Some nonprofits in our community
  • Durango Arts Center
    Your generosity supports vitality in arts, culture & local community events. Your contribution to DAC directly results in innovative programming in the visual and performing arts, and ensures a hub for creative expression for people of all ages and abilities.
  • Loaves and Fishes of Archuleta County Colorado
    The weekly free meal, served on Thursdays at lunch is open to the entire community, including visitors to the community and transients. All are welcome. For the past several years, Loaves and Fishes has served an average of approximately 12,000 meals per year in good times and bad.
  • Durango Adult Education Center
    Your support enables DAEC to remove barriers to education and social equity by providing classes for high school equivalency (GED), English as a second language (ESL), job skills & training, citizenship prep and community education with award-winning teachers for students aged 17-70 and beyond!
  • Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Foundation
    The Library Foundation and the Ruby Sisson Library work together to determine where private funds can have the greatest impact for the children and adults of our community, partnering with those who share our belief in the transformational power of the Ruby Sisson Library.

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.