us as we recognize some amazing nonprofit organizations and the work they do for our community.   Details: When:  April 7, 2017; 8 a.m. – 9:30 Where: The Plaza Event Center, 1850 Industrial Circle Cost: $15 […]
Live & Give Longmont Grant ApplicationLCF Board President, Roy White, presents Longmont Museum Executive Director, Wes Jessup, with a grant award
Help us Reach the Challenge!We have secured nearly the $10k needed to receive an additional generous $10k donation from Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor.  Help us reach this goal and become an Ignite member. Longmont Ignite is a group of community-minded philanthropists who have established a fund to grant money to startups in the Longmont area. Awardees pledge a portion […]
Live & Give Longmont website launchedLive & Give Longmont Day encourages residents to contribute time, money, or resources to good causes. Whether it be volunteering at the Humane Society, mowing a neighbor’s lawn, or donating to the Live & Give Longmont Fund, we want to celebrate philanthropy in all shapes and sizes.  Go to Live & Give Longmont, take the pledge and get involved this September 13th!
Live & Give Longmont Day is September 26th!Building on the success of last year’s Live and Give Longmont Day, The Longmont Community Foundation is looking to encourage the community to support specific projects on September 26th.  We recognize the need to support local nonprofits in their critical work now, as well as for future generations.  Very soon we will have a listing […]
2016 Your Story Winner – There with Care  For families with a critically ill child, the day-to-day obligations can become overwhelming. Parents worry about getting their sick child to treatment or having time to shop for groceries or preparing a meal for their other children. There With Care steps in to provide a wide range of meaningful and fundamental services, individualized to […]
AAUW Scholarship OpportunityLongmont Community Foundation announces a scholarship opportunity for women who have: completed 30 college credit hours, are currently working towards a degree, and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; are a graduate or resident of the St. Vrain Valley School District, and are pursing a career that promotes equity for women and girls, […]
Support Live and Give LongmontLongmont remains a great place to raise a family, start a business, and enjoy the outdoors but there remain many in our community who struggle to make ends meet and provide for their families   As the director, of theLongmont Community Foundation, I’m honored that we can play a role in helping our nonprofit partners support Longmont […]
LCF Launches Live and Give LongmontLive and Give Longmont is a permanent fund that not only generates much-needed revenue for existing nonprofits, but also grows over time to ensure funding well into the future. Since its founding in 2002, the Fund has been able to leverage individual gifts into a larger pool to make the most meaningful impact. The Longmont […]
Longmont Legacy Grant OpportunityWe are pleased to announce a grant opportunity from the Longmont Legacy Fund.  This fund supports projects directly impacting youth and education in the city of Longmont. The application this year is a short video which should explain the request and impact of the grant.  The ideal length is around 1 minute 30 seconds.  Clips […]
Vote for the Top 3 Endowment NamesWe’ve narrowed down the entries to the top 8 and are looking for your quick input. Complete the survey by Aug 9th and enter to win a drawing for a $25 downtown gift card.  Click Here to take the survey
Grant Application Now AvailableWe’re proud to launch our new online grant application. Grant requests for the next grant cycle will be due on December 4, 2015.  Decisions are made in the spring of the following year.  The Longmont Community Foundation encourages all applicants to contact The Foundation to discuss any project idea or question related to your application.    […]