Special Events

To help raise money for our important programs, the Gilpin County Education Foundation holds two events annually. Download the sponsorship form here: Gilpin Education Foundation Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank You to Our 2019 Event Sponsors!

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Scholarship Dinner – Saturday, March, 16, 2019


This year’s dinner will be held at the Ameristar Resort & Casino in Black Hawk, CO. We’d like to thank the Ameristar for generously helping underwrite some of the costs of the dinner.

Location: Ameristar Resort & Casino, 111 Richman St, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Tickets: $75 per person or $140 per couple. Buy Tickets Online Now.

Program: Your ticket or sponsorship includes a 3-course dinner (including bread, salad, entree, and dessert), plus wine with dinner. All guests are included in a door prize drawing for many great items donated by local businesses. You’ll also hear from past scholarship recipients about how they used their scholarships to pursue their college careers.

(All dietary restrictions will be met, please email gilpinfoundation@gmail.org with special requests.)

Scholarships: All money raised from the annual Scholarship Dinner is granted to graduating seniors attending post-secondary school (university, technical school, or community college). Since 2012, we have given out $24,500 in scholarships to Gilpin County students.

Denver Nuggets Community Night – Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Denver Nuggets are sponsoring a Community Night to support the Gilpin County Education Foundation. For every ticket purchased they will donate $4 to the Foundation.

Tickets are discounted ($44 for lower level and $20 for upper level) and every purchase includes a hat and VIP court side access before the game.


Golf Tournament – TBA

This year’s tournament was the largest ever with over 80 golfers. We raised nearly $20,000! Thank you to everyone who came out to play and support the Foundation!

Location: Evergreen Golf Course, 29614 Upper Bear Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO 80439


  • 7:00 am Registration
  • 8:00 am Shotgun Start: 4 Player Scramble
  • 12:00 pm Lunch, Awards, Door Prizes

Costs: Individual Registration is $125 per person. Registration forms will be available soon.

Fee includes:

  • Green Fees for 18-holes
  • Golf Cart
  • Lunch
  • Awards for flight winners
  • Goodie Bag
  • Prizes for Longest Drive, Closest to Pin, etc.

If you have any questions about either of our events, please contact us:


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