19th Hole Concerts nonprofit grant application now available


By Tracy Pope | Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado announces a grant opportunity for Archuleta County nonprofits to participate in this summer’s 19th Hole Concerts at the Pagosa Springs Golf Club. The deadline to apply is March 15.

The 19th Hole Concerts, now in its eighth year, take place on Thursday evenings in June and benefit the Archuleta County nonprofit community. The concerts feature local musicians and provide a vital opportunity for nonprofits to earn funds and share their work with community-minded attendees.

The cover charge for each concert is a $10 donation to support the five nonprofits selected. Proceeds from the cover charges will be pooled and distributed equally to the five participating organizations. In 2022, each nonprofit grantee earned approximately $2,000. 

The 19th Hole Concerts will kick off at 5:30 p.m. on June 1 with Bo DePeña opening the series. Subsequent Thursday evenings will include the Jackson Mountain Ramblers on June 8, San Juan Mountain Boys on June 15, Bob Hemenger on June 22, and Jack Ellis and Out On Work Release on June 29. 

“The Community Foundation’s partnerships in Archuleta County have been strong for the past decade,” said Susan Buchner, chair of the Community Foundation’s Archuleta Committee. “With Foundation staff now sharing a satellite office every Monday at the Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation, we are anticipating a growth trajectory over the next year, increasing our impact for nonprofits and donors in our community.”

The nonprofit application for the 19th Hole Concerts can be found online under the “Nonprofit Resources” tab on the Community Foundation’s website, swcommunityfoundation.org. The selected nonprofits will be announced in late March.

As a community facilitator, the Community Foundation works to increase sustainability and success for nonprofits while maximizing effective grantmaking for philanthropists in our region.