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Where legacies thrive...

Do you want to sustain the causes that matter most to you? How can we maximize the full potential of our region’s nonprofits? What support do you need to help make our corner of the world stronger today for tomorrow’s changemakers?

You’ve got the heart. We’ve got your back.

Our Numbers Tell Our Story ~ 2021 Second Quarter

2,922,926

$ Generously Given

263

Grant Transactions

1,800,000

$ Largest Gift

244,917

$ CERF-COVID Contributions

8,779,627

$ Foundation Assets

We Create Opportunity

For more than 20 years, the Community Foundation has been partnering with individuals, families, and businesses across Southwest Colorado to connect passion with purpose. As a committed philanthropic facilitator, we’re here to bolster nonprofits and help you support the causes you care about most.

Together, we can inspire hope and improve livelihoods for all through generosity, leadership, and advocacy – lasting impacts that will shape your unique legacy in our five-county region and beyond. Join us as we strive to nurture a culture of giving that our kids, grandkids, and future generations will be proud to call their heritage.

Donor Resources

Connect passion with purpose. Learn more here.

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Nonprofit Resources

Your organization can change the world. We can help.

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Community Resources

Our community comes together to support our neighbors. Join us.

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Put your dollars where your heart is.

the art of giving

Let us do the heavy lifting of finding a good home for your goodwill.

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Empower our region’s nonprofits.

sustaining passion

The health of a community can be measured by the health of its nonprofits. We’ve got work to do; let’s do it together!

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Gather for goodness sake.

be the change

The spirit of giving comes to life through these unforgettable events and special programs.

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Our Vision & Mission

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado facilitates the growth and effectiveness of philanthropic contributions and expands the culture of giving to meet the needs of our communities.

We envision a generous, vibrant and inclusive Southwest Colorado with opportunities for all to thrive.

News & Updates

July 6, 2021 in News

COVID Recovery Funding Nonprofit Information Meetings

We have listened deeply and you have shared openly. We designed Our COVID Recovery Funding Toolkit around what we heard and hope it helps jumpstart recovery and gives you space…
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July 5, 2021 in News

19th Hole Concerts Schedule

Join us for these fun, summer concerts to support local Archuleta County nonprofits. $10 cash donation at the door; food and drinks available for purchase, as well. Proceeds from the…
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June 18, 2021 in News

Community Ambassador Award goes to our own Briggen Wrinkle

Congratulations to Briggen on her Community Ambassador award, recognizing her innovative, impactful work in our region.   https://youtu.be/y9bU-mNC1Ys
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