Provided a loan supporting Mi Casa BackOffice Solutions, a social enterprise subsidiary of Mi Casa Resource Center. The mission of Mi Casa is to advance the economic success of Latino families. BackOffice Solutions supports this mission by providing accounting services to small businesses and nonprofits, increasing their success and improving overall services to the community.
Supporting the organization's work to enhance the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom-training them for individual client needs.
In collaboration with other Colorado funders, provided support to study potential future needs and opportunities related to the Colorado Family Planning Initiative and its long-acting reversible contraception program.
Supported the center's efforts to create systems change and develop programs that promote the physical, emotional and economic health of the greater Yuma area.
Supported the engagement of Antonito and San Luis students in an oral history project, in which they conduct interviews with local residents about the loss of Spanish language and culture. The goal is to help students develop qualitative research skills and connect them and their communities to their Hispanic cultural roots.
As part of the Community Partnerships process, supported the Hoop Institute (through Street Fraternity) to enable five teenagers to research community and health equity issues in northeast Denver, and present a subsequent plan to address needs.
Supported expanding opportunities within the program to students wishing to focus on health equity, in hopes of developing non-traditional leaders from rural or other marginalized communities.
Provided funding for a team-building outdoor leadership program for approximately 40 community members of Sheridan, Colo. as part of their Community Partnerships work.
In partnership with The Colorado Health Foundation, Kaiser Permanente and other funders, assisting with long-term organizational transition planning.
Supported the creation of a multi-year business and financial plan to inform the work of the Center, as well as the hiring of a development consultant to help broaden and diversify fundraising efforts, assess data needs, and increase data collection and reporting capacity.