Some nonprofits in our community
  • 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.
  • Community Connections, Inc.
    COVID-19 has affected us all, especially the children and adults we support with intellectual, development and physicaldisabilities. Your donation will help people with disabilities to lead active, meaningful, and inclusive lives and be integrated contributing members of our SW Colorado communities.
  • Professional Womens Network of Durango
    The Professional Womens Network of Durango elevates and empowers the women in Durango to do remarkable things and exceed their goals. Through collaboration and storytelling, we make a stand for women's voices to be heard and to reflect on the progress women have made throughout history.
  • Southwest Center for Independence
    Give the gift of independence! One in five Americans becomes disabled or experiences a chronic condition that interferes with our ability to live the lives we want. Make a real impact on the lives of people with disabilities who want to be more independent and more included in their communities.

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 2019 resulted in $39.6 million for local nonprofits in just 24 hours. Learn more.