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Why We Love Working at the Community Foundation

“I enjoy working at the Community Foundation because it is a 'family' that truly cares about our community. Our team works every day to help donors maximize the impact of their giving, whether it’s addressing the most immediate needs of those in our community or investing in long-term initiatives that lead to positive systemic change for everyone.”

Doug Johnson
Director, UniverCity Connections

“The Community Foundation staff is one of the best teams I’ve ever been a part of. I enjoy applying my journalism skills to our print publications, which we hope will inspire local residents to establish charitable funds. It’s also wonderful to meet so many caring people – volunteer leaders on our board and committees, nonprofit agency staff and board members, and donors."

Katherine Martinez
Office manager

"I have been an intern with the Community Foundation since January 2008, and I absolutely love it! Not only am I given a wide variety of projects within an amazing office atmosphere, but I am also able to experience the difference individuals in our community are making to better the lives of others on a day-to-day basis."

Kristin Lubbers
Intern, January 2008 - present

The Role of Interns

Student interns are a tremendous asset to our organization in the areas of donor relations, outreach, marketing, and operational management. Interns become familiar with key community leaders and interact with them by phone, email, and in person. Students help distribute grant funding to nonprofits throughout Larimer County; assist with website management using our online content management system; prepare a monthly e-newsletter for donors and community leaders; and much more.

Application Instructions

Students interested in our general internships should email a cover letter and resume to Roxanne Fry at roxanne@CommunityFoundationNC.org. Students interested in our accounting internships should email a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Cashman at stephanie@CommunityFoundationNC.org. For more information about the Community Foundation, visit www.CommunityFoundationNC.org.

A Word From Our Interns

“My work with the Community Foundation gives me access to a network of Northern Colorado’s most generous leaders, while also building a unique skill set that supports my knowledge and understanding of nonprofit work.”

Grant Garcia
Intern, February 2009 - Present




"My favorite part of the Community Foundation internship experience has been the opportunity to learn about all the active community members making a positive impact on the Northern Colorado region. Today’s business world seems to be so focused on globalization and going international that an organization like the Community Foundation is very refreshing."

Michelle Griffith
Intern, January 2008 - Present




"Working at the Community Foundation taught me about the human capacity for generosity and how willing people in Northern Colorado are to help those in need."

Kerry Houchin
Intern, July 2007-May 2008
Now: Marketing Coordinator, 90 Octane




“My internship at the Community Foundation gives me the opportunity to explore various aspects of organizational management in a unique, nonprofit setting and to supplement my skill set in preparation for life after graduation. The entrepreneurial atmosphere gives me the chance to feel like a valuable member of the team and to contribute to each part of the Community Foundation's mission.”

Elyse Jarvis
Intern, July 2009 - Present