Community Support Funding

The City of Durango provides Community Support funding each year to local nonprofit organizations. To be eligible to apply for funding, you must:

  • Be a local IRS-certified non-profit organization in good standing
  • Provide programs and/or services to City residents
  • Be able to demonstrate good financial management

In addition:

  • Agency should not already receive funding from the City for the same program through another mechanism or other block grant
  • Funding request should be consistent with City Council goals
  • Request should be for block grant type funding
  • Funding requests for operations will not be considered

Administrative costs will be allowed as part of the block grant as follows:

  • Less than $5,000 - No administrative costs
  • $5,000-$9,999 - Up to $1,000 allowed
  • $10,000-$50,000 - Up to $5,000 allowed
  • $50,001+ - Up to $5,000 + 5% of block grant amount allowed

2019 Application Materials:

Please mark your calendars: 

Friday, July 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m. at City: Hall Funding Workshop for Applicants
View the slides presented (PDF)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 4:30 p.m.: Applications Due!

September 2018: City Manager Submits Recommended 2019 Budget to City Council

October 2018: Presentation to City Council

December 2018: Budget Adoption