Archive | Fundraising

Jack Cheley Endowed Campership

We are very excited to announce a campaign to establish a brand new fund – the ‘JACK CHELEY ENDOWED CAMPERSHIP’. This $150,000 fund will ensure that a deserving camper attends Cheley Colorado Camps every year in Jack’s name, in perpetuity, developing lasting character and resiliency for the recipient through challenging experiences in a supportive and […]

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Development Director – Open Position

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Development Committee, the Development Director will be responsible for all activities associated with planning, identifying, securing, nurturing, and engaging existing and new individual, corporate and institutional donors. The Development Director will be responsible for fundraising from both private and corporate donors in amounts necessary to: […]

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“Get Outside! Because Camp Matters” – an event that YOU can get involved with

Join us and participate in JACF’s exciting new fundraising event... REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN THROUGH APRIL 24 What is all the excitement about? Envision the fun and joy of getting together with friends, family and co-workers this May and participating in your favorite outdoor summer camp activities to help the John Austin Cheley Foundation advance [...]
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How to Make All The Difference

While giving is usually considered a selfless act, giving is often more beneficial for the giver than the receiver. In other words, providing social support of any kind can actually be more helpful to the bigger picture of our lives than receiving it. Intuitively I think we all know this, because it feels amazing to […]

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Introducing our ‘Expanding Our Impact’ CROWDFUNDING campaign

Get ready for #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving, on December 1, 2015. As part of this year’s Annual CAMPaign, “Expanding Our Impact”, we are launching a series of CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGNS featuring the winning photos and captions submitted by our campers in our #ExpandingOurImpactGivingTuesday Camper Contest. It’s easier than ever to donate! AND we will match new funds […]

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We Ride Because Camp Matters

Estes Park Rodeo - Monday July 6, 2015 Think the 25th Anniversary Gala Was Fun?  How about the Estes Park Rodeo Parade? We are assembling a team of riders on horseback and walkers on foot (or on stick horses) to become the first ever JACF Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo Parade entry.  "We Ride...Because Camp Matters"  is [...]
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Annual CAMPaign – Join us for CO Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day is coming up soon on Tuesday, December 9, and for the fifth year the John Austin Cheley Foundation is participating.  COGives Day is a crowd funding event for JACF to increase the number of donors and donations, and to highlight our amazing campers as we raise money for camperships in 2015.  The idea […]

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The JACF Annual CAMPaign is a movement to reconnect with your inner camp and share your stories to raise awareness of the impact that summer camp has had on you. With your support the John Austin Cheley Foundation will continue to bring this opportunity and this impact to more and more low income and underserved […]

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