La Plata Impact.

Community Concerts in the Secret Garden

We are excited to announce our popular summer concerts will be held July 13 – August 17 on Wednesdays, 5 – 7 PM, featuring live, local music at the Rochester Hotel’s Secret Garden. These concerts, through a $10 cover charge for attendees, will benefit six selected La Plata County nonprofits serving the environment sector. Join us for these fun community gatherings and help us raise important funds for local nonprofits.

We’re better together! Cash bar and food available for purchase.

2022 Music Line-up:

July 13 – San Juan Mountains Association – Nuages du Desert Jazz & Swing

July 20 –  La Plata Open Space ConservancyKirk James Blues Band

July 27 – Southwest Conservation CorpsSix Dollar String Band

August 3 – 4CORE – The Lisa Blue Trio

August 10 – Great Old Broads for WildernessJeff Solon Jazz

August 17 – Mountain Studies InstituteThe Badly Bent

Nonprofit Grant Timeline

  • Application will open April 2
  • Application will close April 29
  • Grantees will be announced in mid-May
  • All-participant Concert Planning Meeting: TBD – early June
  • Concerts July 13, 20, 27 August 3, 10,17
  • All-participant Concert Wrap-up Meeting and Grant Award: TBD – early September

To be eligible to apply, organizations must be a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or be a project or organization under the fiscal agency of a 501(c)(3) organization.

2022 grantees will be organizations that have a mission serving the environment sector.

Bonus Assets for 2022 Grantees!

This year, in partnership with StoneAge and Local News Network, the Community Foundation is offering the six Community Concert grantees an added bonus of advertising assets valued at $1,500, designed specifically for the fundraising efforts of your organization.

The Animated Advertising Assets grant includes two components:

  • Animated advertising in a banner format, a leader board format, and a video
  •  Four weeks of advertising across all Local News Network venues.

All advertising assets are gifted to you to leverage on your social media, website, and other venues of your choice.

2021 Grantees

2020 Reimagined concerts

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