• Foundation: 3 Teams to Compete for $50K Innovation Prize

    2 weeks ago.

    Last month, the Telluride Foundation chose three finalists out of the eight heavyweights who applied to compete for its brand new $50,000 Innovation Prize. An initiative of Telluride’s very own Pinhead Institute, the brand new Pinhead Climate Institute, is the only regional contender. At this special…

  • Telluride Foundation: 2017 Telluride Venture Accelerator Kicks Off

    3 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Foundation invites the greater Telluride community to attend the kick-off of the 2017 Telluride Venture Accelerator. Event takes place Wednesday, March 8, 5 - 7:30 p.m. at the Liberty, 121 South Fir Street (under Over the Moon). Five companies and…

  • SMRC’s Chocolate Lovers’ Fling, 2 /11/17

    1 month ago.

    The 22nd annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fling, a fun-raiser for the San Miguel Resource Center and one of the best parties of the winter season in the Telluride region. The bash features chocolate treats by local chefs, a silent auction, music, dancing,…

  • Telluride Foundation: Launching Local Food Initiative

    2 months ago.

    Due to the increased interest in a local food economy and the need to improve access for low income residents to healthy food, the Telluride Foundation is launching a new Local Food Initiative targeting the San Miguel watershed communities of Norwood, Naturita,…

  • Telluride Foundation: Federal Grant for Regional Start-ups

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Foundation awarded a major federal grant to develop investment funding for regional start-up businesses. The Telluride Foundation was recently awarded a $150,000 “Seed Fund Support” grant from the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. Selected as one…

  • Telluride Foundation: $50K Innovation Contest, Deadline 1/15/17

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Foundation seeks ideas to improve the quality of life in the Telluride Region;$50,000 Innovation Prize. Proposals due by Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. 5 p.m. (MST). The deadline for the Telluride Foundation’s “Innovation Prize” contest is rapidly approaching. Anyone with a great…

  • Telluride Foundation: Awards Over $1 Million In Community Grants

    2 months ago.

    The holiday season is a time for giving, and thanks to the Telluride Foundation’s especially generous donors, 67 regional organizations are receiving grant money. On December 29, the Foundation’s Board of Directors met to finalize its Community Grant awards, one of…

  • Telluride Foundation Hosts Telluride Gives Day, 12/15

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation hosts Telluride Gives Day, 12/15/16. To sweeten the pie, there is $10,000 in matching funds for participating nonprofits. Giving commences at midnight on 12.15.16 and ends at 11:59 p.m on 12.15.16.  On December 15, 2016 the Telluride Foundation and…

  • Telluride Foundation: Elaine Fischer, Citizen of the Year

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation’s Board of Directors held its bi-annual meeting on July 5, 2016 and selected the late Elaine Fischer as the 2016 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. The celebration of her life and work is Tuesday, December 6, 5 - 7 p.m..…

  • Telluride Foundation: $50M Innovation Prize

    4 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation announces a $50,000 Innovation Prize. A new grant opportunity for creative ideas about improving the Telluride region. Do you have a great idea that would benefit the Telluride community? Ever wanted to implement a project that would make…

  • Three for the Road: Tellurunners to Big Apple Marathon

    5 months ago.

    Help put the wind under the feet of Tellurunners Gabby Anstey McDonald and Robyn Shaw by donating to the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation. Donate to Gabby here; donate to Robyn here. To support Melissa Ramponi and endangered young people through Team World Vision,…

  • Telluride Foundation: West End Pay It Forward Trust

    6 months ago.

    West End Pay It Forward Trust close to end-of-year goal, just $2,000 short of their end-of-year goal, thanks to an anonymous donation.   Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, the West End Pay It Forward Trust (PIFT) received a 10,000 donation. The…

  • Telluride Venture Accelerator: Demo Day, Open to All

    9 months ago.

    Start-Up Accelerator Graduates 4th class on July 1, 2016. To register, please visit www.tellurideva.com. The Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA), an initiative of the Telluride Foundation, invites the community to come to the final presentations of four start-up ventures from the 2016 class and…

  • Telluride Institute: Major EPA Grant

    9 months ago.

    The Telluride Institute Partners with Arizona State University on Major EPA Grant. Associated workshop is by invitation and will be held June 24 – 26 at the old Deep Creek School at 26 Deep Creek Road, 7 miles west of…

  • Telluride Foundation: $50,000 in Scholarships to Graduates

    9 months ago.

    Norwood High School senior Brayden Barkemeyer named Neil Armstrong Scholarship recipient. The end of the school year marks an exciting time for high school seniors, and many high-achieving students at Telluride, Norwood, and Nucla high schools were awarded a generous amount…

  • Telluride Foundation: Expanding Regional Entrepreneurial & Innovation Ecosystem

    9 months ago.

    Thea Chase will lead regional effort and Marc Nager will join Telluride Foundation as VP Innovation and Direct TVA. Now in its fourth year, the Telluride Foundation’s award-winning Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) is expanding its programs and hiring a new…