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Granting opportunities

Park City Community Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits through the following primary programs.

1. Community Fund

The Community Fund supports nonprofit organizations that serve the visitors, workforce and citizens of greater Park City and Summit County in Utah. We grant to organizations that meet our community’s most pressing needs and contribute to a thriving and vibrant community. We strive to support the most effective programs and well-governed organizations, with an eye toward significant community benefits and outcomes.

Considering applying to the Community Fund? Please see the guidelines and the frequently asked questions:
2020 Community Fund Grant Guidelines
Community Fund Grants Frequently Asked Questions
The Community Fund grant application is currently closed. The 2020 grant cycle will open Wednesday, April 1 and the deadline to apply is Thursday, May 7. 

In light of the widespread economic impacts of COVID-19 on nonprofits and their programs, we encourage organizations to apply for general/unrestricted support rather than a specific project.

Optional Virtual Community Fund Grants Q&A Meeting: Tuesday, April 7, 3:30pm. This will be hosted via GoToMeeting. Login info below.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/648675621
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (669) 224-3412
Access Code: 648-675-621

Past Grants:
2019 Community Fund Grants
2018 Community Fund Grants
2017 Community Fund Grants
2016 Community Fund Grants
2015 Community Fund Grants
2014 Community Fund Grants
2013 Community Fund Grants
2012 Community Fund Grants
2011 Community Fund Grants
2010 Community Fund Grants
2009 Community Fund Grants

We visit our Community Fund grantees rather than requiring written final reports. Our site visits take place in March and April, guided by the site visit outline. See the full 2020 Community Fund site visit calendar and please RSVP to each specific site visit that you plan to attend a few days beforehand by emailing Rachel Olson at rachel@parkcitycf.org.

2. Women’s Giving Fund

The Women’s Giving Fund makes an annual high-impact grant to an organization that serves Summit County women and children. It is an endowment, founded by over 1,000 members who each gave a $1,000 gift to become lifetime members.

The Women’s Giving Fund grant application is currently closed. The 2020 grant cycle opened on January 2 with a deadline of Thursday, February 6. 
Women’s Giving Fund Grant Guidelines
Women’s Giving Fund Grant Frequently Asked Questions

For information on the Women’s Giving Fund Grants Committee, please see:
Women’s Giving Fund Grants Committee Description
2020 Women’s Giving Fund Committee Member List

Past Grantees

  • 2015: PC Tots, to provide affordable daycare for low-income families in the greater Park City area
  • 2016: Children’s Justice Center, to fund a medical room in Park City for children who experience abuse
  • 2017: Peace House, to support their transitional housing program for victims of domestic violence
  • 2018: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, to increase the number of at-risk youth served in Summit County through their community-based mentoring program
  • 2019: People’s Health Clinic, to expand maternal and child healthcare services

3. Solomon Fund

The Solomon Fund will award grants to local organizations who are intentionally working to increase Latinx participation in their programs. Our goal is to see children’s participation better reflect the diverse makeup of our town. We believe that all children should have the opportunity to be active and engaged in sports and recreation.

Interested in applying? Apply online here, and please see:
Solomon Fund Grant Guidelines
Solomon Fund Grants Frequently Asked Questions

The 2020 grant cycle will open Monday, February 10 and the deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 10. 

Past Grants
2019 Solomon Fund Grants
2018 Solomon Fund Grants
2017 Solomon Fund Grants
2016 Solomon Fund Grants

4. Park City Climate Fund

The Park City Climate Fund aims to engage greater Park City community members in implementing local, high-impact climate solutions that also have the potential to be effective in similar communities. By accepting our shared responsibility to take climate action, Park City can reap a host of economic, health, and quality of life benefits for all, while inspiring broader change.

Applications for the Fall 2019 grant round closed on December 5, 2019, with notification of results in mid-February 2020. The next application round is expected to open in September 2020.

For reference, please view the Fall 2019 Park City Climate Fund Application Guidelines.

The first round of Park City Climate Fund grants was awarded in February 2020 to Recycle Utah, TreeUtah, and Utah Clean Energy. Read about the awarded grants here.

5. Donor Directed Giving

Park City Community Foundation facilitates giving by holding and managing donors’ philanthropic funds. Donor-directed funds are granted at the request of fund advisors with the guidance and approval of Park City Community Foundation. Learn more about our Funds Under Management.

We also encourage nonprofits to participate in our 24-hour online giving day, Live PC Give PC, to gain exposure and financial support for their mission.

Other Resources

Looking for possible grants from other foundations? The Salt Lake City Public Library has a license for the Foundation Directory Online – visit the library to use the directory.

Want to be alerted to grant opportunities as they come up? Sign up for our nonprofit newsletter.

Upcoming Events

  • 15
    April

    Executive Director Roundtable

    Are you a nonprofit executive director? Please join us by computer or phone for our quarterly Executive Director Roundtable, share best practices, and connect with your peers. Roundtables are free to attend. Given current health guidelines, this roundtable will be a virtual session. More details about roundtables can be found at parkcitycf.org/nonprofit-roundtables. Please RSVP to […]

  • 13
    May

    Open Nonprofit Roundtable (joint with EDs)

    Please join us by computer or phone for our quarterly Open Nonprofit Roundtable, open to anyone working for a nonprofit—including program staff, development staff, and so on—and for this joint session, executive directors are encouraged to attend! Share best practices and connect with your peers. Roundtables are free to attend. Given current health guidelines, this […]

  • 14
    May

    Board Member Roundtable

    Are you on a nonprofit board? Please join us by computer or phone for our quarterly Board Member Roundtable. Whether you are a new board member or have been serving for years, we hope you will be a part of this discussion. Share best practices and connect with your peers. Roundtables are free to attend. […]