© 2007 Lake Fork Community Foundation  PO Box 322  Lake City, CO 81235  Email
Established in 1994, the Lake Fork Community Foundation promotes and
supports the citizens of that portion of Hinsdale County located along the valley
of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River.   
The foundation is a Colorado Nonprofit
Corporation, qualified as a Private Foundation, 501(c)(3) by the IRS. Donations
are fully tax deductible.

The foundation’s purposes include:
  • Youth support including educational assistance and recreational facilities
  • Assistance to public, educational, medical or benevolent institutions and the
    public schools
  • Promoting scientific research for the advancement of human knowledge
    and the alleviation of human suffering or the suffering of animals
  • Care of the sick, aged and helpless
  • Care of needy men, women and children
  • Beautification of the area
  • Care and protection of animals

The Foundation solicits and receives donations including funds undesignated or
designated for specific organizations,
makes grants in fulfillment of its purposes,
and acts as a clearinghouse and central source agency for both donors and
recipients to participate in the development and well-being of the community.

The Foundation’s
end-of-year solicitation letter allows donors to assist their
choices of community groups in one easy process.

The
Board of Directors meet quarterly to conduct business and consider grant
applications.  Notice of grant application deadlines for consideration at quarterly
meetings are made public well in advance.  Grant information and applications
may be obtained by
contacting the Foundation or any board member.

A local organization must have a
Collection Agreement on file with the LFCF  to
receive designated funds from donors.  Please complete and return to PO Box
322, Lake City, CO  81235 or lfcf@lakeforkcf.org.  Monies designated for local,
approved organizations are distributed quarterly.  These pass-through donations
are fully tax deductible for the donor.