LASTING CHANGE FOR WELD COUNTY
The Weld Trust® philanthropically contributes to enhance the health and education for the citizens of Weld County.
Support collaborative organizations that address the needs of the most vulnerable population experiencing housing instability.
Access to Resources
Support the development of career paths, STEM, and vocational/technical opportunities for K-12 students in Weld County.
Support collaborative initiatives that provide site-based services for K-12 Weld County students.
Convene collaborative partners that are providing food security to determine priorities countywide.
Fund collaborative programs and resources that put nutritious food into the hands of people in need across Weld County.
Support organizations that can improve childhood literacy education and resources for families.
Fund organizations that market and promote quality resources for families that will improve childhood literacy.
Fund behavioral and mental health resources for children, youth, and families in need.
Fund the development of programs for youth in Weld County that focus on mental wellness.
Fund crisis intervention resources and services.
Align, convene, and work with countywide leadership and stakeholders to guide long-term sustainable strategies for workforce development.
Market resources for workforce development along with technical and vocational opportunities to Weld County employers, students of all ages, and institutions.
Support the development of a framework for internships, apprenticeship programs, and career pathways across Weld County.
Strive to remove the most significant barriers to access so that Weld County citizens of all ages can build healthy habits.
Fund informational campaigns around Weld County to encourage the early development of healthy habits including exercise, diet and nutrition, and preventive care.
Over $8.839 million
Awarded in 2020 community grants
Awarded grants using our four funding priorities in 2020
25 nonprofit events sponsored throughout 2020
Grant Makes Youth Empowerment Group Program Possible1 month ago
The Youth Empowerment Group is all for promoting mental well-being in today’s youth. The organization was founded by a group of professionals who specialize in mental health, education, and medicine. It is their mission to help youth achieve academic success and healthy relationships through social-emotional learning.Their program, PowerUp Girls, delivers life skills training for 4th […]
Catholic Charities Hospital to Housing Program2 months ago
In 2020, The Weld Trust focused on four funding priorities, with one of those being indigent healthcare. This funding area included healthcare services for low-income people, housing stability, and food security. The Weld Trust awarded a grant to Catholic Charities Hospital to Housing program as part of this funding initiative. Catholic Charities was founded as an emergency […]
Bright futures awarded grant for careers in healthcare industry3 months ago
Bright Futures Weld County was created in 2016 by the Weld County Commissioners to establish a workforce development program. Understanding the importance of trade skills as well as academic skills, the Board of Commissioners designed the program to financially assist students pursuing post-secondary education or a certified training program. Bright Futures currently awards eligible students […]