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Giving in Boulder County

September 16th, 2016

There were 2,007 non-profit organizations in Boulder County in 2015. Of these, 75% had annual revenues of less than $100,000. Just over 6% had revenues over $1 million These details, which are presented in the publication “Our Civic Participation & Giving” published by the Community Foundation Serving Boulder County, is based on data from Guidestar and the Internal Revenue Service. The significance of these figures is that the majority of non-profits operating in Boulder County are generally small with quite specific organizational goals and a limited financial ability to deliver... Read More

Hispanic Education Foundation – Providing Educational Opportunity

September 3rd, 2016

The Hispanic Education Foundation (HEF) is an educational non-profit organization with a single mission: To provide scholarships to completing graduates of the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) in Boulder County who plan on attending an accredited institution for post-secondary education. The institutions may include a two- or four-year college or a vocational school. The Foundation was created in 1989. In the intervening years a total of 530 scholarships have been awarded, including 84 between 2014 and 2016. The total value of scholarships awarded is more than $400,000. The scholarships... Read More

The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County: community catalyst

August 12th, 2016

For 25 years, The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County has been a community catalyst, responding to immediate needs – fires, floods and more – and anticipating future challenges. As a collaborator and a convener, the foundation inspires ideas, ignites action and mobilizes resources to improve the quality of life for everyone in Boulder County. Grantmaking Since its founding in 1991, The Community Foundation has granted more than $68.9 million to nonprofits – in Boulder County and beyond – focused on animals and the environment, arts and culture, basic needs, children and youth, civic... Read More

Intercambio Uniting Communities in Boulder County

August 2nd, 2016

Intercambio Uniting Communities is a Boulder County based nonprofit dedicated to improving immigrant lives through English education, and uniting communities across cultures. We train local volunteers to teach English to adult immigrants, with a focus on community building and teaching relevant life skills for success in the US.  Intercambio also hosts monthly community events that bring our diverse community together. This year, Intercambio celebrates 15 years of service in the community having served over 10,000 adult learners. Intercambio students come from all over the world, but now call... Read More