2000 Grantees

Public Policy & Advocacy

Center for Policy AlternativesLinking progressive legislators nationwide.$10,000
Colorado Business and Professional Women's FoundationMaking education affordable to low-income women.$10,000
Colorado Project ExileReducing the level of gun violence in Colorado.$5,000
Colorado Statewide Parent CoalitionTo improve the quality of education for all children in Colorado.$15,000
Foundation for the Boulder Valley SchoolsTo enhance and enrich the educational experiences of students, to motivate and recognize those who guide student learning, and to increase community support for K-12 public education.$25,000
Latino Taskforce for Boulder CountyTo improve the lives of Latino families in Boulder County.$15,000
Lundy Foundation - Leadership Challenge 2001A Leadership/Community Building Initiative, pilot-testing an new model of leadership development.$15,000
Political Research AssociatesAn independent, not-for-profit research center which monitors and analyzes the organizations, leaders, ideas, and activities of the US political right.$10,000

Direct Services

Attention HomesPreparing abused and neglected youth to become positive community members$25,000
Boulder Community NetworkTo facilitate the broad use of information technology to benefit the community$7,065
Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP)Providing support, advocacy and education to those in our community who are infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS and to serve as an outreach and information center to prevent further transmission of the HIV virus$10,000
Boulder County Foster Parent AssociationHelping to fund foster parent services in Boulder County$10,000
Boulder Valley Women's Health CenterTo increase access to pregnancy prevention/wellness promotion for teens$20,000
Colorado MicroCreditProviding equal access to unsecured credit for self-employment to low income people, especially women, through microcredit lending circles$10,000
Colorado Youth ProgramOffering Colorado youths who are 11-16 years old and from lower income households, the opportunity to experience a mountain camp and year-round follow-up programming that instills pride and confidence through active learning, working and playing in a natural, outdoor setting.$10,000
Dental AidProviding affordable dental health care to low-income individuals and families.$15,000
I Have a Dream FoundationTo promote self-sufficiency and educational success for low-income children by providing a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, social & academic enrichment, and guaranteed scholarships for higher education.$5,500
Poets & Actors Networking (PAN)An after school arts program that supports the academic and personal growth of Latino/a students while promoting greater community involvement.$12,000
Project Self-SufficiencyTo assist low-income families in obtaining the education, job training and life skills necessary to move toward financial self-sufficiency.$5,000
Sojourner SchoolA charter school whose mission is to establish an alliance of students, teachers, parents, and community members whose primary goal is to stimulate and guide the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth of its students.$10,000
The Women's Wilderness InstituteProviding wilderness experiences for adolescent girls and women.$10,000
Thorne Ecological CenterTo offer hands-on environmental education to young people along the Front Range of Colorado.$10,000
Voices For ChildrenProviding abused and neglected children with a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).$10,000
YWCA of Boulder CountyProviding support and activities for disadvantaged youth and women.$10,000

Trustee Awards

Altoona Area School District FoundationContribution to help launch a pilot project for a Digital Divide Initiative.$25,000
Children's Hospital FoundationTo ensure the fulfillment of the mission of The Children's Hospital by seeking donations, informing the public and increasing community understanding.$15,000
Denver Urban Ministries (DenUM)Nourishes the spirit of community and cultivates awareness of urban life. They provide resources for persons in crisis and create opportunities for individual and community growth and service.$5,000
Easter Seals Central PennsylvaniaTo maximize equality, dignity and independence for people with disabilities.$10,000
Family Learning CenterTo encourage successful lifelong learning and economic self sufficiency, for families of diverse cultures and limited incomes, in a learning environment where families feel nurtured, respected, and empowered.$5,000
Family StarTransformation through education; education that empowers by developing the potential of people of all ages and cultures to think for themselves, to do for themselves, and to create better lives.$25,000
Make-A-WishTo grant wishes to Colorado children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 years, who are fighting terminal illnesses or life-threatening medical conditions.$5,000
University of Colorado Health Sciences CenterProviding top-quality medical care.$25,000

Special Projects

Bell Policy CenterA progressive public policy Institute dedicated to expanding opportunity and promoting effective government for all Coloradoans.$150,000