RGH Foundation Board

Rio Grande Hospital Foundation
Board Member Expectations and Responsibilities

The purpose of RGH Foundation is to solicit donations and financial support for the use and benefit of the Rio Grande Hospital; and to accept, acquire, own, hold, sell, convey or otherwise dispose of property, real or personal, tangible or intangible for the benefit of the Rio Grande Hospital.

Our continued success depends on the personal commitment and active involvement in fundraising planning, training, and activities of this select group of individuals, who bring personal resources and ability to support the Foundation’s purpose. Foundation Board members are expected to be advocates on behalf of Rio Grande Hospital, enthusiastic communicators of its mission and vision, and to play an integral role in our programs.

Advocacy and Personal Involvement

Support the Foundation’s purposes, strategies, by-laws, and programs, while knowing its strengths and needs.

Serve the Foundation as a whole rather than any special interest group or constituency.

Board Meeting Attendance

Prepare for and participate in the six annual regular board meetings.

Suggest agenda items periodically for board meetings.


Actively participate in appropriate organizational activities relating to Planned Giving Campaigns and special events.

Assist the Foundation by implementing fund raising strategies through personal influence with others.


Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information regarding donors.

Leadership Development

Foundation Board Recruitment

Identify and suggest candidates for the board who will effectively represent the ideals and purpose of the Foundation.

For more information, please feel free to call 
our Development & Communications Officer,
Eva Timberlake at 719-657-3266

Mission: With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Vision: We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande
Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

52 Jackson Street
South Fork, CO 81154
Tel: 719-873-5494