Community Impact

Gather with like-minded changemakers to enrich nonprofits – and yourself.

From a speaker series to Durango’s largest wine tasting, the Community Foundation is proud to partner with community members to ignite action for the greater good. These events and special programs not only help fund our work with nonprofits, but also create awesome memories that inspire us to dream bigger and better together.


The Community Foundation offers two summer concert series for the benefit of local nonprofits: Thursday evenings in June at the Pagosa Springs Golf Club and Wednesday evenings in July/August at Durango’s Rochester Hotel. Your $10 cover charge directly benefits the featured nonprofits. Join us for these fun, philanthropic community events!

Durango Concert Schedule 2022
Pagosa Concert Schedule 2022


The Community Foundation’s Making a Difference Speaker Series is designed to inspire conversation, prompt action, and bring a new perspective. We look for speakers who propel philanthropy – an idea, event, or action that is done to better humanity. Stay tuned to learn who we will join us in the fall of 2022.

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The Community Foundation rolled out a delicious new partnership with the Durango Wine Experience, uncorking a fabulous event April 29 – May 1, 2022.

Cheers to our generous community for such a successful event!

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The Community Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) is designated for broad-based community emergencies in Southwest Colorado. The Community Foundation has activated CERF in response to extreme wildfire risk.

Donations are now being accepted to deploy funds to community-based organizations directly responding to the needs of our community.

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The Community Foundation is honored to have outstanding relationships with dozens of community-minded individuals and organizations that support our work to create a thriving community. We couldn’t be successful without our amazing partners.

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.

Herman Melville

News & Updates

September 6, 2022 in News

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Planned Giving 101 for Nonprofit Staff Learn the basics of gift vehicles, necessary partners, prospecting plans, gift acceptance policies, marketing made easy, and more. Brandy Bertram is the…
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August 1, 2022 in News

19th Hole Concerts Raise $9,690 for Archuleta County Nonprofits

August 1, 2022 – Pagosa Springs, CO – This summer’s 19th Hole Concerts at the Pagosa Springs Golf Club raised $9,690 for five Archuleta County nonprofits, with each nonprofit receiving…
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July 27, 2022 in News

We have a new office location!

The Community Foundation has gotten a new home! Our new address is 765 East College Drive #1 Durango CO When visiting us please make sure to check out our Parking…
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