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Improving the Lives of People with Disabilities

Through a $5,000 grant to the Adaptive Sports Center in 2015, the Foundation is helping enhance the quality of…

Protecting the Environment’s Natural Beauty

Chris loved the time he spent in Crested Butte and was passionate about the need to retain green space…

WSCU Students Discover Colorado Backcountry with Scholarships

For the seventh year, The Chris Mikesell Foundation has donated to the Western State Colorado University Foundation, Chris’ alma mater.

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Welcome

Since we launched the Chris Mikesell Foundation in 2008, we have awarded nearly $160,000 in grants that honor Chris’s adventurous spirit, passion for travel, and love of people.

The Foundation has provided opportunities for young people to experience nature, assistance to organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting the environment’s natural beauty, scholarships at Western State Colorado University, and assistance to people in desperate need around the world.

We are excited about the impact these grants have had. And we encourage you to join us as we … climb the mountain.

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Foundation At Work

Experiencing Nature

Giving young people opportunities to experience nature.

Protecting the Environment

Preserving and protecting the environment's natural beauty.

Supporting WSCU

Providing scholarships and support to Western State Colorado University.

Worldwide Outreach

Assisting people in desperate need around the world.

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