Friends of Gilpin County Community Center

Supporting Our Center

The Friends of Gilpin County Community Center (FGCCC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation and Colorado Charitable Corporation made up of citizens of Gilpin County, Colorado. Our role is to support the Gilpin County Community Center and its vital position in the life of our mountain community through the following initiatives:

  • Research and community feedback.
  • Sustainable funding through grants.
  • Long-Term funding projects such as mill levies, bond issues, or special districts.

The Heart of the Community Fund is Open!


We’re pleased to announce that the Heart of the Community Fund is now open for applicants who need financial help to access the Community Center and selected programs and activities. Read more at our Heart of the Community Fund page!

Volunteers Needed for Spooky Stroll!


Community Center Resources

Hours

  • Monday | Wednesday| Thursday:
    8 am to 8 pm
  • Tuesday:
    After School Youth Programs Only
  • Friday:
    8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday:
    9 am to 4 pm
  • Closed Sunday


Location

Intersection of Golden Gate Canyon & Norton Drive



Volunteers Needed for Spooky Stroll

The annual spooky stroll is a highlight for Gilpin kids, and is only possible with the help of many volunteers to staff the trail and activities. To help us make this Halloween tradition the best it can be, use the ‘volunteer’ button below to Contact Virginia Baer.

Save the Date!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our new sponsorship opportunities allow local businesses to make an investment in their community while receiving recognition at multiple events throughout the year. Sponsorship donations will be used to:

  • Support Community Center events.
  • Host FGCCC events such as our Star Parties.
  • Fund FGCCC operations.
  • Support the Heart of the Community Fund.

Sponsors and their employees may engage in community events through volunteer opportunities.

Keep Up With Us!

FGCCC is also planning other activities in support of our community center. If you want to keep up with the latest news, you’re welcome to subscribe to our E-newsletter! It comes out about once a month, delivered straight to your email inbox.

FGCCC Goals

  • Support and Promote Community Center Services
  • Provide Input to Improve Community Center Services
  • Strengthen the Financial Position of the Community Center
  • Research & Inform the Community and Decision Makers on Issues, Options and Opportunities

You Can Help

It takes a community working together to keep our community center vital and meeting the needs of all residents. FGCCC is a volunteer organization. We can use your skills, time and effort:

  • Keep informed. Sign up for the FGCCC e-news, and bookmark this webpage for updates.
  • Join one of the 7 “interest groups” to receive information, volunteer when needed, and provide your input and ideas.
  • Volunteer to help with grant writing, sponsor solicitation, and research into long term financing options
  • Donate to FGCCC. Buy and wear a logo shirt, hat, or other active wear. Or send in a donation via PayPal.
  • Spread the Word. Tell your neighbors about Community Center facilities, services and events.
  • Smile to Help Us Grow! Are you an Amazon shopper? Add us as an AmazonSmile choice! Every purchase you make sends some money our way, at NO additional cost to you! Simply go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and follow the directions to add us. Just search for “Friends of Gilpin County Community Center” in the Amazon Charity List, click on our name to select us, and everybody wins!

Contact Us for information on joining FGCCC, volunteering, or other questions.

FGCCC Sponsors and Supporters

United Power is providing gracious financial support for the fair and our stargazing events.