Interested in supporting one of these funds?

Angel Tree (at Cobble Creek)

The Angel Tree at Cobble Creek provides gifts, clothing and food for children who would otherwise go without on Christmas morning.  For more information about how to donate or participate, contact the Montrose Community Foundation.

Community Coat Drive


header-for-websiteKeep Montrose warm this winter during our Annual Coat Drive – November 15-December 16! All donations are handed out locally. Gently used coats, gloves, hats, scarves, sweatshirts, snow boots, warm socks and blankets are most needed. Coordinated by Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals and MCF. Drop off locations include Chamber offices, Dalby Wendland & Co, Timberline Bank, and Alpine Floral. Monetary donations accepted!

Dolphin House Endowments

The 7th Judicial Child Advocacy Center dba The Dolphin House is a child-friendly facility whose purpose is to provide child victims a safe, non-threatening place to tell what happened to them during necessary investigations of child abuse. Dolphin House staff offer crisis intervention and ongoing supportive services that help child victims and non-offending family members begin their healing process. The Dolphin House serves Montrose, Delta, Gunnison, San Miguel, Ouray and Hinsdale counties. There are two Dolphin House Endowment funds – operations and capital projects. For more information visit:

Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans Endowment

Habitat for Humanity’s global mission and vision are to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world. Locally, Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans improves the lives of individuals and families in need by building and renovating basic, affordable homes while educating and advocating for housing resources in the San Juan Region. Visit for more information.

Helping Hand

The Helping Hand Fund provides quick, anonymous charitable assistance to members of the community in need. The Helping Hand Fund provides services that are not available elsewhere and are not duplicated by any other assistance program.  People are able to get rapid assistance for their immediate needs such as – medical supplies, doctor visits, education, car and home repair or anything that will simply make it possible to be self-sufficient and productive in their lives.

Montrose Christmas Meals

The mission of the Montrose Christmas Meals group is to create and deliver a complete hot Christmas Day dinner to the elderly members of our Montrose community that are unable or incapable of cooking for themselves or are not able to leave their homes.

Shoes for Kids (Montrose Rotary Club)

The Montrose Rotary Club established a component fund with the MCF to support the Shoes for Kids Program.  Through this program needy families in the community meet a Rotarian at the Montrose Payless Shoe Store to select two pairs of shoes and a package of socks twice a year.  Each year more than 50 families with close to 100 children receive shoes and socks.