Donor Advised Funds

These funds are created by individuals or families for the benefit of other non-profit organizations.

For more information about creating your own donor-advised fund, click here.

The Golden Dreams Foundation Fund
Established January 2010
This fund was created through an inheritance gift fromĀ a local family. The fund provides grants to non-profit organizations, including a generous grant to the Bridge Emergency Shelter to assist them in re-establishing the Day Labor Center in Cortez.

The Yellow Jacket Charitable Fund
Established October 2017

This fund was created by a family to help enhance the Onward! Grant Cycle.

The Heartwood Fund
Established November 2017

This fund was established by a family in Montezuma County to support non-profits in the four corners area.

Christa Cushmon - Cortez Animal Shelter Fund
Established May 2018
This fund was created with a generous donation in the memory of Christa Cushmon to support the Cortez Animal Shelter.

Seeding KSJD's Future Fund
Established May 2019
This fund was created through a local donor to create a fund that looks towards helping KJSD as they grown in the future especially towards capital investments and expenditures.

Heartwood Fund Grant Awardees

2023 Heartwood Fund Grant Awardees: Dolores Watershed Resilient Forest Collaborative, Dove's Nest, Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Inc., Four Corners Community Band, Montezuma County Search and Rescue, Reaching Out to Community and Kids, Students Tackling Unhealthy Decisions.