A strong endowment enables Girl Scouts of Colorado to meet current and future program needs, maintain a stable funding stream despite fluctuations in the economy, lower our dependence on the cookie sale and have the ability to respond to immediate or emergency needs.
Stephanie A. Foote Leadership Prize
In 2015, the inaugural Stephanie A. Foote Leadership Prize was awarded to a Girl Scout who has earned a Gold Award in the current year and whose project is selected by an independent panel as an exceptional example of sustainable leadership. "I wanted to celebrate the tremendous effort and vision that Girl Scouts put forth to earn a highest award. I am proud to salute Colorado’s Girl Scouts whose Gold Award projects make a lasting impact.
Sarah Greichen received this award in 2016. Read more.
In 2014, Mary Jo Jacob's four children established this Fund in her memory for the benefit of girls from Eagle and Garfield Counties who want to attend camp. "Dr. Mary Jo Jacobs was the epitome of one that not only spoke the Girl Scout Law, but lived it from an early age." She dedicated her life to her family, friends, patients and her chosen profession of medicine. Apply here.
Rae Ann and Richard E. Dougherty Look Wider International Travel Fund
Thanks to a generous gift from lifetime Girl Scouts, Rae Ann and Rich Dougherty, this fund provides annual scholarships to Girl Scouts applying for international travel destinations. Competitive applications open each fall. Apply here.