Ron Allred

“I am most interested in taking care of people in need. That was my goal when I started the Telluride Foundation and we never lose sight of the hardworking people trying to create a great life for their families here.”

— Ron Allred, Founder of the Telluride Foundation

Dan Tishman

“I like being part of a winning team. I’m involved with the Telluride Foundation because we demand results, gets things done and make a lasting impact on the community.”

— Dan Tishman, Board Member

Melanie Montoya

“Now, more than ever, I have full faith and confidence in the Telluride Foundation as a major guiding force in our community. Thank you for the chance to be part of something so special.”

— Melanie Montoya, Nonprofit Executive Director and Former Telluride Foundation Board Member

Three girls holding paintings

“We have paid off the final debt on the Historic Train Depot. Yeah!! We would never have achieved this goal without your support and contributions from our many friends who all believe in Ah Haa and the power of art as a vehicle for expression and transformation.”

— Judy Kohin, ED of Ah Haa School for the Arts

Two boys hanging a sign

“We know we can’t solve the underlying cause of hunger and poverty in our community, but we can, with the help of the Telluride Foundation, bring relief to local families during difficult times.”

— Angel Baskets

Candlelight vigil

“You are making a difference in the lives of those affected by violence. Your generous grant donation of $44,000, for the year 2015, will give hope to our community…Hope to survivors who simply want to live in a home without violence.”

— San Miguel Resource Center

Two boys playing with blocks

“We would not be able to help our working families with tuition assistance if it weren’t for your support. Your gift to us is greatly appreciated!”

— Telluride Early Childhood Center

Three school-aged girls smiling

“Thank you for funding our dental program. Your contribution will allow us to continue to provide dental care to people who cannot afford services.”

— Uncompahgre Medical Center