Right now in the greater Park City area, local philanthropists, organizations, and leaders are making news. They are connecting our community, spearheading events and remembering loved ones. Read about what is happening now in our community:
community pass is better than ever
We've added spa passes, dining and concerts! Only 25 available every season. READ MORE.
Do you enjoy spreadsheets, numbers, and system? Do you care about community and enjoy working in a positive, mission driven environment? We're hiring an Account & Donor Service Coordinator! READ the job description.
Do you track your carbon footprint, enjoy working across sectors and have a background in grassroots action? We're hiring a L.o.C.A.L Programs Coordinator to engage our community in carbon reduction activities. READ the job description.
Women's giving fund
Are you one in a thousand? Our goal is to raise a $1 million endowment and make annual grants to local organizations supporting women and children in Summit County. We'll do this by engaging 1,000 people to give $1,000, one-time, and become, or honor, a woman or girl with a lifetime membership. VISIT the webpage. READ the press release. BE one in a thousand!
Penelope burk is coming to park city!
Thanks to the support of Jim and Susan Swartz, renowned fundraising expert is coming to Park City to lead a three-hour seminar on Donor Centered Fundraising. Registration is open to executive directors, development professionals and board members of nonprofits located in or serving Summit County with ongoing programs. Wednesday, April 17 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Facilities generously provided by Treasure Mountain Inn. CLICK here for registration and read the press release HERE.
Get the funding you need to fuel your mission
United Way of Salt Lake, Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund and Park City Community Foundation have grant programs that support Summit County nonprofits. Whether you're helping families put food on the table, teaching children about cleaning up our rivers or inspiring children through art or dance, there is a grant program for your organizations. Deadlines begin on March 21. CLICK HERE to learn more.
WIN $500 FOR YOUR FAVORITE ORG. IN SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST
If you 'Like' Live PC Give PC, follow us on facebook or send firstname.lastname@example.org your email, you can win a $500 donation card for your favorite local nonprofit! Learn more HERE.
The Park City FOundation Ranks in CF Insights Bench Marking Report
In the CF Insights publication, Benchmarking Beyond Asset Size: 2011 Top 100 Lists, The Park City Foundation ranks 52 for Active Grant Making, based on percent of assets granted out, and 56 for Most Gifts per Capita. Read full article HERE
Estate planning seminar covers charitable giving
Read the Park Record article HERE
SILVER RESTAURANT BENEFITS PCF
Locals love 2 for 1's. Turn that love into appreciation for The Park City Foundation. From May 23-29, Silver Restaurant is offering a buy one get one for $2 special - and the $2 benefits The Park City Foundation!
Visit Silver's website to learn more: www.silverrestaurant.com.
nonprofit education & grant programs
March is packed with opportunities for nonprofits to grow their organizations. We have a series on Boards and Governance, a return of the Executive Director Roundtables and two grant deadlines - Community Fund 2012 and United Way's Basic Needs grants. READ MORE here.
2011 Community fund grantees announced
For the fourth year, PCF has granted $100,000 to local organizations that contribute to Park City's vibrancy, serve our most derserving and keep us healthy, educated and inspired. Learn more about our grantees, read the press release or listen to PCF on KPCW.
Live pc Give pc raises over $330,000 in 24 hours for local orgs
In a single day, the community of Summit County showed an unprecedented outpouring of support for local organizations. Visit www.livepcgivepc.org to learn more about the day.
PCF in PC Magazine: connecting donors who care to causes that matter
In the Winter issue of Park City Magazine, two authors explore two different PCF programs. The first, "Match Game" chronicles the role of PCF in matching a donor to a cause close to their hearts. The second is about an entire mountain town speaking together against climate change. View them here: MATCH GAME and NO DROUGHT ABOUT IT.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PARK CITY 5 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!
Blake Wiehe: Erica Knell Service & Leadership Scholarship
Rachel Westrate: Connie Blount Service & Leadership Scholarship
Sarah McInerney: Mike Pennels Service & Leadership Scholarship
Elizabeth Braden: Chris Yeates Service & Leadership Scholarship
Tanner Howell: Matt Knoop Service & Leadership Scholarship
The Park City 5 Memorial Fund is building five schools in five years to in memory of five Park City High School students. This year, the group is building a school in Pomatales, Peru. Their efforts were recently highlighted in People Magazine's "Hometown Heroes" section. READ THE ARTICLE.
Summit sotheby's grants to local nonprofits
Summit Sotheby's International Realty's Caring Fund, a business fund held at PCF, recently announced grants to six, local nonprofit organizations. LEARN MORE.
$100,000 granted to nonprofits through 2010 community fund
The Park City Foundation has announced $100,000 in Community Fund grants to local nonprofit organizations. The program is funded through the Community Pass, a ski and golf program. Download the press release and view the grantees.
utah alcohol laws and nonprofit fundraising & Events
Thank you to over 50 nonprofit organziations for completing a survey about Utah's alcohol laws and nonprofit events. Download a summary of the survey results.
Nonprofit Center survey May 17-26
PCF is conducting a survey of local nonprofit needs for distribution to Park City area nonprofits. The survey focuses on office space, equipment, administration and service needs of nonprofit organizations and will be distributed from Monday, May 17 to Wednesday, May 26 through an online service. We hope that each organization will complete one survey. CLICK HERE to access the survey. READ MORE from the press release.
Nonprofit series: affordable, local & relevant
This three part series is designed to build nonprofits' core competencies and address the ongoing challenge of fiscal sustainability in tough economic times. Each seminar will build on the next and give participants a practical and strategic approach to smart money management, fundraising and endowment-building. Set on month apart, participants will have the opportunity to test ideas and report back for feedback and support. Download the full series description.
Addition: On April 14 from 11:15-12:15, PCMC will offer a short seminar on Gambling and Alcohol rules. Learn More.
PCF Grants $100,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations
The Community Pass program, launched this summer, is a ski and golf program that funds an annual, competitive grant program to greater Park City's nonprofit community. This year, the program in it second year, again is granting $100,000. DOWNLOAD AND READ THE FULL STORY. CLICK HERE TO VIEW GRANTEES.
Join ParkCityGreen.ORg! measure & reduce your footprint
The Park City Foundation and City of Park City have teamed up to create an impressive environmental resource on the web! The Park City Green website was developed as part of the Save Our Snow initiative to support residents of Park City, and surrounding communities, in their efforts to reduce energy and water consumption.
The site is an excellent resource for households and businesses and provides tools for creating personalized energy, water and waste calculations along with guidance on relevant reduction strategies. The website also contains excellent educational material for young students, parents and teachers. Signing up as a user on Park City Green is FREE and will allow you to: track and reduce your carbon, water and waste footprints, set personal conservation goals and save money, connect with community members and local nonprofits, and demonstrate your committment to making Park City an envirnomental leader in Utah and beyond.
Check out the Park City Green website and sign up as a user. Creating your own account is simple (you just need an email address) and costs nothing. Help reach the goal of 2, 000 users on Park City Green and be part of our transition to a truly sustainable community!
Where's the Snow? August 29th at PCMR
Park City, UT- Children representing sports teams, schools and youth groups will gather on Saturday, August 29th to create a visual depiction of climate change’s effect on Park City’s snowpack. The event will be recorded via video and photography. The product of “Where’s the Snow” will be a short film about the event that shows climate change’s potential impact on the local snowpack and economy, and will utilize data from a study commissioned by The Park City Foundation, with support from Park City Mountain Resort. This film will premiere at the second Save our Snow - scheduled for September 30th at the Eccles Center. Download and read the press release.
New summit county ski and golf pass benefits nonprofits
The Community Pass, a fully transferrable ski and golf pass, will benefit local nonprofits through an annual competitive grant program. Get over 35 days of fully transferrable skiing and 9 foursomes at local public and private courses. Download and Read the Press release
Deadline for 2009 community fund is friday, July 31
PCF is inviting all nonprofits that serve the citizens, workforce and visitors of Summit County, UT to apply for our 2009 Community Fund competitive grant process. The first deadline is Friday, July 31. Download & Read the Press Release
Despite lagging economy, parkites continue to give
Since December, local philanthropists have established ten new funds at The Park City Foundation to benefit local causes, honor the memory of loved ones and encourage their children to participate in philanthropy. Download & Read the Press Release
pcf awarded $90,000 from john s. and james l. knight foundation
The Park City Foundation is partnering with the city government to create a community website that allows households, businesses and individuals to measure and decrease their carbon footprint and water usage. The effort will be launched with a nearly $90,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The project is one of 21 winners nationwide in the Knight Community Information Challenge, a $24 million initiative to keep communities informed. Download & Read the press release or view a video interview on Knight Pulse
Professional advisor seminar: philanthropy and wealth
On January 28th The Park City Foundation will host a continuing education seminar for wealth advisors. The panel discussion will focus on family wealth and philanthropy. Mark J. Richards, Principal, The Madison Group and seminar panelist explains, "People are looking for a greater connection to their wealth. They want to see their belief system reflected in how their money is used. Philanthropy is a tax smart option to helping clients and their family members find greater meaning and purpose." Download & Read the press release to learn more
pcf grants over $100,000 to local nonprofits
The Park City Foundation, through its 2008 Community Fund, is awarding over $100,000 in grants to area nonprofits. The grants cover all areas of charitable giving and benefit 19 organizations. This is the first year of the annual competitive grant program. Download and read our press release to learn more
Jones WaldO & Park City Present a Planned giving Seminar
This seminar, for nonprofit leaders and their board members, introduces a method of fund raising- not from income, but from assets. Learn more about planned giving tools and mechanisms. With tough economic times and large generational transfers of wealth, this is an important and timely workshop. DOWNLOAD AND READ THE PRESS RELEASE from the August 26th seminar.
eAST WEST PARTNERS cREATES charitable FUND
East West Partners Park City has created a philanthropic fund to grant monies to local nonprofit organizations. The fund, held by The Park City Foundation, benefits organizations contributing to the culture and community of Park City. Recent grants benefit over nine organizations and over $8,000 more will be granted before 2009.
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PCF changes grant process & deadline
In an effort to streamline the grant process, The Park City Foundation has revised its grant schedule. Interested nonprofits are invited to submit a proposal by September 1st. Select organizations will be invited to submit a full application by October 15th. The applications, tiered by amount sought, are more concise than former applications. The expected result is more time spent with beneficiaries and on programs than writing and devising lengthy reports.
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pCF Creates three year vision
Earlier this summer, board members of The Park City Foundation gathered on Main Street for a day long retreat. After almost a year under the leadership of Trisha Worthington, the organization focused on strategic planning. The result was a defined vision for the next three years and shared approach to philanthropy and growth.
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TRIBUTE: PARK CITY VISIONARY nICK BADAMI (1920-2008)
An early supporter of The Park City Foundation, Nick Badami, passed away this June. His vision, for the Park City community, the ski resort industry, and for philanthropy, is remembered by all of the Park City community.
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MEMORIAL FUND HONORS BILLY POOLE’S PASSION
When her son died in a fatal skiing accident this winter, Phyllis Erck sought to channel his passion and memory in a way that would benefit children. Through the Billy Poole Memorial Fund, Erck hopes to inspire other children through the beauty and exhilaration of mountain sports.
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