Some nonprofits in our community
  • Women's Resource Center in Durango
    The Women's Resource Center creates personal, social and professional growth opportunities for all women in La Plata County. We are an open door center that seeks to enhance lives through resources and programs that improve the health and overall economic vitality of our region.
  • Durango Nordic Ski Club
    When you donate to Durango Nordic, we maximize every dollar in order to empower young skiers to reach their full potential, both as athletes and individuals.
  • Southern Colorado Community Action Agency, Inc.
    SoCoCAA is with YOU--every step of the way. We are there with a hand up when needed at different times in a person's life, just to get them over the next obstacle. Diverse, responsive and accountable, SoCoCAA will use your gift to make a difference for people and families in southwest Colorado.
  • Mountain Studies Institute
    MSI is a dynamic initiative to care for the San Juan Mountains. Through applied research, education, and stewardship we go beyond scientific inquiry to the meaningful application of information making a difference for the quality of life for mountain communities and the environment in SW CO.

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.