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Since 1981 the nonprofit Vail Valley Foundation has been committed to providing leadership in athletic, cultural, educational and community-based endeavors to enhance and sustain the quality of life in the Vail Valley for its residents and guests.

From annual programs such as the Vail International Dance Festival, Vilar Performing Arts Center, the American Ski Classic, Teva Mountain Games and World Cup Ski Racing to major international events such as the 2001 World Mountain Bike Championships and the 1999 World Alpine Ski Championships, the Vail Valley Foundation is committed to keeping this community vital and exciting.

The Vail Valley Foundation currently provides support for a variety of educational programs. The Vail Valley Foundation Scholarship provides college scholarship grants to deserving high school seniors in the Vail Valley. And, in cooperation with the Vail Valley Youth Foundation, the Magic Bus and Success at Six programs target pre-kindergarten literacy and help to strengthen families within the communities where this assistance is most needed.

In addition, the Vail Valley Foundation actively supports other nonprofit organizations by annually distributing grants to partners making the Vail Valley a better place to live, work, and visit.

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