This year is the 10th anniversary of Colorado Gives Day which falls on December 10, 2019. Colorado Gives is a statewide movement that encourages the support of local non-profits through donations by individual entities. Grand County has a multitude of non-profits that you can give to. We will highlight and share county non-profit information up until Colorado Gives Day. For a complete list, you can search on the Colorado Gives page and enter the zip code of your favorite non-profit.

Grand County Pet Pals Grand County Pet Pals was started in 1993 and has a long & the successful history of providing support to pets in our community with its spay/neuter program in which they count on generous donations to provide financial assistance for these services. You can make a huge impact on the lives of Grand County’s homeless pets.

Colorado Headwaters Land Trust’s mission is to preserve and steward open lands within the headwaters of the Colorado River for vistas, wildlife, agriculture, and water, in partnership with landowners and for the benefit of all. Businesses and consumers can make a difference with their donations to help protect the spectacular and inspiring landscapes of Grand County.

Project Sanctuary is a nationwide initiative with a Granby affiliation. Project Sanctuary assists veterans, spouses, caregivers, and children as a family unit. Veterans have a 50% higher risk of dying by suicide than civilians. Active-duty suicide rates have reached an all-time high since 2012, and 123 military spouses succumbed to suicide in 2017.

The Mountain Family Center is perhaps one of the most well-known non-profits in Grand County. They provide many resources for those in Grand County who are struggling financially including food pantries, rent/mortgage/utility assistance, nutrition education, dental/vision vouchers, cancer treatment assistance and have various programs for kids.

The Grand Foundation is a Grand County philanthropic. To date, the Foundation has granted over $9.2 Million to more than 150 qualified Grand County organizations that provide essential services and programs, touching thousands of lives.

The Grand County Historical Association (GCHA) was founded in 1974 and was created to bring together people interested in history and to preserve the history, historical artifacts, and historical buildings in Grand County, Colorado. Funding for GCHA is used to continue the operation of four museums as locations of learning and to continue to provide historical educational programming.

Tracy Navarrete