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Art from Ashes
Art from Ashes exists to empower struggling youth by providing creative programs that facilitate health and hope through expression, connection and transformation. These youth empowerment programs allow marginalized young people to express their creative genius through poetry and spoken word; visual and tactile art; and drama and creative play, in a non-judgmental space with caring adults and community artists.
AfA’s pre and post surveys, conducted on youth in the Phoenix Rising program since 2009, show that the workshops develop youth connections to their communities and produce in youth a deeper belief in themselves and their potential, leading to improved social and emotional skills and behavior. AfA’s youth empowerment programs are fundamental to providing the self-value and motivation necessary for youth to take advantage of educational opportunities, job and career counseling, drug and alcohol rehab, and mental health services.
The Art of War Project
The Art of War Project was started in Colorado by, Curt Bean, a returning veteran from the Iraq War. The Art of War Project has the ongoing mission to inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of American veterans dealing with PTSD and other barriers from their military service. This organization assists veterans by providing art, meditation, yoga, retreats, and other creative outlets free of charge, while creating an inclusive and supportive community open to veterans, their families, and loved ones.
Center for Work Education and Employment
Established in 1982, the Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE) is a nonprofit organization that has assisted more than 13,500 low-income single parents overcome the disparities of poverty, cultivate self-supporting families, and optimize collaborative partnerships. CWEE was the first program in Colorado dedicated to helping low-income women gain employment as means to transition off of public assistance. Our mission is to foster personal and professional transformation for low-income single parent families through confidence building, customized skills training, and career advancement. CWEE’s integrated program is a solution that reduces poverty in our community through cultivating an educated and skilled workforce and creating self-supporting families.
Children’s Treehouse Foundation
The Children’s Treehouse Foundation is the nation’s only organization providing group-based, manualized and internationally delivered, psychosocial intervention developed specifically to support the emotional needs of children with a parent or caregiver who has cancer. Cancer affects the entire family, yet too often, the undeniable psychosocial impact on the children goes unattended, which may lead to ongoing stress and anxiety for the children, evolving into maladaptive behavior throughout life. Children’s Treehouse Foundation works to correct this oversight, so that children learn how to cope with their feelings, parents become aware of richly improved family communications, and facilitators know, in their heart of hearts, that the trauma and travails of the family are measurably reduced.
Denver Gives is a 501c3 dedicated to providing free nonprofit resources to the smaller charities in our community. With over 5,000 small nonprofits in the Greater Denver Metro area, nonprofit resources become scarce. Things like funding and volunteers are obviously hard to find, but what is even harder to find is time. Time to look around and find the resources that can help move an organization forward. Knowledge is power and Denver Gives is dedicated to helping our small nonprofits find the knowledge they need to succeed and meet more of our community, all FREE to the small local nonprofit!
Since 2010, Denver Gives has dedicated itself to learning about the needs of the nonprofit community and as we continue to move forward, we hope that we can further our cause by collaborating more with other nonprofit community resources to develop a tiered resource system where the best of the resources available are provided and/or offered appropriately and timely to the nonprofits as they grow.
Edge of Seven
Edge of Seven works differently to provide opportunities for girls’ education in the world. Rather than merely building a classroom and celebrating, they learn from rural communities, who in turn, learn from them. Encouraging communities to build up their own school ecosystem, EO7 supports their planning to make it last. At the end of the day, week, month, year, decade, or generation, EO7 believes that their support should strengthen people as much as constructing a building. This organization’s efforts inspire individuals, communities and entire districts to take on their own development, training, and prepare for whatever their next challenges may be. Currently, EO7 is focusing their work in Nepal and Kenya.
emBOLDen Alliances is a global nonprofit organization founded with the goal of helping community-based organizations achieve their vision for betterment with their own communities. From the team’s 65+ years of experience with vulnerable and crisis-affected communities, the organization fundamentally believes that community-based organizations are the first and last solution for profound, positive global change. Our model is proven. Our methodology is based on listening and meets our partners where they are. We work across sectors and across the globe, including here in the United States. Investing in emBOLDen Alliances is an investment in community-driven impact that is customized, meaningful and durable.
Family Tree’s mission is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence, and homelessness to become safe, strong, and self-reliant. As the only organization in Metro Denver working to address the interconnectedness among these issues, we empower vulnerable populations by directing them on the pathway toward self-sufficiency to achieve their full potential. Our primary service areas include Child and Youth Services, Domestic Violence Services, and Housing and Family Stabilization Services, in which we offer a multigenerational approach to empower and stabilize families, helping them move toward economic independence.
Child & Youth: Offers community-based education, treatment, crisis intervention, and case management to stabilize families with children and youth in order to prevent and help them overcome child abuse.
Domestic Violence: Keeps domestic violence survivors and their children safe through our crisis line, emergency shelter, safety planning, legal advocacy, and linkages to community resources.
Housing & Family Stabilization: Provides individual/family stabilization services through emergency shelter, crisis hotline, homeless prevention, case management, education/employment counseling, and ancillary support for those experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.
During the past 40+ years, we have empowered tens of thousands of individuals annually to discover their own strengths to create lasting, positive change.
Friends of ENCA Farm
Friends of ENCA Farm, is a non-profit educational and advocacy organization supporting organic farmers and environmental conservation programs throughout the Philippines.
Through educating and empowering farmers to return to the historical practice of saving seeds they are no longer dependent on purchasing seeds after each planting and forced to use harmful chemicals to grow these seeds. Through our education and training programs Filipino Organic Farmers gain the hands on skills and knowledge they need to propagate, store, save, and sell their own regionally adapted organic seeds. This empowers farmers to be self-sufficient and ensures that organic seeds are more readily available throughout the Philippines.
The Ghana Educational Collaborative
The Ghana Educational Collaborative provides support to exceptional students with significant financial need. We will provide academic scholarships, mentorship opportunities and access to a strong peer community, in order for students to achieve their highest aspirations. We envision a time when education is accessible to all Ghanaian students.
Currently, only 2% of Ghana’s class 2 (grade 2) children can read with comprehension. The Ghana Educational Collaborative provides the financial support for schooling, ensuring gains in our student’s academic achievement. We provide leadership development to ensure that our students are ChangeMakers and become the next generation of leaders in their communities.
IMPACT Personal Safety of Colorado
IMPACT Personal Safety of Colorado is a not-for-profit member of an international affiliation of organizations dedicated to ending the cycle of violence. IMPACT has delivered programs with other community organizations, schools, businesses, and speaks all across Colorado since 2010, teaching empowerment skills such as awareness of boundaries, biases, & prejudices, boundary-setting and non-violent communication techniques, personal safety, and self-defense skills to survivors of violence and sexual assault, including adults, families, schools, and children. IMPACT also works with perpetrators of violence in adrenaline-management, empathy, and interpersonal skills. IMPACT has worked with thousands of Colorado community members who take their skills with them each day, modeling safety and advocacy for themselves and others.
Invest in Kids
For 17 years, Invest in Kids has been committed to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable young children and families throughout Colorado. We bring research-based, proven programs into communities across the state, focusing our efforts on meeting the specific needs of children in low-income families. What makes Invest in Kids unique is our approach to finding, delivering and measuring the effectiveness of the programs we provide. Only those able to demonstrate the highest level of proven outcomes and a promise of significant impact become Invest in Kids programs.
Lit Without Limits
Lit Without Limits is a nonprofit organization bringing literature to girls ages 8-24 (elementary school through college) in mentoring groups, to inspire them to find value in themselves, their education, and their purpose in the world.
Lit Without Limits strives to empower girls through strong female protagonists and vital messages about their innate power to stimulate a passion and working vision for their educational and personal pursuits.
MaxFund Animal Adoption Center
MaxFund is a true no kill animal shelter and adoption center that challenges the traditional methods of animal sheltering by leading the no kill movement in Colorado. We strive to give animals, including the injured, abandoned, and abused, a “second chance at life.”
At PawsCo, we want to make a systematic difference in animal welfare, so we take a comprehensive approach that involves being proactive with outreach, addressing current issues, and being a resource to existing organizations.
PawsCo is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with three divisions:
- Spay/Neuter to prevent unwanted pets
- Pet Food Drive to keep pets with their families during difficult times
- Adoptions to work as a resource to shelters and assist animals in need
PawsCo is about collective impact; it’s about changing lives. Everyone at PawsCo is a volunteer – a business rockstar by day and an animal avenger by night and weekend – and everyone is an integral part of the PawsCo team.
Rachel Joy Scott was the first person killed in the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999, but that was only the beginning of the story and the beginning of Rachel’s Challenge. Her vision to start a chain reaction of kindness and compassion is the basis for our mission: Making schools safer, more connected places where bullying and violence are replaced with kindness and respect; and where learning and teaching are awakened to their fullest. Rachel’s Challenge programs provide a sustainable, evidence-based framework for positive climate and culture in our schools.
Re:Vision cultivates thriving, resilient communities by working with people in economically marginalized neighborhoods to develop resident leaders, cultivate community food systems, and create an economy owned by the community. Many low-income communities stay in poverty because they don’t have a strong, local economy that they own. Re:Vision partners with neighborhood men and women, and trains them to become resident leaders who engage families in growing food in household yards. Each garden can feed a full family, with enough produce for additional distribution, canning, and retail. Re:Vision has also created the Westwood Food Co-op to increase access and affordability of fresh, healthy food, while empowering community ownership and increasing community wealth.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) offers support and services that provide healing, hope and opportunity to adults, youth and children who have been impacted by domestic or dating violence.
- Safe, confidential emergency shelter
- 24 Hour Crisis & Information Hotline
- Individual & Group Counseling for adults, youth & children
- Support for LGBTQ survivors
- Latina Services
- Abuse In Later Life Program
- Support for immigrant survivors
- Legal Advocacy
- Transitional Services
- Broomfield Outreach Program
- Violence Prevention Education
- Information & Referrals
Shining Light International
Shining Light provides help and hope by focusing on high impact education, women’s vocational training, and community development initiatives that transform entire communities in Northern Pakistan. Shining Light International exists to empower oppressed communities by meeting practical needs and offering hope for a brighter future.
They believe that illiteracy, poverty, abuse, and injustice all contribute to the oppression of people that keep them in a world of darkness without hope. They envision a world where light dispels darkness, hope overcomes despair, help empowers the helpless and prosperity replaces poverty making a much brighter future for many.
S.O.U.L. (Supporting Opportunities for Ugandans to Learn) Foundation fosters sustainable and vibrant Ugandan communities through unique partnerships focused on education, women’s empowerment, food security, and maternal health. They partner with 14 communities across two rural districts, impacting over 9,000 Ugandans. The cost and effort behind every S.O.U.L. initiative are shared by their partner community members, making them stakeholders in the success and long-term sustainability of holistic programs that address the root causes of systemic poverty.
Through a holistic approach that combines academic scholarships, consistent peer support, and personalized guidance from a community-based mentor, Starfish is educating and empowering the next generation of indigenous female leaders in Guatemala. Founded in 2007 and conceived from lessons learned in the microcredit movement, Starfish catalyzes female momentum where it is most needed. Through a powerful combination of local leadership and rigorous innovation, Starfish is unlocking the power of the “Girl Effect” among some of Guatemala’s poorest families and communities. The program targets girls otherwise unable to continue their studies beyond the 6th grade and empowers each to become a “Girl Pioneer” who trailblazes an unprecedented trajectory through and beyond secondary school.
Our mission is to provide holistrevisionic restorative services to adult women escaping sex trafficking and the commercial sex industry and nurture the resilience needed to heal, transform and thrive. Since 2008, Street’s Hope has operated the only safe house in Colorado serving women escaping the commercial sex industry and is able to serve 10 women in our one-year residential program. Each woman receives access to basic needs, case management, individual and group therapy, life skills, educational/ employment opportunities & mentoring. We believe caring for these women is an incredibly important aspect in the fight against sex trafficking.
TBI:Alive is comprised of brain injury survivors, impacted families, and proactive health practitioners promoting cognitive and emotional fitness through healthy social interaction, enjoyable community activities, and engaging lifestyle tools.
A conscious focus on fundamental physical, emotional, psychological, and community health is essential to realizing stability and happiness post-trauma. Educational and recreational activities encouraging worthwhile self-regard and realistic goal-setting help to build upon each participant’s positive foundation, while sensible affirmations and constructive feedback within an engaging community serve to support ideals of acceptance and evolution following cognitive trauma.
The Women’s Bakery
The Women’s Bakery offers women access—access to business education, life skills, and applied baking and nutrition skills. From this, social and economic empowerment are born. That’s conscious capitalism.
Through education and vocational training, women learn to source local, nutritious ingredients to produce and sell affordable breads in their communities. Groups of women invest in our training fee and the appropriate bakery start-up costs. Once their bakery is in business, all profits are the women’s own.
Today, we’re working with women in Rwanda and Tanzania.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Denver
Give back, so we can too! YNPN Denver is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to educating emerging, local nonprofit leaders. We influence the future of the Denver nonprofit world with professional development events for the young nonprofit community covering advocacy, volunteer management, fundraising development, leadership skills, organization, and much more. Worried about a better tomorrow? We got you covered. Your donations would allow YNPN Denver to continue expanding our programs to further support passionate young people trying to change the world. Donate today to contribute to a better Denver tomorrow!
Youth On Record
Youth on Record empowers Colorado’s underserved youth to achieve their academic, artistic, and personal best by employing local, professional artists as their educators.
Youth on Record’s vision is for youth to discover how their voice and value can create a better world.
We are committed to ensuring that the youth we serve graduate from high school and are ready to enter the workforce, and transition to college or enter advanced technical training and careers. Our programs empower 1,000 teens in some of Denver’s most vulnerable communities to make life choices that positively impact their future by teaching them to develop the coping tools, inspiration, and wherewithal to succeed in today’s world and to become leaders of tomorrow.