2010 Grantees

Public Policy & Advocacy

9to5, Colorado ChapterImproving the workplace for women and strengthening the ability of low-wage/low-income women in Colorado to win economic justice$15,000
Colorado Center on Law and PolicyAdvocating for justice and economic security for lower income Coloradans$10,000
Colorado Immigrant Rights CoalitionDefending and advancing justice for all immigrants and refugees in Colorado and the United States$8,000
Colorado Progressive CoalitionUniting diverse communities on issues of racial, economic, environmental, and social justice to build a more progressive future for Colorado$25,000
FRESCEducating, organizing, and empowering the working families of the Front Range to hold governments and corporations accountable for responsible community-centered development$15,000
Latina InitiativeCultivating, supporting, and maintaining the civic involvement of Latinas in Colorado$10,000
OneColorado Education FundSecuring and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families$5,000
Padres y Jovenes UnidosWorking for educational equity, student rights, and justice for immigrants$2,500
ProgressNow Colorado EducationProviding a strong, credible voice in advancing progressive solutions to critical community problems$5,000
Rights for All People / Derechos Para TodosOrganizing immigrants and their allies to achieve justice, dignity, and human rights$5,000

Direct Services

Boulder Youth Body AlliancePreventing eating disorders and weight preoccupation among youth$4,000
Center for Nonprofits & Voting on behalf of Colorado Civic Participation ProjectIncreasing direct service providers’ participation in advocacy$4,000
Colie's Closet on behalf of Second Wind Fund of Boulder CountyDecreasing the incidence of suicide, by removing financial and social barriers to treatment for at-risk youth by providing free counseling services$3,000
Colorado Youth ProgramConnecting underprivileged kids with nature and their communities$3,000
Growing GardensDeveloping youth's entreprenurial skills and cultivating community through gardening$3,000
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for NonviolenceWorking to end violence against women and youth$3,000
Social Venture PartnersCombining the power of business with a passion for giving to transform communities$2,500
YWCA of Boulder CountyProviding empowerment opportunities to at-risk youth$3,000

Trustee Awards

Center for Independent MediaCombining the immediacy of blogging with time-honored journalistic inquiry and providing a platform for overlooked stories, policy and campaign analysis$2,500
COLOREducating, promoting, & advocating for health care and reproductive rights for Latinas$1,500
Colorado Conservation Voters Education FundEngaging in long-term base building strategies that seek to diversify support for environmental issues$2,000
Colorado Music Festival / Rocky Mountain Center for Musical ArtsEducating and entertaining audiences of all ages by presenting classical music performed by extraordinary professional musicians from around the world$2,500
Great Education Colorado FundAdvocating for adequate funding of K-12 education in Colorado$2,000
The White House ProjectAdvancing women's leadership in all communities$2,000
Women Donors NetworkUniting powerful, visionary women committed to effecting lasting fundamental, progressive change$12,500

Special Projects

Chinook FundTransforming our society into one that promotes social justice and freedom from oppression$2,500
Colorado c3 RoundtableBuilding an inclusive, engaged, and equitable state by achieving progressive, public policy change$5,000
Common Cause Education FundStrengthening public participation and ensuring that government and the political process serve the public interest, rather than the special interests$5,000
The Bell Policy CenterWorking to reinvigorate the well-being of Coloradans and promoting policies that open gateways to opportunity$78,000
The Community Foundation Serving Boulder CountyStriving to improve the quality of life in Boulder County and building a culture of giving, now and forever$5,000

University of Colorado

University of Colorado FoundationSupport the Conference on World Affairs$1,000
University of Colorado FoundationSupporting the Center for Women's Health Research on the Anschutz Campus$2,500
University of Colorado FoundationSupport the CU in DC Program$2,500
University of Colorado FoundationSupport the Biofrontiers Program$5,000
University of Colorado FoundationSupport the CU Independent $2,500
University of Colorado FoundationSupport the Journalism & Mass Communication School$2,500
University of Colorado FoundationSupporting the ATLAS Institute$2,500