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Posted on: September 15, 2022

2023 Community Support Funding Request Deadlines Loom

Community Support 2023 NewsFlash

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-September 15, 2022-The City of Steamboat Springs Community Support Funding has provided more than $4.6M over the past decade to qualifying organizations across the Yampa Valley. The first funding application deadline for the upcoming 2023 year is Thursday, September 29, 2022. 

 

Grants“While each coalition has a specific deadline, any organization interested in applying or one that isn’t currently part of a coalition, should submit materials by the earliest deadline,” stated Finance Director Kim Weber. “No one should miss out on these valuable community funds.” 

 

The City of Steamboat Springs City Council allocates several hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds each year to assist community organizations that fall within one of the following allocations coalitions – Arts & CultureEnvironmental and Human Resource. Applications are ranked on a set of criteria by a selection committee with expertise in the coalition focus. 

 

Community Support requests must relate to the following criteria:

  • Activity/program reduces city service requirements; fulfills a city goal; and/or aligns with City Council’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • The grant is not more than 30% of the organization's total budget
  • Organization indicates there is strength/diversity among their other funding sources

 

 

Arts & Culture

Environmental

Human Resource

Total

2022

$180,000

$105,000

$345,000

$630,000

2021

$148,673

$63,798

$307,754

$520,225

2020

$158,000

$67,800

$327,060

$552,860

2019

$148,000

$62,000

$307,061

$517,061

2018

$138,936

$50,000

$273,241

$462,177

2017

$134,000

$48,000

$256,400

$438,400

2016

$125,807

$45,000

$242,000

$412,807

2015

$115,320

$43,000

$225,000

$383,320

2014

$112,475

$40,000

$210,500

$362,975

2013

$102,000

$34,500

$193,000

$329,500

10-Year Total

$1,363,211

$559,098

$2,687,016

$4,609,325






 

This past year $630,000 was directed to support 47 different agencies and organizations serving the community. Grants have varied from $1,000 to $45,000, with most requests falling within the $5,000 to $15,000 range. 

 

Community organizations interested in applying for funding, can contact Greg Hamilton/YVCF at greg@yvcf.org or 970.439.4443 with questions Applications are submitted online for each of the categories: Arts & CultureEnvironmental, and Human Resources

 

-WeServeTheCity-

Contact

Greg Hamilton, Program Officer, Yampa Valley Community Foundation, 970.439-4443 or email
Kim Weber, Finance Director, City of Steamboat Springs, 970.871.8250 or email
Michael Lane, Communications Manager, City of Steamboat Springs, 970.871.8220 or email

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