Some nonprofits in our community
  • Durango Arts Center
    Your spirit of generosity supports vitality in culture & community. A contribution to DAC directly supports innovative programming in the visual and performing arts, and ensures a hub for creative expression for the entire community.
  • Powerhouse Science Center
    Power a place of possibility. Support the Powerhouse Science Center's STEM programs, riverfront campus, and historic asset--the Powerhouse building--on the National Register of Historic Places. Our Center has served over 138,000 people in the past decade, and we need you to continue this work.
  • Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado
    The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado inspires hope, leadership, and generosity in the community by bringing economic stability, professional development, and collaboration to the nonprofit sector, while maximizing effective grant making for philanthropists.
  • Riverhouse Children's Center Inc.
    Benefits of early childhood education reach far beyond the preschool years. On average a person who attended a quality early childhood preschool earn more than those who did not, are more likely to graduate, own homes, and refrain from getting in trouble with the law.

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.