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Posted on: September 11, 2023

2024 Community Support Funding Deadlines On Horizon

Community Support 2023 NewsFlash

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-September 11, 2023-The City of Steamboat Springs Community Support Funding has provided more than $5M over the past decade to qualifying organizations across the Yampa Valley. The funding application deadlines for the upcoming 2024 year is September 29 for the Human Resource Coalition and October 15 for the other two coalitions.

Community Support Requests 2024 Deadlines“Any organization interested in applying or one that isn’t currently part of a coalition, should submit materials to take advantage of these valuable community funds,” stated Finance Director Kim Weber. “There is no reason an organization should miss out on this opportunity.”

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 & Culture, Environmental 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.

This past year $729,000 was directed to support 41 different agencies and organizations serving the community. Grants have varied from $2,000 to $50,000, with most requests falling within the $5,000 to $20,000 range. 

Community Support Requests 2024 Chart

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


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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