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May 24, 2017

2017 Neil Armstrong Scholarship Awards

Henry Benasutti’s experience as a Pinhead Intern at the Research Institute in Evanston Illinois studying the behaviors of cancerous stroma cells taught him the importance of […]
May 24, 2017

The Foundation Welcomes New Vice President, Initiatives – Elaine Demas

Elaine arrived in Telluride in 1990 with her husband Damon. Her professional career began at the Peaks Hotel and Spa where she served first as the […]
April 19, 2017

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 2017 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Telluride Foundation’s Annual Award Recognizes Exceptional Community Members

TELLURIDE, Colo. (April 19, 2017) – Gary Freedman, who has given his time, including on weekends and holidays, to the Telluride Volunteer Fire Department for over […]
March 17, 2017

Telluride Innovation Prize Winner

Telluride citizens, per capita, have a larger carbon footprint than the Colorado or national average. As the winner of the Telluride Foundation’s inaugural Innovation Prize, the […]
February 17, 2017

TELLURIDE FOUNDATION ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS

Last year, when the Telluride Foundation awarded the AhHaa School for the Arts a $25,000 grant, the impact of that grant was much greater than supporting […]
February 15, 2017

Three Teams Chosen to Compete for the $50,000 Innovation Prize: Public Asked to Comment and Help Chose Winning Idea

TELLURIDE, CO – (February 15, 2017) – Three innovative ideas are now competing to improve various aspects of life in Telluride. The teams have recently been […]
January 24, 2017

Telluride Foundation Launches Local Food Initiative: Strengthening the Local Food Economy

TELLURIDE, CO – (January 24, 2017) – Food from local farmers not only taste great, it is also healthier and creates a stronger local economy. Locally […]
January 6, 2017

DEMOGRAPHICS: WHAT WE ARE HEARING…

In the fall of 2016, the Telluride Foundation staff took a deep dive into the demographics of our region. As we keep our ears to the […]
January 3, 2017

TELLURIDE FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $1 MILLION IN COMMUNITY GRANTS 67 Local Organizations Benefit from Generosity of Foundation Donors

TELLURIDE, Colo. (Dec. 30, 2016) – As the result of the Telluride Foundation’s recent Community Grant awards the Telluride region will be a better place in […]
January 3, 2017

TELLURIDE FOUNDATION AWARDED FEDERAL GRANT TO DEVELOP INVESTMENT FUNDING FOR REGIONAL START-UP BUSINESSES

Telluride, Co (Jan. 1, 2017) – The Telluride Foundation was recently awarded a $150,000 “Seed Fund Support” grant from the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies […]
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