Community Foundation News

Women's Giving Fund 2017 Grant Recipient Update

Park City Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Fund makes an annual high-impact grant to an organization that serves Summit County women and children. The Women’s Giving Fund is an endowment, founded by over 1,000 members who each gave a $1,000 gift to become lifetime members. In July of 2017, the Women’s Giving Fund granted Peace House […]

Roundtable Recap: Improving your Board’s Diversity

Park City Community Foundation held its most recent Board Member Roundtable on Thursday, February 22nd. We host regular Roundtables to help build skills and connections among the local nonprofit community – program staff, development staff, executive directors, board members, and others. The Board Member Roundtables center on the role of the board in the success and accountability of their organization. […]

What is Social Equity?

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King Jr. What is “social equity?” One definition of the word equity is “the quality of being fair and impartial,” but the term itself can mean different things to different people. For it to have a meaningful impact, we […]

Still want to help Puerto Rico?

It’s been 5 months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico but the island still needs help. If you are interested in helping, here are some resources. Park City Community Foundation staff have been asked how Parkites can help and where to donate. A main concern for donors in the aftermath of a major disaster is, […]

State of Giving: First Tracks and First Look

As part of our work to create an enduring philanthropic community for all the people of Park City, Park City Community Foundation hosted a Crest Speaker Series event on January 30, 2018. The event included a first tracks ski morning followed by breakfast at Park City Mountain. After several runs, we enjoyed a panel discussion among philanthropy […]

Power Lunches Encourage Mentoring

Members of the Women’s Giving Fund don’t just donate their money; they donate their time!  Women’s Giving Fund created the Power Lunch Program at Ecker Hill Middle School to introduce 6th and 7th grade girls to a variety of career options while promoting the self-esteem and confidence needed to pursue classes that can lead to STEM careers. The lunches […]

Donor Spotlight: Q&A with Sloane Johnson

Sloane Johnson was born and raised in Park City, Utah.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Montana State University.  Sloane has spent her nursing career healing and helping care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit at the University of Utah hospital, the Emergency Department at Park City Hospital, Deer Valley Ski Clinic […]

Get Involved with WGF Grantees

Over the past three years, the annual Women’s Giving Fund Grant has made a big difference in the lives of women and children. Having started from scratch in 2015, PC Tots now provides over 100 children with affordable, high quality early childhood education in its two new childcare centers. Summit County Children’s Justice Center can […]

Park City Community Foundation: Convener for Mental Wellness

When Park City Community Foundation brought the community together in early 2017 to form the new Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance, we knew the need was critical. There weren’t enough prevention efforts, people didn’t know where to turn in their time of need, and the necessary services often weren’t available. Partners such as CONNECT Summit […]