DCCF Fiscal Sponsor and Donor Advised Funds

These funds are stewarded as separate funds under the broader umbrella of the Douglas County Community Foundation.

CASTLE ROCK COMMUNITY ART FUND

The Community Art Fund was created by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce as a legacy for the Castle Rock Artfest. Proceeds donated are to fund outdoor community public art in Castle Rock. http://www.ppcf.org/douglas-county-community-foundation/castle-rock-community-art-fund/

CASTLE ROCK COMMUNITY GARDEN FUND

Created in 2012 to provide garden plots that may be leased by the community and to share gardening tips, education of the benefits of good nutrition and locally grown, fresh produce, and focus on feeding those in need. http://www.ppcf.org/douglas-county-community-foundation/castle-rock-community-garden/

CASTLE ROCK CHAMBER EDUCATIONAL FUND

Created in 2013 to foster a strong economy by encouraging entrepreneurial activity by offering training for successful business development and growth. The Chamber has offered Business Boot Camp, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), Tech Tuesday and other workshops and training as part of the effort. http://castlerock.org/YEA.htm

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DOUGLAS COUNTY DAMES

The Dames Mission is “To create awareness of Douglas County nonprofits and to inspire the value of collective giving.” This Giving Circle meets monthly to learn about nonprofits in Douglas County and to make a small contribution to their cause. Annually the Dames allocate donations among the non-profits featured in the past year. http://www.ppcf.org/douglas-county-community-foundation/douglas-county-dames/

DOUGLAS COUNTY NON-PROFIT COALITION

In 2012, representatives from local charities began working together to form a coalition of nonprofits dedicated “to promoting, growing and finding synergies among local charities through increased awareness of the broad array of charitable organizations within Douglas County.  The effort is centered around those organizations eligible to participate in Colorado Gives Day, an annual event aimed at increasing philanthropy in Colorado during a 24-hour period of giving.
http://www.douglascountygives.com

LEADERSHIP DOUGLAS COUNTY

Founded in 1999 by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Douglas County (LDC) helps emerging and recognized leaders expand their skills, and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their individual passion to make positive charges in our community. The program brings diverse people together to learn from each other, creates an expectation of servant leadership and builds in real opportunities to teach knowledge and skills. http://leadershipdouglascounty.org

LEADERSHIP DOUGLAS COUNTY ALUMNI

Membership in Leadership Douglas County Alumni Association (LDCAA) becomes automatic upon graduation. Graduates of Leadership Douglas County continue their impact acting as a steering committee for Douglas County Leadership programs and projects. Now in it’s 7th year, the Giving Tree has supported two specific human service needs in Douglas County. The groups’ philosopy is “Citizens of Douglas coming together to give back to those in need in Douglas County” http://leadershipdouglascounty.org

LIVING AND AGING WELL IN LONE TREE

Envisions Lone Tree as a senior friendly community where residents have the opportunity to age with choice, independence and dignity. They are committed to increasing opportunities for residents to remain independent and active by identifying and advocating for issues and concerns; linking with existing social, health, financial and support agencies; providing avenues for social interaction and supporting educational opportunities. http://www.cityoflonetree.com/agingwell

THE SKURICH MEMORIAL FUND

The Skurich Memorial fund was established in 2006 in remembrance of Stormy and Joey Skurich, the children of Mick and Joyce Skurich.  Both Joey and Stormy passed away after long and courageous fights with cancer.  Stormy and Joey were long time residents of Douglas County; attending Elementary School, Junior High School and High School in Castle Rock.  Both were quite active in their community throughout their short, but meaningful lives.  http://www.ppcf.org/product-categories/douglas-county-community-foundation

                      

TOUR DE LADIES

A fully supported, non-competitive, women-only cycling event through the rolling hills of Douglas County, south of Denver, starting in Parker., Tour de Ladies is a fabulous opportunity to spend the day with your girlfriends while enjoying a gorgeous ride. Best of all, it’s a celebration of sisterhood as they support the Crisis Center, which helps victims of domestic abuse. http://www.tourdeladies.com/

LONE TREE ARTS CENTER (LTAC)

The Lone Tree Arts Center is a professional, innovative and environmentally friendly, LEED Certified venue. Owned and operated by the City of Lone Tree, LTAC has created a dynamic model for the performing arts in both presenting and producing performances for all ages. In addition to producing their own theatrical shows each year, LTAC collaborates with premier Colorado performing arts companies to present their productions in Lone Tree. An intimate venue with every seat closer than 60 feet from the stage, LTAC has become a prime location for intimate concerts with headline performers as well as international and national touring artists. LTAC is also an important meeting and event rental site for corporate, civic, private, and community arts groups. http://lonetreeartscenter.org/

PARTNERS IN PHILANTHROPY FUNDS

The Foundation relies on our donors to support the day-to-day general operations of the Douglas County Community Foundation. By contributing to the Partners in Philanthropy Fund, you assist DCCF in establishing new endowments, administering current funds and programs and managing grant review program to benefit local nonprofit organizations. http://www.ppcf.org/douglas-county-community-foundation/douglas-county-community-foundation

FRIENDS OF STARLIGHTING

Supports the annual Starlighting event in Castle Rock. The Castle Rock community lighting of the Star has become a favorite event with residents as the Town “dresses” in its festive décor and hosts strolling carolers, carriage rides, hot chocolate and family entertainment throughout the day, culminating in the Starlighting celebration followed by fireworks.