In 2017, 70 nonprofit organizations received donations totaling nearly $400,000 during the 14th annual Spirit Campaign. Since the Campaign’s inception over $3 million has been donated and shared by virtually every nonprofit headquartered in Custer County. Over 700 donors from Custer County, throughout Colorado, several other states and a number of foreign countries contributed to the future success of our counties charitable organizations.
Organizations eligible to receive matching funds provided by the Spirit Campaign must provide services to Custer County residents and be a 501(c)(3) or be considered a qualified government equivalent. Organizations must be headquartered in Custer County, or provide services directly to the residents of Custer County. If an organization is a chapter and/or otherwise affiliated with a larger organization, the 501(c)(3) designation must be to the local entity.