Some nonprofits in our community
  • Durango Film Institute
    In celebrating the art of film, we present the annual 5-day Durango Independent Film Festival, showcasing the diverse and creative voice of independent filmmakers from around the globe. During the festival, we also present our REEL Learning school program reaching over 1,500 students and teachers.
  • 3rd Ave. Arts
    3rd Ave. Arts brings together classical musicians, music teachers, music students, and music lovers under the same roof to perform, study and appreciate the best in chamber music. Hallmarks are our dense, rich concert schedule, collaboration with the area's finest musicians, and hospitality.
  • Durango Education Foundation
    Be a life-changer! Join with D.E.F. to bring vital educational opportunities to students in Durango School District 9-R.
  • Galloping Goose Historical Society of Dolores
    The Galloping Goose Historical Society is seeking monetary support to continue its mission.

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.