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The 2022 Community Summit by the Chaffee County Community Foundation is set to roll beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Salida SteamPlant.

Image courtesy Chaffee County Community Foundation

The packed agenda will feature learning sessions presented by Katie Davis of 5 Branches Consulting. On the schedule:

  • Building Better Budgets
  • Super Star Volunteers

Collaboration Roundtables will allow attendees to connect with and learn from peers working in other issue areas to discuss cross-cutting community challenges that affect everyone’s capacity.

A Funder Panel will feature local and regional funders who will discuss what makes a good funding fit and share what help you have to create a strong partnership with funders.

The event will even include a Relaxation Room; where attendees can sign-up for a mental health break in the relaxation room during the conference. This is the spot to enjoy relaxing tea, soothing essential oils and Acudetox sponsored by Solvista Health.

Everyone who pre-registers for the conference will be entered for a chance to win a two-pack of tickets (camping included) for the Renewal Festival taking place in Buena Vista September 23 – September 24; tickets courtesy of Bonfire Entertainment.

Event Tickets:

  • Nonprofit Professional: $50 *includes admission to Annual Meeting & Awards
  • General Admission: $65 *includes admission to Annual Meeting & Awards
  • Annual Meeting & Awards Only: $20

Admission Discounts are available: Active AmeriCorps Members will receive free admission (Enter discount code AMERICORPS when registering to receive free admission to the event.)
Chaffee Commons Members receive three free tickets. Enter discount code COMMONS when registering to receive free admission for up to three attendees.
VIAChaffee Members receive extended Early Bird Pricing. Enter discount code VIA when registering to receive a 20 percent discount on all tickets.

For those who may be looking for a scholarship for tickets, some of our sponsors have donated their tickets back to nonprofit professionals in need of a scholarship. Reach out to Betsy at to request a scholarship.