The purpose of these open meeting is to explain the Telluride Foundation’s grant application process, guidelines and deadlines with an emphasis on clarifying any questions prospective applicants might have. “We have a new grant application process this year, which includes an online grantee information sheet, specific budget and financial forms, and electronic attachments,” said
Any qualified organization that serves individuals who live or work in
The Telluride Foundation will consider grant requests for operating support and for existing and new programs, annual campaigns, conferences and seminars, matching funds, technical assistance, seed money or start-up funds. The Foundation will not provide grant funds for building or renovation projects; capital campaigns; debt reduction or retirement of past operating deficits; fellowships or other grants to individuals; loans; publications (i.e. annual reports); litigation; religions; political campaigns; economic development or endowment funds.
Providing annual grants to local groups is just one of the ways the Foundation supports the Telluride region’s arts, education, athletics and charitable causes. The Foundation also provides year-round support for local groups in the form of technical assistance such as training and grant writing seminars and consulting services.
The Telluride Foundation exists to create a stronger Telluride community through the promotion and support of philanthropy. It is a non-profit, apolitical community foundation that provides year-round support for local organizations involved in arts, education, athletics, charitable causes, land conservation and other community-based efforts through technical assistance, education and grant making. As a grant maker, The Foundation awards grants to qualified applicants that serve the people living and working in the Telluride area for the purpose of enhancing the quality of life within the region. For more information on the Telluride Foundation, visit www.telluridefoundation.org.