Last year, Weld RE-4 Educational Foundation received a grant from The Weld Trust to support their Robotics/STEM program at Windsor and Severance High Schools. The grant monies were used to replace some aging equipment in Windsor HS as well as purchase larger tools, equipment and kits at the newer program in Severance HS to be […]
Colorado, being a marijuana legal state, has seen a substantial increase in access and abuse of harmful substances in recent years. To help inform the community, The Weld Trust awarded Johnny’s Ambassadors with a grant to provide educational presentations on the dangers of high-potency THC in marijuana to middle and high school students. The grant […]
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning is vitally important for many careers and jobs today. To support equitable access for all students in Greeley-Evans School District 6 with a STEM foundation, The Weld Trust awarded a four-year grant to the Success Foundation to support building Smart Labs in all elementary, middle and K-8 schools […]
The Weld Trust awarded a grant to Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity to support the Jefferson High School Construction Pathway Program (CPP). This partnership provides students with direct workforce experience in a real-life setting. Over 375 Jefferson HS students had participated in the CPP with 100% graduation rate at the time of the grant application. The […]
The Weld Trust awarded a grant to Salida Del Sol to support their Coding and Robotics after-school program.
The University of Northern Colorado will soon be the home to the region’s newest school for osteopathic medicine. CBS covered The Weld Trust’s pledge of $25 million.
At the National Philanthropy Day in Colorado, The Weld Trust was recognized as the Outstanding Foundation of the year. The event took place on Thursday, November 9 at the Denver Center for Performing Arts with several hundred in attendance. This prestigious honor is chosen by selection judges comprised of a diverse group of nonprofit and […]
Accelerates Plans for College of Osteopathic Medicine GREELEY, CO (OCT. 10, 2023): The University of Northern Colorado’s vision to meet the critical and growing demand for doctors across the state just received a major endorsement. The Weld Trust has committed $25 million earmarked for the university’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine. It’s the largest single gift […]
The Weld Trust recently awarded $1,849,710 in grants toward health and education programs to benefit Weld County organizations and residents. “Our grants are awarded within specific funding initiatives identified as the most urgent priorities for the community in health and education,” explained Jeff Carlson, Chief Executive Officer for The Weld Trust. The health grants awarded were […]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. According to the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment’s 2022 Community Health Survey, “roughly 29% of Weld County adults reported thinking they needed behavioral or mental health care or counseling in the past twelve months” with a higher proportion being low-income residents.1 The […]