Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation Established
TO ASSIST DESTINATION COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN NEED
Initial $2.6 Million Contributed by Company Founders
DENVER, CO,–Alterra Mountain Company announces the establishment of the Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation, a public charity created to provide financial support to the members of the North American communities in which Alterra Mountain Company operates.
Alterra Mountain Company founders from Henry Crown and Company and KSL Capital Partners, and Alterra Mountain Company CEO, Rusty Gregory, have donated an initial $2.6 million to fund grants. Ongoing financial support for the Community Foundation will come from public donations. Currently, the Community Foundation's focus will be granting emergency relief and hardship assistance tothose in need within the company's North American mountain and city communities.
The Community Foundation is available to provide emergency relief and hardship assistance to those in need due to situations and unforeseen circumstances such as the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, crime, illness or death, and other emergency hardships. Individuals and companies in the U.S. and Canada may apply for grants. Applications are now being accepted at http://www.alterracommunityfoundation.com.
"If this last year has taught us anything, it’s that the most important thing we can do as individuals and companies is help support those who help us," said Rusty Gregory, CEO, Alterra Mountain Company. "Our employees, vendors, guests and neighbors create the very spirit of the mountains that draw visitors from all over the world. The Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation was established to offer some support to those in need and help them thrive."
A Grant Committee has been established to review grant applications and determine awards. The committee is made up of representative community members from each region where Alterra Mountain Company owns a resort, including the Denver metropolitan area where Alterra Mountain Company is headquartered.
Alterra Mountain Company’s family of destination communities are Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures and Alpine Aerotech in British Columbia.
The Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation is a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity. For more details and grant applications, visit http://www.alterracommunityfoundation.com.
About Alterra Mountain Company
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round mountain destinations, including the world's largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the globe's newest season pass that invites skiers and riders to seek the unique of each mountain. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail and service businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company's family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination's unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone. For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.