2003 Grantees

Public Policy & Advocacy

Advancing Leadership, Autonomy & Solidarity (ALAS)A coalition of Colorado families and nonprofits working to shape public policy in the areas of health, social services, education, employment, economic and human rights.$5,000
Colorado Fiscal Policy InstituteA project of the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, the CFPI advocates on behalf of low income Coloradans.$5,000
Common Cause Education FundCitizens' Voice - civic education and training$5,000
El Centro AMISTADCommitted to making structural, social, and political changes to benefit immigrants by providing information, education and legal assistance.$10,000
LARASALARASA leads and influences change to improve the quality of life for the Latino community in Colorado.$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.$7,500
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

Alternatives for YouthTo provide timely and responsive services that promote social and academic success for youth and their families$5,000
Attention HomesTo provide safe shelter and support services for youth in Boulder County.$5,000
Blue Sky BridgeThe mission of Blue Sky Bridge is to intervene in and prevent sexual abuse of children.$5,000
Colorado Statewide Parent CoalitionCreated to enhance the quality and equity of education for all children in the state of Colorado$5,000
El Comite de Longmont - Project DIVADesigned to teach middle and high school aged girls web and graphic design in an exciting after-school environment.$10,000
Extras for EducationBringing resources to education through community partnerships$5,000
Growing Gardens - Cultiva!To cultivate community through gardening.$5,000
Intercambio de ComunidadesIntercambio's mission is to increase independence and opportunities for Latino immigrants by reducing language and cultural barriers in Boulder County.$5,000
Longmont Coalition for Women in CrisisThrough community education and direct services, LCWC empowers women and children, promotes equality and respect in all relationships, and advocates for the fundamental right of every individual to a life free of intimidation and violence.$5,000
Medicine HorseDedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, families and adults through equine-assisted growth and learning experiences, experiential and educational programs, and traditional psychotherapy sessions.$5,000
OASOSCommitted to providing services to questioning, transgendered, bisexual, lesbian, and gay youth in Boulder County.$5,000
People's ClinicCommitted to providing high quality health care for the medically indigent: those who lack the financial, social or cultural resources to obtain health care elsewhere. People's Clinic also advocates health promotion, disease prevention and the coordination of community health efforts and resources.$5,000
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky MountainsTo improve the quality of life by enabling all people to exercise individual choice in their own reproductive health.$5,000
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
United Black Women of Boulder ValleyTo promote the educational, economic, political and social welfare of blacks in Boulder Valley.$3,000

Trustee Awards

Chinook FundProgressive fund for social justice$2,500
Colorado Community Health NetworkEstablished to provide a coordinating structure for 330-funded grantees to assure continued access to health care for medically underserved Coloradans.$10,000
Colorado Music FestivalThe Colorado Music Festival educates, entertains, and challenges audiences of all ages by presenting extraordinary classical music performed by professional musicians from around the world.$5,000
Community Foundation Serving Boulder CountyThe Community Foundation Serving Boulder County exists to encourage philanthropy and improve the quality of life in Boulder County, now and forever.$10,000
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.$3,000
MESA - Moving to End Sexual AssaultEvery woman, man, and child has the right to live free of sexual assualt. We are moving to end sexual assault and the suffering it causes in our community.$2,500
Urgent Action FundPromoting the human rights of women and girls around the world through rapid response grantmaking and collaborative regional programming.$5,000
Women Donors NetworkWDN provides the tools and relationships women need to be activist donors working together for progressive change.$2,500
Women's HealthCommitted to reproductive freedom and provides a full range of community education and gynecological health care services for every woman with respect for differences in income, race, disability, ethnicity,creed, age, and sexual orientation.$2,500

Special Projects

Bell Policy CenterA progressive public policy institute for dedicated to expanding opportunity and promoting effective government for all Coloradans.$100,000