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COVID-19 and Meetings at Community First Foundation

May 7, 2020

As we move into the Safer at Home phase of the COVID-19 response, Community First Foundation has made the decision to close the meeting space until further notice. This is an ever-evolving situation and we are acting out of an abundance of caution to protect our employees and guests.

Please check here for updates about the meeting space. Until we can see each other face to face, please stay safe and healthy. I look forward to seeing you all in person someday soon.

If you have any questions, please contact Valerie Brown at vbrown@communityfirstfoundation.org.

We help nonprofits with a leading place to meet

Our free meeting space helps power nonprofits by offering a facility designed with their needs in mind. By offering rooms for no charge, we are strengthening nonprofits and building community.

The collaborative space offers a variety of rooms and configurations that accommodate up to 60 people. Robust audio/visual equipment and a large catering kitchen help you put your best foot forward for trainings, meetings and retreats. Located in Olde Town Arvada, the space is just five minutes north of I-70 on Wadsworth and 15 minutes northwest of downtown Denver.

Registered users can schedule a space now, up to 90 days in advance.

Schedule a Room

Are you a new user to the Meeting Space? Please begin the process by registering using the link below.

New Users

We have recently moved to a new room reservation service so you may need to register as a new user if you have not already.
If you have extenuating circumstances that warrant waiving the 90-day reservation requirement, please call Valerie Brown: 720-898-5906. We want to help!

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8 a.m. for you to begin setup.)

Call our snow line at 720.898.5904 in case of inclement weather.

Closed: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, two days for Thanksgiving, two days for Christmas.

Five Room Options

We offer five room options and configurations to suit nonprofit meetings, trainings and retreats. We are happy to discuss your special needs.
Comparison chart of the 5 room options available for free use by Nonprofit organizations

How to Schedule a Room

Having trouble scheduling? Contact the Meeting Room Administrator

Eligibility

We welcome any 501(c)(3) charitable organizations serving the Denver metropolitan area, local, county, state,  school and government entities to use this space free of charge.

Types of Uses

The meeting space is recommended for nonprofit training sessions, meetings and retreats. It is not available for special events (e.g., celebrations and parties), fundraisers, or political events.

Note that organizations are not permitted to charge for meeting attendance, although charging for the cost of meals is allowed.

Catering

You may bring your own snacks or order delivery though any licensed and insured caterer. We have ice available and provide filtered hot/cold water with glasses and mugs for your use.

Kitchen Amenities

A large kitchen includes ample counter space, refrigerator/freezer, ice maker, small microwave, commercial grade sink, space for pan warmers, large trash and recycling bins.

Catering Access

Deliveries of boxed lunches or similar can come through the main meeting space entrance. Park near the doors labeled “Meeting Rooms” just left of the Foundation’s larger main entrance.

For Catering Requiring On-Site Prep

On-site caterers must present a Certificate of Insurance before they can work in the kitchen.  No alcohol.

Special Notes
  • Wireless Internet is available, but we cannot guarantee bandwidth.
  • Enjoy the access to the kitchen, restrooms and lobby in the meeting space. Please refrain from leaving the meeting space and entering the Foundations’s business office.
  • Contact the meeting space administrator for adjustments to the room temperature.
  • A lactation room is available for nursing mothers.
  • The entire Community First Foundation campus is non-smoking.
  • The meeting space entrance includes a wheelchair accessible ramp.
  • Restrooms are also wheelchair accessible.
  • Please coordinate with the Meeting Space Administrator to accommodate guests with a disability.

We have updated our scheduling systems and terms of use. Please review them and register to use the Skedda scheduling system.

All registered users can reserve free meeting rooms up to 90 days in advance.

Valerie Brown
Meeting Space Administrator
720.898.5906

 


Meeting Space guide (PDF)

  Thumbnail image of a page from the meeting space guide that displays the room sizes and capacity at the Community First Foundation's free meeting spaces available for nonprofit organizations.

 


Directions & Parking

Small monochromatic map with directions to Community First Foundation

From I-70, travel north on Wadsworth approximately one mile to Ralston Road (West 58th Ave.). Turn left on Ralston Road and then turn right just past the 7-Eleven shopping center. Community First Foundation is the large brick building on the right.

If you are traveling south on Wadsworth, turn right at the driveway before Steuben’s restaurant. It is just before Ralston Road. Then turn an immediate right into the Community First Foundation parking area.

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