Ride The Rockies in an event of The Denver Post Community Foundation. The Denver Post Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves to improve and enrich the lives of those in our community by raising and distributing funds to metro-area and Colorado nonprofit agencies serving the areas of arts, youth, education and human services. For more information, visit denverpostcommunity.com.
Traveling Silent Auction
In partnership with The Denver Post Community Foundation, Ride The Rockies is thrilled to bring back our Traveling Silent Auction for a eighth year in a row in 2017, helping to raise even more money for deserving nonprofits across the state. The generous cyclists of this ride help us achieve this goal year in and year out.
If interested in donating to the 2017 Traveling Silent Auction, please click here to complete the auction donation form.
The Denver Post Community Foundation & the Ride The Rockies Grant Program
Ride The Rockies Community Foundation Grant Program returns for its seventeenth consecutive year! We are excited to offer this program which is designed to support nonprofit agencies that work to improve the lives of Coloradans in the towns hosting Ride The Rockies. The Denver Post Community found and Ride The Rockies will award one $5,000 grant to a deserving nonprofit in each 2017 host community.
The Grant Program funds nonprofit organizations that provide services for low-income children and youth through recreation, education, or the arts and/or agencies that offer direct-service literacy programs.
Since the program began in 2001, over $585,000 has been granted to towns throughout the state. We are honored to award $35,000 in grants to seven deserving nonprofits at this year’s tour.
If you have a nonprofit in one of our 2017 host communities and are interested in applying for The Denver Post Community Foundation/Ride The Rockies grant, please email Bill Almquist; firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 2016 grant recipients included:
- Carbondale - Raising a Reader
- Aspen - Aspen Youth Center
- Copper Mountain - SOS Outreach
- Grand Lake - The Independent Sports Club
- Estes Park - Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success
- Fort Collins - Book Trust
Please check back in the spring to see which organizations will be granted funds this year and join us each afternoon at the Entertainment Site to congratulate our grant recipients and present them with their $5,000 check.
For more information on The Denver Post Community:
• Visit denverpostcommunity.com and sign up for monthly emails
• Follow Denver Post Community on Facebook
• Follow Denver Post Community on Twitter
• Contact Bill Almquist, Community Relations Manager at 303.954.6702