What's Happening


Welcome to TRENDS online.

The Community Foundation Boulder County was four years old in 1995 when it “incubated” the Civic Forum and supported the work that led to TRENDS.

Today, the Community Foundation – your foundation – is a trusted community catalyst that ignites action by making informed decisions, being responsive and believing we accomplish more together than we do alone.

How to help provide urgent relief and essential services to the people affected by recent hurricanes.

City planners try to lure companies that complement their community’s strengths. They hope these companies work together to create jobs that pay well, while providing intellectual capital that brings in similar companies.

From this perspective, Boulder County’s cities are thriving. Strong private-public partnerships drive a great deal of the county’s economic activity and continue to make it attractive to firms that might be interested in moving here.


When you think of Boulder County, environmental consciousness comes to mind. Its large tracts of Open Space preserve both mountain and prairie.

Bike lanes, bike shares – Longmont opened a bike share program in 2017 – and accommodations for bikes on public buses encourage alternative means of commuting.