United Way of Southwest Colorado

United Way of Southwest Colorado

P.O. Box 3040
Durango, CO 81302
(970) 247-9444
Website: http://www.unitedway-swco.org

Elise Savastano
Vice President of Operations

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1971
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2014
Number of sponsored projects: 3

Fiscal sponsorship fee:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Projects must be located in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma or San Juan, Colorado, counties
  • Type of service

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Drug treatment
  • Education
  • Food insecurity/Nutrition
  • Health
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
United Way of Southwest Colorado improves lives by nurturing the collective caring power of our communities. We are a LOCAL nonprofit that works to improve people’s lives through education, health, and financial stability work. We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential. Through our partnerships, we help approximately 21,000 people annually in Southwest Colorado to live better lives.