Good Neighbor Fund Application

Good Neighbor Fund Application

The Good Neighbor Fund was created by the Telluride Foundation and is administered by Tri-County Health Network. The Good Neighbor Fund exists to help promote a stable workforce in San Miguel County, West Montrose County, Ouray County, and the Town of Rico. The Fund can provide emergency financial assistance to qualified applicants for daily needs such as rent, mortgage, medical bills, car repair, food assistance, utility assistance, and more to allow individuals to continue to live and work in these communities.

In order to be eligible for consideration, applicants must: currently live/work in Rico, San Miguel County, West Montrose County, or Ouray County and have done so for the past 3 years; demonstrate that they have exhausted all other resources; and show that they can maintain financial stability outside this non-recurring and unexpected crisis to remain living and working in the defined region.

Effective June 1, 2021, applicants who are approved for the Good Neighbor Fund may reapply for funding 3 years after their approval date. If an applicant was approved for the Good Neighbor Fund grant prior to June 1, 2021, they are eligible to reapply for funding 90 days after their most recent approval date.

The Good Neighbor Fund application is also used for both the Ouray Community Response Fund and the Town of Telluride Housing Fund. To access the Ouray Community Response fund, you must have lived and worked in Ouray County for at least one year; to qualify for the Town of Telluride Housing Fund, you must live in the Town of Telluride in non-town owned property. You can qualify for these funds based on the information you provide within your Good Neighbor Fund application. Both funds allow you to reapply every 3 months. 

Please review the information below, download an application, and use the form to submit your completed application and supporting documents. Once received, your application will be reviewed and someone will contact you within 1-2 business days. Thank you!

    Please Review the Qualification Criteria

    Download an Application

    Please download an application by clicking on one of the links below. Once you download it on your computer you will need to open it in Adobe Reader (To get the free desktop app please click HERE. For the free mobile app please click HERE).

    Please fill out the application on your computer, and save the file with your name and the date you submit it included in the file name. Upload it to us in the Upload Documents section below. Click on Choose File, and select the file you created on your computer using the Adobe Reader application.

    Upload Documents

    *** Each file must be either .pdf, .doc, or .docx with a maximum file size of 2MB ***

    Contact Information

    If you get a message that says, “There was an error trying to send your message. Please try again later,” just click “Submit” again.

    If you continue to get an error message, please call (970.708.7096) M-F 8 -5 for assistance.

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