Local foundation offers help to nonprofits

1st October, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY —A relatively new local foundation aims to help nonprofits plug funding gaps they face when other sources dry up.Our Community Foundation was created last year and is already successful, having provided $25,000 to the Vail Valley Salvation Army and landed outside assistance from Vista Volunteers to help local nonprofits.“The Salvation Army is a wonderful organization for our neighbors, and it’s run on a boot string,” said Mike Rushmore, of the new foundation.New affiliateOur Community Foundation is a new affiliate with the long-established Western Colorado Community Foundation.Rushmore also sits on the board of the Western Colorado Community Foundation, an …

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