Whether it’s for our donors or our educators, Durango Education Foundation finds time to appreciate and to celebrate.


IMG_2423D.E.F. – Tom Hartney Memorial Golf Tournament
Since the tournament’s inception, our golfers and sponsors have raised more than $400,000 for DEF-funded programs, materials and technology needs in Durango 9-R.
See more on our Golf Tournament page.




Local restaurants contributed food for 300. 9-R Stars


Durango’s teachers, staff and administrators put their hearts and souls into making public education shine for our children.
What’s not to celebrate about that?
See more on our 9-R Appreciation Celebration page





Crowd-waves-signs-at-Mary-EOur Donors
Every fall, D.E.F. hosts either a fundraising event or a donor-thank-you party. Changing lives with every dollar, our donors are the foundation for all the good we are able to do. Meet them!
Donor Honor Roll
In-Kind Donors Making a Difference




We celebrate YOU when you change lives through DEF.