Some nonprofits in our community
  • 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 Montessori School
    DMS offers children of Durango and nearby towns an experiential education with a Montessori Method foundation. Excellent student-to-teacher ratio and involvement in the community's art and music programs enables each student to receive individualized guidance and a unique learning opportunity.
  • Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County
    In accordance with health dept regulations, the Club re-opened in Jan 2021 and has provided quality programming for the kids we can help the most without disruption. Donations to the Club are tax deductible. Eligible donations may qualify for a Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit.
  • Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency
    4CORE's services are designed to reduce the immediate effects of the climate crisis through energy efficiency, renewable energy and resource conservation programs and projects. We focus our programs to serve lower income families who stand to benefit the most from energy and cost savings.

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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    • Thank you, Colorado! Your donations on Colorado Gives Day 2019 resulted in $39.6 million for local nonprofits in just 24 hours. Learn more.