2002 Grantees

Public Policy & Advocacy

Colorado Fiscal Policy InstituteA project of the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, the CFPI advocates on behalf of low income Coloradans.$5,000
LARASALARASA leads and influences change to improve the quality of life for the Latino community in Colorado.$5,000
Women's Foundation of ColoradoFounded on the belief that women's success is essential to the success of the community, the Foundation promotes the full participation of women and girls in society.$10,000

Direct Services

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 serving as an outreach and information center to prevent further transmission of the HIV virus.$10,000
Boulder County Foster Parents AssociationSupport network for foster children and their foster families.$5,000
Boulder County SafehouseSafe shelter, support and advocacy for battered women and their children and programs to end domestic violence through education and social justice.$10,000
Colorado Youth ProgramCYP offers Colorado youth from lower income households, the opportunity to experience a mountain camp and year-round follow-up programming.$10,000
Dental AidProviding affordable dental health care to low-income individuals and families.$10,000
Family Voices of ColoradoA network of highly skilled family members and professionals who can provide training and support to other families of children with special health care need.$10,000
Foundation for Boulder Valley Schools / Connect ProgramTo 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.$15,000
Growing Gardens - Cultiva!To cultivate community through gardening.$5,000
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.$5,000
Intercambio de CommunidadesIntercambio's mission is to increase independence and opportunities for Latino immigrants by reducing language and cultural barriers in Boulder County.$10,000
OASOSCommitted to providing services to questioning, transgendered, bisexual, lesbian, and gay youth in Boulder County.$10,000
Teens, Inc.Empowering youth by offering recreational opportunities, youth employment and training, support services and a safe, drug-free environment in which to socialize for teens in Nederland.$10,000
The Counseling CenterEarly intervention counseling, education and referral services to families, couples and individuals in Boulder County regardless of their ability to pay.$2,500
The Women's Wilderness InstituteProviding wilderness experiences for adolescent girls and women.$20,000
Thorne Ecological InstituteThe Institute offers hands-on environmental education to young people through natural science classes, in-school programs, conferences and teacher training.$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

Boulder Valley Women's Health CenterThe BVWHC is committed to reproductive freedom and provides a full range of community education and gynecological health care services for women.$3,000
Colorado Progressive CoalitionA leading voice for civil rights, racial justice, public school accountability, and high quality, affordable health care for all.$2,500
Colorado Women's AgendaA statewide network of women and women's organizations that champions economic security, social justice and political power for all women in Colorado.$2,500
Grassroots Institute for Fundraising TrainingGIFT develops and strengthens the grassroots fundraising skills of people working for social justice.$5,000
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.$5,250
MESA - Moving to End Sexual AssaultMESA works to end sexual assault in our community by focussing on its causes and consequences and by providing hotline, counseling, advocacy and information.$2,000
MicroBusiness Development CorporationProviding equal access to unsecured credit for self-employment to low income people, especially women, through microcredit lending circles.$10,000
PAN - Poetas y Artistas NetworkAn after school arts program that supports the academic and personal growth of Latino and Latina students while promoting greater community involvement.$5,000
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
Salud Family Health CentersA network of health care clinics dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive primary health services to low-income and migrant residents in Northeastern Colorado.$5,000
Urgent Action FundGranting small amounts of money at crucial and strategic moments to support the human rights of women and girls around the world.$5,000
Women Donors NetworkPromotes the informed philanthropy of women, through support, education, and practice in the context of community and progressive values.$5,000

Special Projects

Bell Policy CenterA progressive public policy Institute dedicated to expanding opportunity and promoting effective government for all Coloradoans.$165,000