Some nonprofits in our community
  • Sonlight Adventures, Inc
    Camp is a place to be who God created you to be, discovering a greater sense of self through community. We are intentional in work and play. Camp friendships are unique, campers return summer after summer. Our values: whole child development, free play in the natural world and exploring our faith.
  • San Juan Symphony
    The SJS is a 47-year old professional regional orchestra which performs in Durango, Telluride, and Cortez, CO and Farmington, NM. The SJS also maintains a weekly Youth Orchestra program for students in 4th through 12th grades. It is the only professional orchestra within a 150-mile radius.
  • Dolores River Boating Advocates
    We envision the river and surrounding landscape with permanent protection as part of BLM's National Conservation Lands, supporting a reliable whitewater boating season, and providing habitat for the native species in a way that balances the needs of all stakeholders.
  • The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado
    We're growing a healthier community, one garden at a time. By supporting food infrastructure and garden programs in La Plata County, students develop healthier eating habits, food-insecure families have access for fresh food, and neighbors build self-sufficiency skills. Thank you for your investment

Empower Your Passions

As a community facilitator, the Community Foundation works to increase efficiency, sustainability, and success for nonprofits and maximize effective grant making for philanthropists to make Southwest Colorado a better place to live. We can expand the culture of giving to meet the needs of our community together.

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News and Announcements

    • Thank you, Colorado! Your donations on Colorado Gives Day 2018 resulted in $35.1 million for local nonprofits in just 24 hours. Learn more.