The Colorado Grand ®

Grand Donations Top $6.5 Million

Since 1989 the Grand has generated more than $6.5 million in donations to more than 40 small Colorado charities and communities. For a complete list of organizations and donations, see The Charities portion of this website.


In 2016 more than $490,000 went to many organizations. At the Flight for Life in Frisco hangar for the presentations are, front, left to right, Kathy Reed, CASA of the Continental Divide ($15,000); Joni Budden, Family & Intercultural Resource Center ($5,000); Susan O’Brien, League for Animals and People of the Summit ($5,000); Brian Edney, Summit County Library ($5,000); Deb Edwards, Summit Medical Center Health Initiatives Foundation ($20,000); Peter Werlin, RN, Flight for Life; and Eddie O’Brien, Colorado Grand. Back row: Flight for Life pilot Bud Wheeler, engineer Tony McKee and Jill Stoffels, a RN in Durango.