Telluride Foundation
Ouray County Response Fund

About the Fund

Through the generosity of the residents of Ouray County, the Telluride Foundation has created the Ouray County Response Fund  which has been set up specifically to support individuals residing in Ouray County. Donations to this fund are being matched dollar for dollar (up to $200,000). Contributions can be made to the Ouray County Response fund by by clicking the DONATE button below and selecting the Ouray County Response Fund when making your donation.  No fees (except standard credit card processing fees) are being assessed. 100% of your donation is dedicated to helping families in Ouray County. You may also send a check to the fund to: Ouray County Response Fund c/o Telluride Foundation, P.O. Box 4222, Telluride, CO 81435.

If you have questions or wish to speak with one of our staff or need help facilitating a donation by check, cash wire, or stock transfer can contact Courtney Groves @

Apply for Support through the Ouray County Response Fund

Residents of Ouray County may apply for financial support through this fund by completing the Ouray County Response Fund Application. Prior to filling out the application, residents are encouraged to read the Ouray County Response Fund Qualifications and Criteria. Applicants may apply for a maximum of $2,000 for property tax assistance once every twelve months.  The maximum grant allotment per application for non-property tax emergency assistance is $2,000.  Ouray County Response Fund applicants are eligible to re-apply for up to $2,000 for emergency assistance after three months of receiving an Ouray County Response Fund grant award.

Send completed applications and required documentation to or call (970) 708-7096 if you need assistance.

Donations to the Ouray County Response Fund are tax deductible and can be made HERE.