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Congrats to our scholarship winners!

By Administrator | July 29, 2020

Onward! managed scholarship awardees: Bill and Peg Rees Scholarship: Adam Yoder, Mancos High School $2000/yearly renewable scholarship; Nanabah Sam, Grand Canyon University (former MCHS graduate); Katelynn Sweat, Colorado University-Denver (former MCHS graduate); Dylan Long, University of Wyoming (former MCHS graduate) $2000/yearly renewed scholarship MCHS Alumni Scholarship (MCHS specific scholarship): Casen Allmon, $1000 non-renewable scholarship Leonard […]

Friends of Rec says THANK YOU!

By Administrator | July 24, 2020

A big round of applause 👏 for Eleanor Kuhl for all her years of service with the Friends of Recreation advisory committee. Eleanor was a founding member of the scholarship committee offering memberships to the Rec Center for low income individuals and families. Your hard work and dedication will be missed. (Also pictured: Debi Berger […]

News Article about MORP

By Administrator | July 20, 2020

They are amazing! Keep up the good work, Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project. Orchard hub to serve Montezuma County apple growers – The Journal

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance Tours Available

By Administrator | July 15, 2020

We are proud to have the Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance (SCCA) as part of Onward!’s fiscal funds. Volunteers with the SCCA offer tours of sites in Canyons of the Ancients, provides educational programming for youth, and monitors sites throughout the area. Take a look at this great video created by Local News Montezuma about the […]

Good Food Collective Keeping Busy

By Administrator | July 8, 2020

Fiscal Fund Partner, the Good Food Collective (based in Durango)  works with partners to reinstate an intact regional food system in the Southwest. Enjoy this great video about all their hard work.  

MCERF Grant Cycle Open

By Administrator | May 4, 2020

Onward! A Legacy Foundation, a community foundation dedicated to the philanthropic health of Southwest Colorado, is opening their Montezuma County Emergency Relief Fund application cycle. This fund was set up to give donors a vehicle to support nonprofits and our community in a time of crisis. Established in response to COVID-19, the Montezuma County Emergency […]

MCERF Partners with SW Community Foundation

By Administrator | May 4, 2020

MARCH 2020 – In the first round of funding, Onward! partnered with the Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado’s CERF fund to quickly distribute money to the following nonprofits: 1) Pinon Project  $5,000 2) Good Samaritan/Sharehouse $4,000 3) Mancos Foodshare  $2,000 4) Bridge Emergency Shelter  $3,000 5) Reaching out to Community and Kids (ROCK) in Dolores County – […]

Time to register for Putt-Putt

By Administrator | January 27, 2020

Register today for the February 29th Putt-Putt Tournament in Downtown Cortez. Pick your favorite movie character and dress up! Prizes will go to best team score, best individual costume, and best team costume. Join the fun! We will have 12 holes this year! Thank you to our hole sponsors: Moose & More Stonefish Sushi and […]

Happy Thanksgiving

By Administrator | November 28, 2019

The Onward! staff has many things to be thankful for this year. What is something you are thankful for? Many blessings to you and yours on this Thanksgiving day.  

Onward! Celebration Luncheon 2019

By Administrator | November 18, 2019

It is always fun to recognize the good work nonprofits are doing across the five county region. $90,000 in grant dollars designated to nonprofits in Dolores, La Plata and Montezuma counties.