Community Foundation News

Member Spotlight: Meg Steele Uplifts Women

As a founding member of the Women’s Giving Fund, we wanted to highlight all that Meg Steele has done for the Women’s Giving Fund and Park City Community Foundation. Since 2014, more than 1,300 people have contributed to the Women’s Giving Fund, which has skyrocketed to over $1,500,000. The fund is endowed by Park City […]

Roundtable Recap: Cybersecurity

Park City Community Foundation is the place for nonprofits to collaborate and learn from one another. And with education comes better governance and financial responsibility, which leads to stronger, more viable nonprofits. It’s one distinct way we’re giving to the organizations that give so much to greater Park City. Our twelve roundtables a year provide facilitated discussions for […]

Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You: Girls Mentoring Day Recap

The Women’s Giving Fund mentoring program, sponsored by Vail EpicPromise, conducts regular Power Lunches with Ecker Hill Middle School girls to inspire them with meaningful life messages on leadership, success, and confidence. The mentoring program cumulates with a special event at Park City Mountain Resort where girls are matched with mentors for an uplifting afternoon. […]

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 […]