The Castle Rock Chamber Foundation was established in 2017 and is dedicated to advancing quality of life through education, leadership and community enhancement. Castle Rock Chamber Foundation makes it easy to give back to the community in the simplest, most effective and tax-advantaged ways possible. The Castle Rock Chamber Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that helps individuals, families, agencies, nonprofit organizations, and businesses manage their philanthropic giving through various fund types.
The Castle Rock Chamber Foundation supports the following programs & projects: Leadership Douglas County, Historical Site Victoria’s House (est 1889), Talent Pipeline DC (workforce development), Chamber Education Fund, and Starlighting Fund.
To support and advance the educational, sociological, economic and cultural interest of the Castle Rock Community:
- Developing leadership with a dynamic and innovative vision of the future;
- Lining the business community in partnerships with educational, governmental, and non-profit organizations; and
- Serving as a vehicle for research, planning and community education to anticipate and communicate the challenges of the future.
Chamber Foundation Board Members:
Kris Brader, Chair
Mary Anderson, Exec Committee
Thuy Aragon, Treasurer
Abby Tardiff, Exec Committee
Hilleary Everist, Director
Bernie Greenberg, Director
Donna Scott, Director
Stacy Garmon, President/CEO
Leadership Douglas County—was created to ensure that our community would continue to identify, educate and motivate emerging leaders to improve Douglas County through personal and collective commitment.
Victoria /Carriage House—maintaining our historic Victoria/Carriage House (est. 1889)
Talent Pipeline DC—works to connect business, education and government for the workforce needs of our businesses and the opportunities to support educators, students and families.
Chamber Education Fund—To foster a strong local economy by encouraging entrepreneurial and business activity by offering business training and consultations for successful business development and growth.
Starlighting Fund—Supports the annual Starlighting event in Castle Rock in featuring the lighting of the Star.