Nonprofits in our community
  • Southern Ute Community Action Programs, Inc.
    SUCAP 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, SUCAP will use your gift to make a difference for people and families in southwest Colorado.
  • The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado
    We're growing a healthier community, one garden at a time! By supporting school and community garden programs in La Plata County, Colorado, students develop healthier eating habits, homeless clients build self-sufficiency skills and neighbors foster community relationships. Thanks for your support.
  • Wolf Woods
    Wolfwood's Director recognized as the 2017 Animal Advocate of the Year. She works in collaboration with humane societies throughout region accepting animals they are unable to care for. During 2017 medical costs at refuge doubled and work projects had to be put on hold. Our goal is to raise $7,500.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado
    The children we serve have multiple factors putting them at risk of dropping out of school, participating in risk taking behaviors, or turning to drugs, alcohol, violence. The 2015 Kids Count data for the children served by BBBS in 2015, revealed 73% in La Plata County and 86% in Archuleta County, received free or reduced lunch, far exceeding the community stats of 32% and 50%, in our counties, respectively. One third come from two parent homes. 48%+ indicate neglect or abuse at home.

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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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