Non-Profits

215 Grand Ave - P.O. Box 886 - Paonia, CO - (970) 527-6610

Friends of the Paradise Theater

The Friends of the Paradise Theatre (FOPT) is committed to providing the highest quality multi-media and live performances, sharing stories that endure, and providing accessibility to all audiences. As a not-for-profit corporation, we fulfill our mission through the production of classic plays, film and musicals; development and production of new works by established and emerging artists; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and outreach programs engage all audiences.

815 Hastings Street - Delta, CO 81416 - (970) 510-0724

Awareness, Support & Education About Dementia for Delta County

The vision of ASEDD is to reduce the negative affects of Dementia in the Delta County Area by acting to make people more aware of Dementia, providing support to those affected by Dementia, and education people about Dementia.


480 Silver Street - Delta, CO - (970) 773-8290

The Abraham Connection

The Abraham Connection is an overnight emergency shelter, providing 32 beds for men, women and families who are homeless in Delta County and the surrounding community. We are located at 480 Silver Street in Delta, Colorado. The mission of The Abraham Connection is to offer emergency food and shelter to those in need in Delta County by offering a hand up, not a hand out.

228 Grand Ave - Paonia, CO 81428 - (970) 527-7243

Blue Sage Center for the Arts

The Blue Sage Center for the Arts is a nonprofit organization located in Paonia, Colorado dedicated to providing community members with opportunities to create and experience art in all its forms. We offer a variety of expressive mediums – from classical and world music concerts to creative writing convergences – to suit the needs and interests of an increasingly diverse and artistic community. Today the Blue Sage serves about 10,000 residents of the North Fork Valley annually through classes, events, gallery exhibits, venue rentals and arts outreach into local schools.

PO Box 270 - Crawford, CO 81415

Crawford Fire Auxiliary

We are first and foremost here for our volunteer firemen and help them with just about anything they need, including raising money for the annual fireworks display for Pioneer Days over our beautiful Crawford  Reservoir.

PO Box 4, Crawford, CO 81415 - (970 921-5252

Crawford Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days is a celebration of the community's roots. Crawford’s Pioneer Days, like many small town community celebrations, really does hold a type of magic that orchestrated big town events can’t reproduce.  The Town park is filled with local vendors showing their wares. Crawford’s long-running Pioneer Days (38 years!) is truly a celebration with neighbors. What makes this celebration unique and must attend event is the firework display over the lake.

545 Hwy 92 - Crawford, CO 81415 - (970) 399-7783

Delta County Libraries

Delta County Libraries supports five libraries in Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss and Paonia.  The Library District maintains a varied collection of materials in print, audio and electronic formats as well as a wide range of technology for on-site and home use.  Each library offers an annual schedule of dynamic programming for all ages including a Summer Reading Program, weekly storytimes, book clubs, technology help and much more.  The Library District also provides adult education through ESL Classes, high school equivalency classes and testing, and distance learning opportunities.

Deb Imlah (970) 921-5340 deberahji@hotmail.com

Friends of the Crawford Library

 A non-profit "benevolent, charitable, educational & humanitarian" volunteer group supporting the Crawford Community Public Library.  We meet quarterly at the Library to discuss needs & requests of the staff, disburse funds, and plan our annual Cabin Fever Book Sale.  Volunteers serve on the Board, help at the Library as needed, and conduct the Annual Book Sale held the last Friday & Saturday of January.  Stop by the Library & "check us out"!  Hours Tuesday & Friday 10am-12pm & 2pm-6pm, Sat 2pm-4pm, Wi-Fi 24/7.  New members are always welcome & needed! 

Susan Hansen (970) 921-4444 shansen42@gmail.com

Friends of Crawford Town Hall

 A non-profit group created to manage the funding and restoration process of Crawford Town Hall (previously Crawford School). Our group has held many fund raising events, obtained grants and other funding in order to make this project a reality. We have completed the major renovations, but still have small projects that need to be completed and can always use a few enthusiastic people to help out. 

PO Box 67 - Crawford, CO - (970) 921-3706

Fruitland Mesa Community Club

The Fruitland Mesa Club was founded sometime in the 1930's, the ranch women living on the agriculturally rich mesa formed the club as a way to overcome the feeling of isolation and provide suppor to each other. Today, some of them are daughters of founding members and it strives to support the community. Money raised throughout the year help support numerous organizations including the Crawford Public Library, Volunteer Fire Department and North Fork Ambulance.

180 S. 2nd St - Hotchkiss, CO 81419 - 970-872-3780

Hotchkiss - Crawford Historical Society & Museum

The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum is located at the corner of 2nd Street and Hotchkiss Avenue in the town of Hotchkiss , Colorado . The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret the history of Hotchkiss and Crawford, Colorado, and the surrounding areas, in order to make the past more meaningful to all.

The museum features permanent exhibits of Southwest Indian artifacts, historic photographs, a replica of a 1900-era general store, an old-time parlor, and a "Life on the Mesas" exhibit that includes maps, photos, literature and artifacts. Attached to the museum is an original, authentically furnished 1890s log cabin.

The reference library contains family histories and genealogies, obituaries, oral history tapes, and school yearbooks.

One section of the museum is used for temporary exhibits such as special collections.

The museum bookstore sells books about the history of the area. Some were written by local authors and others by writers from around Western Colorado .

PO Box 853 - Hotchkiss, CO 81419 - (970) 835-7600

Hotchkiss Lions Club

Community service organization that provides scholarships to high school seniors, band instruments for middle schoolers, vision exams and glasses for needy students.  They meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30am at Tuckers in Hotchkiss.