Colorado Foundations Model Wildfire Response

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Colorado Community Foundations play a critical leadership role in disaster relief and community recovery.
Learn from these four Philanthropy Colorado members leading recent wildfire response: 

  • Community Foundation Boulder County – Boulder County Wildfire Fund shares comprehensive information on the community advisory committee and disbursement of the funds + check out Next Steps for the Wildfire Fund taped discussion with Marshall Fire Survivors, March 2022 
  • Grand Foundation – Grand County Wildfire Emergency Fund gives all the East Troublesome Fire stats and an overview of the use of funds and impact 
  • Community Foundation of Northern Colorado – NoCoFires Fund details relief related to the Cameron Peak and other regional fires.  
  • Colorado Association of Realtors’ Colorado Project Wildfire pairs relief funding information with wildfire prevention tips and resources.  

Are you with a community foundation interested in Planning for Disaster Philanthropy?
Contact Amy Swiatek ( for information on Philanthropy Colorado’s June 23, 2022 convening. It brings together foundations on the front lines of disaster response in their communities with a focus on wildfire and flood response, recovery and mitigation. We will lift up lessons learned on approaches and practices; and discuss local, regional and statewide disaster response issues and opportunities to work together.  

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