• People Who Did Extraordinary Things in 2017

    2 weeks ago.

    Looking for respite from the bad news? The fake news is that there is no good news – for example, this story we curated from EcoWatch about "These People Did Extraordinary Things in 2017." Just one more reminder it all…

  • TVA: Class of 2018, Women Rule!

    4 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Venture Accelerator, an initiative of the Telluride Foundation, accepted six companies into its intensive business start-up program: three of the six are helmed by women; five of the six have women co-founders. Go teams. While it might otherwise…

  • West End Pay It Forward Trust: Great Fundraising Season

    1 month ago.

    Anonymous donor and TellurideGives bring in $16,000 for the WEPIFT. The West End Pay It Forward Trust (WEPIFT) received a generous $15,000 donation in December and raised an additional $1,000 through TellurideGives Day. These substantial donations have enabled WEPIFT to…

  • Telluride Foundation: Community Grants, Most $ in History

    1 month ago.

    The Telluride Foundation just awarded $1.1M and 74 local organizations benefit from generosity of donors. The Telluride Foundation has announced its annual Community Grant awards, giving a record amount of grants to regional nonprofits and organizations. This year, $1,100,900 will…

  • Telluride Region: Improved Transportation Options

    1 month ago.

    Southwest Colorado residents are gaining a new transportation option this month as Liberty Mobility Now, Inc. (Liberty) launches its ride-hailing services in Montrose, San Miguel and Ouray Counties. The launch of Liberty Mobility Now, Inc. is made possible through a partnership among Liberty,…

  • Telluride Foundation: 7th Annual Telluride Gives Day, 12/14

    2 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation hosts its 7th Annual Telluride Gives Day on 12/17. $5,000 in matching funds for participating nonprofits. Whether you love animals, support early childhood education, the arts, the environment, libraries, or have other philanthropic interests, Telluride Gives is a…

  • Telluride Arts: Small Grant Apps Due 12/15

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Arts' Small Grant program supports the innovation, creativity and professional development of individual artists living or working in Telluride. For more information or to apply, go here.   Telluride Arts is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Small Grants…

  • Telluride Foundation: Grant for Regional Broadband Expansion

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation is one of 35 projects nation-wide to receive Economic Development Administration Funding in the amount of $760,025 for regional broadband expansion. The Telluride Foundation learned last week that it is the recipient of a $760,025 grant award…

  • Telluride Foundation: Citizen of the Year, Wendy Brooks

    6 months ago.

    Join the Telluride Foundation for a community celebration honoring Wendy Brooks, 2017 Citizen of the Year. The event takes place Tuesday, August 8, 5 - 7 p.m., at Telluride's Sheridan Opera House. The Telluride Foundation’s Board of Directors held its bi-annual meeting…

  • Telluride Foundation: New On-Demand Ride-Sharing Service Launched

    7 months ago.

     The Telluride Foundation announces innovative “Liberty Mobility Now” launched to help solve regional transportation challenges. Liberty is currently hiring local drivers as well as an Area Manager – based in Telluride – who will be responsible for building and managing the…

  • Telluride Foundation’s Rundola: Registration Open for July 4th Footrace

    7 months ago.

    To start Independence Day off with a BANG, register for the Telluride Foundation’s seventh annual Rundola footrace. The Rundola takes place on July 4, starting at 8 a.m.  The Rundola is an uphill footrace open to anyone who wants to celebrate the holiday…

  • SPARKy Picks 1st Recipients of Latina Scholarship Fund

    8 months ago.

    To support SPARK Latina Scholarship Fund, send donations to the Telluride Foundation, the fund manager. Mail to The Telluride Foundation, P.O. Box 4222. Last July, SPARKy Productions/Telluride Playwrights Festival made an announcement – which was really a promise. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Telluride…

  • Telluride Foundation: Your Candidate for 2017 Citizen of the Year

    9 months ago.

    The Telluride Foundation’s annual Citizen of the Year Award recognizes exceptional community members, who give unselfishly for the greater good of the region. The Foundation is now soliciting nominations from the general public for the 2017 honoree. Nomination form is posted here. Nominations are due…

  • Opera House: "A Year With Frog & Toad, KIDS"

    9 months ago.

    Telluride's Sheridan Opera House's Young People's Theater announces a production of "A Year With Frog & Toad, KIDS" live at the historic Sheridan Opera House, Friday, May 5- Sunday, May 7, 2017, 6 p.m. nightly. The program stars 29 kids in…

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

    11 months 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

    11 months 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…