Community Foundation News

5 Questions: Brian and Kirsten Shirken

Brian and Kirsten Shirken have always woven community involvement into their lives. A couple of years ago, as they transitioned into an empty nest, they began fulfilling their dream of spending more time in Park City, and at the same time started becoming even more involved in our community, especially in the new Early Childhood […]

Consider an IRA Gift to Park City Community Foundation

BE TAX-SMART! Donors who are 70½ or older can direct all or part of the IRS’ required annual minimum distribution (up to $100,000 per individual) from a traditional IRA to Park City Community Foundation. By doing so, you reduce your taxable income while simultaneously benefitting our community. Your benefits include: The opportunity to direct the […]

Mental Wellness in Mountain Communities

In late May 2019, mental wellness partners from mountain resort communities came together in Boulder, Colorado, at the invitation of the Katz Amsterdam Foundation. The foundation was created by Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, to personally give back to communities with a Vail presence—and specifically to support mental health efforts. […]

Nonprofit Education: Spring Cleaning

Park City Community Foundation is committed to furthering nonprofit education in Park City. By hosting three nonprofit roundtables each quarter – one for board members, one for executive directors, and an open roundtable – we provide a collaborative environment for sharing best practices, building stronger relationships among nonprofit organizations, and providing a regular meeting place […]

Women's Giving Fund Spotlight: Kristal Bowman-Carter

The Women’s Giving Fund Grants Committee is made up of women who, throughout their lives, have demonstrated a relentless passion for the well-being of women and children. Having granted over $120,000 to local nonprofits over the last four years, the Women’s Giving Fund makes high impact grants to organizations who focus on improving the lives […]

Women's Giving Fund Spotlight: Debbie Morton

Park City Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Fund has donated over $120,000 to nonprofit organizations that are improving the lives of women and children in Greater Park City. The Fund was created in 2013, and has united over 1,300 women in building an endowment that will help the women and children of Park City in perpetuity. […]

Social Equity Update: Community Coming Together

With the support of Park City Municipal Corporation, and building on the tremendous work local nonprofits are doing, Park City Community Foundation is addressing social equity in our town. The work has already begun, and our goal is for Park City and Summit County to be a thriving community where everyone has access to opportunities […]