Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund

The Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund is for Delta, Montrose and Ouray County-based non-profit organizations wanting to relay their message throughout KVNF’s 10,000 square mile listening area. Organizations are able to have their underwriting matched dollar-for- dollar by the fund, doubling the impact of their message.

Underwriting on KVNF is an affordable and efficient way to transmit your message. With the matching fund, you can maximize your marketing budget. Matching grants will be made on a first-come first- served basis. The fund will match a minimum of $150.00 and a maximum of either $300.00 annually (for short term contracts) and $500.00 annually (for ongoing announcements), per organization.

To get started, download the application form below, and then please contact us at underwriting@kvnf.org or 970-527-4866 for information that you will need in order to fill it out completely.

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Frequently asked questions about the Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund:

What is the Fund?

A matching fund sponsored by Alpine Bank. Non-profit organizations underwriting KVNF programming can apply for a dollar-for- dollar cash match by Alpine Bank. 

What is it and who is it for?

The fund helps local 501c3 non-profits by doubling the impact of their marketing dollars. Underwriting on KVNF is an effective tool for increasing the public’s awareness of your organization’s mission, events, opportunities, and needs. Grants are only made to non-profit organizations located in Delta, Montrose and Ouray Counties, Colorado.

How do we apply?

Matching grant applications can be submitted anytime. Please allow for up to 2 weeks to receive approvals. Download the application form below. You can also contact us at underwriting@kvnf.org or at 970-527- 4866.

When will my underwriting announcements air?

They'll be scheduled according to your choice, but must be scheduled at the time your order is placed. Various plans and custom schedules are available to fit your needs.

How much of an investment must I make?

The fund will match a minimum of $150.00 and a maximum of either $300.00 annually (for short term contracts) and $500.00 annually (for ongoing announcements), per organization.

What can my underwriting announcement say? 

They can be used to increase the public’s awareness of your organizations service to the community, special events, volunteer and other needs. Spots are read by KVNF announcers, and are subject to rules and regulations of both the FCC and KVNF. An example spot might be:  "Support for KVNF comes from (Organization name) hosting an evening of music and fine dining in support of community service on Saturday November 12 6pm-9pm at the Montrose Pavillion. Tickets and information are available online at comserve.org and by phone at 247-2477." KVNF staff will help you develop your Underwriting message.

We hope you'll take advantage of this new opportunity for your organization. Download the application form below, and then please contact us at underwriting@kvnf.org or 970-527-4866 for information that you will need in order to fill it out completely.

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION