If you are in need of ADA assistance please contact Josie at 719-658-2276 extension #2.


Virginia Christensen Trust Fund

The Virginia G. Christensen Fund was granted to the City of Creede in 1999.

Fund income is used to enrich the quality of life for residents and visitors to the Creede & Mineral County Area. Since its receipt, the Virginia G. Christensen Fund has invested more than 1 million dollars into our area!

Virginia Christensen Funds support a wide range of community initiatives and projects in the Upper Rio Grande Area.

The Town of Creede acts as a Trustee of the Virginia Christensen Trust Fund.

Each spring, applicants (NON-PROFITS) may apply for funding. 

2024 Applications will be available for Pick-Up starting February 26th. 

Applications and Follow-Up Reports will be due March 26th, by 4P.M.

Please see the Guidelines below or contact the Town Clerk for more information.


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2024 Deadlines:

Application Pick Up: February 26th

Applications Due: March 26th by 4PM

Presentation Day: April 25th, 2024 starting at 9:00AM

Virginia Christensen Board will make written recommendations to the Town Board of Trustees following presentation day. The BOT will make a final decision TBD at the Regular BOT Meeting. Checks will be distributed within a week after the final decision.

Please contact the Town Clerk with any questions:
Josie Bielenberg
City Clerk & Treasurer
(719)658-2276, ext. 2