City budget woes may impact local nonprofits

The city of Durango is considering axing hundreds of thousands of dollars in discretionary spending it usually gives to help local nonprofits as a result of shrinking revenue, city officials said....

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of Ancients monument gets more site stewards

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance is expanding a stewardship program to protect archaeological sites. The nonprofit is a friends group that supports Canyons of the Ancients National Monument by...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Foundation raises, spends $416,000 to aid residents hit by 416 Fire

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado, which went into overdrive to raise funds in the wake of the 416 Fire, reports it has raised and spent a symbolically appropriate $416,000 as of...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Style ‘N’ Stones to sell handmade jewelry for a good cause

The 14th annual Style ‘N’ Stones Jewelry Show on Friday will feature local jewelry artists and benefit the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado, helping local cancer patients go through treatment...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango nonprofits to infuse $100,000 into the local economy

Nonprofits in Durango often go to local businesses with an ask: Will you please donate? Now, those organizations have an opportunity to turn the tables, asking not what businesses can do for them,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four nonprofits receive $70,000 in grants for health, wellness

Four local nonprofits were awarded tens of thousands of dollars in grants Thursday that will be used to improve and expand wellness services in La Plata County. Rocky Mountain Health Foundation ,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofit envisions village for homeless, impoverished

A proposed village could provide residents experiencing poverty and homelessness a chance at homeownership. Community Compassion Outreach , a new nonprofit in Durango, envisions a 10- to 15-unit...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to host Rural Philanthropy Days

Southwest Rural Philanthropy Days will be held in Cortez this year Sept. 12-14. The sold-out conference provides information, networking and professional trainings for community organizations that...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need

Millions of pounds of produce are ripening in the fields this fall across Montezuma and La Plata counties, and The Good Food Collective wants to make sure the nutritious harvest is delivered to...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mexican Rotary club visits Durango for inspiration

Anna Mier found a tour of Manna soup kitchen’s garden and learning kitchen an inspiring example of community building and a model her Rotary group in Juárez, Mexico, might replicate to help some of...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe cuts funding to social services nonprofit

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has told Southern Ute Community Action Programs that it plans to withdraw all support to the organization by Dec. 31. SUCAP operates six social service...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Olympian Todd Wells joins forces with Durango Derailers to help families using Children’s Hospital Colorado

Three-time Olympian Todd Wells retired from professional mountain biking after the 2017 season. While the nation’s top mountain bikers tackle the trails in West Virginia at the national...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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