Community Foundation News

BootUp Gets a Boost

Last year, BootUp and the Park City School District began an initiative to teach all elementary students how to code. Coding classes are now part of the school day for Park City’s 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders; classes will expand to 4th and 5th graders over the next two years. In their own words: “Teaching […]

Call for Ideas!

Park City Community Foundation’s Solomon Fund is launching an open call for ideas. We’re asking our community to help us create a more inclusive and integrated community by facilitating access to sports and recreation for low-income Latino children in Park City. We recognize that there is not a universal model to address this situation, and […]

Children's Justice Center Grants Committee Site Visit

Members of the Women’s Giving Fund Grants Committee, Board Members, and Staff toured the Summit County Children’s Justice Center for an update on the impact of the $30,000 grant. All Women’s Giving Fund Members are welcome to tour the facility at the Summit County Children’s Justice Center Open House Wednesday, April 19th from 5:00pm-6:00pm Please RSVP to […]

Bright Futures Winter Update

It has been a productive and busy winter for Bright Futures’ students. With Park City offering opportunities as diverse as they are unique, the teens have taken in enriching recreational and creative endeavors. Students were able to attend two inspirational Sundance Film Festival movies: Dolores and Step – both courtesy of the Sundance Institute. Both […]

In late December, Park City Community Foundation welcomed three new members of our board of directors: Whitney Olch Bishop, Kevin Parker, and Beano Solomon.  They represent a breadth of professional experience, from real estate to high-tech, and a range of philanthropic experience, from National Parks to LGBTQ issues. What do they have in common?  A […]

Board Member Moment: 5 Questions with Whitney Olch Bishop

1. What brought you to Park City? I was born and raised in Park City. I went to middle and high school in Salt Lake City (Rowland Hall) and then Trinity College, moved to LA and worked in PR for 2 years, but felt the pull to come back to this place I love. I […]

What YOU accomplished this year: 2016 Report to Donors

When we listen to one another… we see the needs under our noses. When we join together… we can increase our impact. When we work toward a common purpose… we enhance our work and play. We’re grateful to all who give to Park City — a community that gives so much to each of us. Each […]