In an effort to help support COVID-19 relief efforts, we have created a resource for local foundations that are deploying funds to the most vulnerable members of our communities.
This article will be continuously updated as we gather more information.
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Local Food Bank Locator
COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund Locator
Goggles For Docs
This is an effort to get used or new ski goggles into the hands of healthcare workers who currently have no eye protection as they treat COVID-19 patients.
Frontline Responders Fund
There's a shortage of masks, gowns, gloves, and other critical supplies to protect our medical professionals in hospitals across the world. Fortunately, masks, gowns, and equipment are cheap. Unfortunately, transporting them isn’t free. If you want to help frontline responders in our hospitals, chip in whatever you can afford.
A Million Masks For NYC
New York City hospitals are running out of supplies for their frontline healthcare workers who are treating COVID-19 patients. A Million Masks for NYC's goal is to acquire, distribute, and deliver a million masks to hospitals in NYC with the help of your donations.
No Kid Hungry
Due to school closures, millions of children will miss nutritious meals that they would otherwise receive. No Kid Hungry is using donations, large and small, to support kids who are struggling to find their next meal.
Help Colorado Now COVID-19 Response
Help Colorado Now is looking for volunteers and donations to help at-risk individuals across our state get through the COVID-19 crisis.
Denver Health Foundation
Ensure that Denver Health has the number of tests, ICU beds, and ventilators to diagnose and treat patients stricken with COVID-19. Provide relief and help to doctors, nurses, and staff working tirelessly on the front lines.
Colorado COVID Relief Fund
The Colorado COVID Relief Fund is hosted by the State of Colorado and Mile High United Way. Funds will provide flexible resources to organizations working with communities that are disproportionately impacted by the outbreak.
Aspen Community Foundation
The ACF is responding to the immediate and long-term needs of the Aspen to Parachute region. Money raised will be disbursed to nonprofit organizations or government entities supporting access to appropriate healthcare and meeting essential human needs.
Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley
The CFGV is working closely with compassionate individuals, the Emergency Management team, nonprofits, and government agencies to connect resources with needs. We’re striving to remain nimble and flexible as needs change.
Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado
The Community Foundation has activated the Community Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) in response to the COVID-19 protective measures that are now in place in Southwest Colorado. Donations are now being accepted to deploy funds to community-based organizations directly responding to the most vulnerable members of our community.
Chaffee County Community Foundation
CCCF is taking donations for folks looking to give locally in response to the coronavirus. This fund is designed to fill in gaps in public assistance for individuals, families, organizations, and businesses who are being affected adversely by the public health decisions being made to control the spread of COVID-19.
Eagle Valley Community Foundation
Donate to the Community Market today to help ensure that people have the food and resources they need during the COVID-19 crisis. The health and safety of everyone in our community, especially the most vulnerable, is our top priority. The most amazing thing about living in our mountain communities is the way people pull together and rise to help friends and neighbors in times of trouble.
Lake County Community Fund
The Lake County Community Disaster Relief Fund is helping to respond immediately to the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis situation. The Fund distributions are determined by Lake County Office of Emergency Management and Lake County Public Health with consultation from Lake County Human Services and partner non-profit, service organizations.
The Summit Foundation
Money donated to the fund will be provided to local community-based organizations, including the Family & Intercultural Resource Center, food banks and other nonprofits, to assist with emergency needs such as food, critical medication or help for those who are immobile or otherwise compromised
Telluride Community Foundation
The Telluride Foundation has created a COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the front lines of the outbreak and vulnerable individuals and families directly impacted in the Telluride region, including San Miguel, Ouray, west Montrose counties, and Rico.
Boulder County Community Foundation
The COVID-19 Response Fund Boulder County will first focus our philanthropic efforts on ensuring that nonprofits providing such services are able to implement best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep their services flowing.
Feed the Frontlines Boulder
Health workers at Boulder Community Health and across Boulder County are gearing up for battle against COVID-19. At the same time, local independent restaurants that are a big part of our community are suffering from the devastating economic impact of the virus. Feed the Frontlines Boulder created a program that lets the community donate meals from local restaurants to health workers on the frontlines. Health workers get a nourishing meal, and local restaurants get badly needed business to keep running and keep staff employed.
El Dorado Community Foundation
This fund, working in partnership and coordination with Tahoe Magic in South Lake Tahoe, is supporting the community relief with a leadership team of seven committed individuals. They will support food delivery, emergency assistance, essential needs, child support, older adult services and so very much more, in every El Dorado County community.
Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation
The Tahoe Together Community Support Fund will support local nonprofits helping our community members directly impacted by COVID-19 and the shutdown of our tourist-based economy. It provides resources for basic, immediate needs as well as long-term recovery and resilience throughout the Tahoe region. Every dollar donated will be matched, up to a total of $100,000.
Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Amid the global crisis of COVID-19, Tahoe-Truckee needs your help. TTCF's Emergency Response Fund is set up to support our community in these difficult times.
Park City Community Foundation
The Community Response Fund will support health and human services nonprofits in greater Park City that are handling cases related to the impact of COVID-19.
Taos Community Foundation
The COVID-19 Emergency Fund is a fund, established in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Donations through this fund will be directed as specific needs are identified.
Santa Fe Community Foundation
The COVID-19 Response Fund will support the many nonprofit organizations in our communities that will ensure children and seniors receive daily meals no longer provided in schools or senior centers. It also will provide funding for emergency health services, childcare, rent, and utilities.
Los Alamos Community Foundation
The Nonprofit Emergency Response Fund – Los Alamos will collect funds prioritized toward the greatest need of nonprofits situated in and serving Los Alamos County, with priority given to those on the front lines of COVID-19 response.
Albuquerque Community Foundation
Albuquerque Community Foundation and United Way of Central New Mexico have teamed up to deploy an Emergency Action Fund to support nonprofit organizations struggling with lost and non-recoverable revenue expenses due to COVID-19.
Idaho Community Foundation
The Idaho Community Foundation, in partnership with United Ways of Idaho and the Idaho Nonprofit Center, has created a COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho. Donations will be funneled to local community nonprofits to provide support and services to low-income, vulnerable people and families.
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole activated the Community Emergency Response Fund to support local nonprofits helping those directly impacted by COVID-19 in addressing their ongoing needs. 100% of the donations to this fund will benefit Jackson’s nonprofit community.
Mammoth Lakes Tourism Food Bank
Mammoth Lakes Tourism has partnered with US Foods to organize a drive-through food bank. They are offering a hand to keep food on the table for those community members in dire need.
Mountain Family Center
This organization, based near Winter Park, Colorado, builds strength and self-reliance for individuals and families through responsive and collaborative services. They are currently focusing on food security, aiding payments for rent and utilities, and senior services.
Ski No Boundaries New England Fundraiser for Mountain Employees
If you also consider yourself lucky during this crisis, please consider making a donation. We'll distribute every penny to resort employees in New England that have unexpectedly lost their job.
This is a great time to get out and ride and/or fix up your bike for the summer! Bikes Together is open during the COVID-19 crisis for repair, sales, and donations (by appointment).
Given the abrupt end of the season for nearly every ski area and a massive change in lifestyle for all of us, we wanted to share a few thoughts about the rest of the snow season and our business. Click HERE to read an update from the OpenSnow team.
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