The Wolcott Family Foundation (WOLFF) is a private grantmaking foundation with a geographic focus in Colorado.
WOLFF awards grants in the areas of social change and environmental stewardship, with emphasis on supporting grassroots organizations for which a small grant can make a real contribution. It is a four generation, family-run organization, convinced of the power of small groups to make a significant difference in helping people change their world.
The parable of the fisherman says, "If you give a person a fish, you feed them for a day. If you teach them how to fish, you feed them for a lifetime." The WOLFF philosophy takes this further: "Teach them to teach how to fish, and together we can we can feed the world. Teach them how to teach fishing along with cooperative organization and sustainable practices and together we can feed the world with a high quality of life for generations to come".
Consideration is given to projects that emphasize environmental preservation, advocacy and community involvement aimed at root causes of societal problems.