Community Foundation Serving SW Colorado

Community Foundation Serving SW Colorado

P.O. Box 1673
Durango, CO 81302
(970) 375-5807


Briggen Wrinkle
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1998
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2004
Number of sponsored projects: 7

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
7.5% of donated revenue

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Human services, arts, education, public safety
  • Geographic: Five counties in SW Colorado (Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan)
  • Has an advisory group: Organized under Colorado Secretary of State charity guidelines

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Small community foundation serving five counties in Southwest Colorado, managed assets $2 million.