Find Your Region and Events

If you are interested in getting involved in your region, consider serving on an Interim Committee. As an Interim Committee member you will help plan and execute continued nonprofit professional development opportunities during the years between RPD conferences. To learn more and get involved, contact Andrea Swan, RPD Program Manager, at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Heart of Colorado

The next Heart of Colorado RPD conference will take place in 2020. The Heart of Colorado region is comprised of Chaffee, Clear Creek, Custer, Fremont, Gilpin, Lake, Park, Summit, and Teller counties.

Organizational Assessment Trainings

Join us for a unique workshop on improving organizational performance through assessment. The Organizational Assessment allows organizations to review strengths and challenges, and identify the path needed for future success.

Registration will ​include ​the ​administration ​of ​an ​organizational ​assessment ​to ​participating ​nonprofits, ​an ​individualized ​report ​based ​upon ​assessment ​results ​and ​one ​3-hour ​in-person ​training ​session ​with ​a ​local ​facilitator ​that ​will ​walk ​you ​through ​your ​results ​and ​the ​areas ​of ​growth ​within ​your ​organization. ​In ​order ​for ​your ​results ​to ​be ​as ​accurate ​and ​informative ​as ​possible ​you ​must ​have ​a ​minimum ​of ​2 ​people ​and ​a ​maximum ​of ​5 ​people ​from ​your ​organization ​take ​the ​assessment. ​It ​is ​encouraged ​that ​you ​engage ​participation ​across ​your ​organization.It ​is ​not ​required ​that ​all ​individuals ​from ​your ​organization ​who ​take ​the ​assessment ​attend ​the ​in-person ​training, ​but ​it ​is ​encouraged ​that ​at ​least ​two ​individuals ​attend ​the ​training. ​Assessment ​responses ​will ​remain ​anonymous. ​

Registration ​Fee: ​$75 ​per ​registrant ​
Includes ​Organizational ​Assessment ​survey, ​an ​individualized ​report, ​and ​one ​3-hour ​facilitated ​training. ​
*Payment ​must ​be ​received ​in ​order ​to ​receive ​Organizational ​Assessment ​Survey


November 7, 2014  |  9 AM – 12 PM
Buena Vista Community Center
715 E. Main Street, Buena Vista 81211


The next Northeast RPD conference will take place in 2020. The Northeast region is comprised of Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma counties.

No Upcoming Events

Please check back for upcoming events in the Northeast Region.


The next Northwest RPD conference will take place on September 27-29, 2017 in Craig. The Northwest region is comprised of Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt counties

San Juan

The next San Juan RPD conference will take place June 14-16, 2017 in Montrose. The San Juan region is comprised of Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel counties.

San Luis Valley

The next San Luis Valley RPD conference will take place in September 2019. The San Luis Valley region is comprised of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties.

Collaboration Summit

This one-day event is an opportunity for nonprofit representatives, service providers, groups who use fiscal agents, government officials, educators and health care providers to network, share and collaborate. Attendees will have the chance to engage in purposeful networking and discover innovative ways to share resources. Participants will engage in facilitated discussions addressing the most pressing challenges facing the Valley.

Online registration for the Collaboration Summit is now closed. On-site registrations will be accepted.


The next Southeast RPD conference will take place on June 13-15, 2018. The Southeast region is comprised of Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, and Prowers counties.


The next Southwest RPD conference will take place on September 12-14, 2018. The Southwest region is comprised of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan counties.

Board Development Series

Join ​the ​Southwest ​Rural ​Philanthropy ​Days ​(SW ​RPD) ​Interim ​Committee ​for ​their upcoming ​Board Development Training ​series! This ​intensive ​three-part ​training ​series ​is ​designed ​for ​board ​members ​of ​nonprofit ​organizations ​in ​Southwest ​Colorado.

Board Development Series
Presenter: Illene Roggensack, President of Third Sector Innovations

October 10 | October 24 | November 7
4 – 6 PM
First National Bank of Durango
259 W 9th St | Durango, Colorado 81301
$25 Individual Session | $60 Full Series

Registration for this training is now closed.

Western Slope

The next Western Slope RPD conference will take place in June 2019. The Western Slope region is comprised of Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Mesa, and Pitkin counties.

Western Slope Symposium Series

The Western Slope Symposium Series is sponsored by the Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days (WSRPD) Interim Committee, a coalition of regional nonprofit leaders who have joined together to bring nonprofit education opportunities to the region. The symposium series will provide an opportunity for service providers to network, share and collaborate. Western Slope nonprofits, groups who use fiscal agents, government officials, schools and universities are invited to participate.

Upcoming Symposiums:

  • Marketing & Social Media – August 10, 2017, Aspen
  • Human Resources & Volunteer Management – November 2017, Grand Junction
  • Collective Impact, Coalition Building & Advocacy – March 2018, Glenwood Springs