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Posts Tagged With ‘ Boulder Giving ’

 

AboutBoulder – Summer 2017 Update

August 6th, 2017

AboutBoulder – Summer 2017 Update AboutBoulder.com has now been online for over three years, and our team is not only proud of the work we’ve done so far, but we are also excited for what is to come. First and foremost, we would like to thank all of our readers for the unparalleled support and loyalty that has helped AboutBoulder.com thrive in the way that it has. AboutBoulder.com is, and has always been, the one-stop, go-to website for everything you need to know about visiting, living, working, and playing in Boulder County. Thanks to our viewership, we’ve had over 300,000 page visits... Read More

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley and The White Ribbon Campaign

December 10th, 2016

One of the most personally and communally harmful social problems facing the US, including Boulder County, is that of domestic abuse, also known as physical and sexual violence. It is a problem that annually affects millions of victims nation-wide. It is one that crosses all races, social and economic backgrounds, cultures, and relationship types. Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior used by one partner in a relationship to establish and maintain power and control over the other person. This behavior can be exercised either emotionally or physically. SAFE SHELTER OF ST.... Read More

The OUR Center of Longmont

September 23rd, 2016

The OUR Center, one of Boulder County’s leading providers of services to people in need, recently opened a new program services and administration center at 220 Collyer Street, Longmont. The center was made possible by a intensive multi-year community-driven $4.7m capital campaign that is 95% complete. The new facility is intended to meet the projected needs of the community for the next 25 years. The new center was recently celebrated with two open houses that together attracted over 500 people. The first open house, which was by invitation only, took place on Thursday, September 14. The... Read More

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 Inn Between

July 9th, 2016
The Inn Between of Longmont

In Colorado it costs an average of over $43,000 per homeless person to be sheltered. At The Inn Between of Longmont it only costs $2,717 per individual to be housed and provided a pathway out of homelessness. The Inn Between of Longmont is a supportive housing program that provides 72 units of supportive housing, case management and life-skills training to enhance the quality of life for homeless families and individuals. Over the past several months we have tried to help others understand who we serve. The Inn defines homelessness in our community using the terms chronically homeless, episodic... Read More

Pay It Forward Friday is Back for the New Year!

January 16th, 2015

Pay It Forward Friday is Back for the New Year!  This weekend, send us your best outdoor adventure photo to enter in a chance to win one of three great prizes, courtesy of Crystal Ski Shop! Grand Prize: Full tune with ironed on wax, a $50 value 2nd place: Full demo ski rental, ski or board, a $35 value 3rd place: Nordic Snow Shoe Rental, a $12 value Crystal Ski Shop was founded in 1976 by CU alumni.  Since then, the owners have all been CU alumni.  Current owner and CU alumni Justin Burger is all about paying it forward.  He has agreed to make a big contribution for our Pay It Forward... Read More

New Local Community Website Launched: AboutBoulder.com

October 24th, 2013

Your One-Stop Site for “Everything Boulder” Boulder Colorado residents Scott and Sarah Armstrong announce the launch of a new community website: www.AboutBoulder.com. AboutBoulder.com is an all-inclusive, online resource that gives residents and visitors access to everything they need to know about Boulder and Boulder County. The site has great depth. With over 17,000 pages and 500 categories, it covers “Everything Boulder and Boulder County from A – Z,” according to Scott. This means that from this one site you can find all the information you need to know related to Boulder and Boulder... Read More