Program Area Grants

Rose Community Foundation focuses its grantmaking in five areas: Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health, and Jewish Life. The Foundation also holds funds for various causes through our Restricted Funds.

In 2015, $10,055,694 was awarded for 186 grants to nonprofit organizations, government agencies and projects that are making the Greater Denver community a better place for all people. Rose Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $252 million since its inception in 1995.

Locations indicate the organization’s headquarters, not necessarily the geographic area served. This list includes program area grants approved by the Foundation in January-December 2015.

Learn more about our grantmaking and how to apply for a grant.

Aging

Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. (Denver): $80,000 over two years for the Home Maintenance and Repair Program, which provides affordable home repairs and modifications for low-income older adult homeowners.

Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado Foundation (Colorado Springs): $100,000 for Centura Health LINKS, a program that informs, counsels and assists older adults in the Greater Denver community to access and apply for federal, state and local public benefits.

Center for People with Disabilities (Denver): $7,500 to support the Beyond Vision Program, which assists older adults who are visually impaired or blind to remain independent.

City and County of Denver - Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships (Denver): $15,000 challenge grant to the Commission on Aging to support the Age Matters Assessment Initiative to help create an age-friendly community in the city and county of Denver.

Colorado Department of Human Services - Colorado Commission on Aging (Denver): $215,000 for Senior Source, a multi-media information and education campaign designed to bring resources to older adults and their caregivers.

Colorado Gerontological Society (Denver): $15,000 for Medicare and Medicaid enrollment activities.

Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (Denver): $20,000 to support Neighbor Network, which provides transportation and in-home supportive services that promote independent living for isolated older adults in Douglas County.

Continuing Legal Education in Colorado (Denver): $8,000 to print an updated Senior Law Handbook to be distributed at Colorado’s 16th Annual Senior Law Day.

The Center for Trauma and Resilience, formerly The Denver Center for Crime Victims (Denver): $10,000 to provide crisis intervention, case management and preventive home safety assessments for older adults.

Easter Seals Colorado (Lakewood): $40,000 over two years to support the Rehabilitation Services and Stroke Recovery Day Program which helps stroke survivors and others with neurological conditions to regain skills and improve their health and quality of life.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Colorado (Denver): $30,000 for SAGE of the Rockies to support Capitol Care Link to serve as a central place to connect LGBT and non-LGBT older adults with comprehensive programs and services.

Grantmakers in Aging (Arlington, VA): $3,500 to support the activities of this national association that focuses on aging issues.

Hunger Free Colorado (Denver): $15,000 to support low-income older adults in the Denver area who lack consistent access to adequate food.

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (Denver): $130,000 for a menu of in-home services which help older adults remain in their homes and maintain their independence.

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (Denver): $15,000 for care management services to low-income older adults in the Greater Denver community.

Rebuilding Together Metro Denver (Lakewood): $25,000 to support the rehabilitation and repair of homes for older adults and people with disabilities so they may remain independent.

Rose Community Foundation (Denver): $7,000 to work in partnership with Denver Regional Council of Government’s Area Agency on Aging to conduct a focus group of Latino elders as part of the 2014/2015 Community Assessment Survey of Older Adults.

Colorado Latino Age Wave Initiative (Denver): $330,000 to develop a service model that uses a family approach to care for elders. Colorado Latino Age Wave Initiative is an initiative of the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado, which is overseen by Rose Community Foundation.

Senior Support Services (Denver): $40,018 over two years to support a multi-service day center for low-income and homeless older adults in downtown Denver.

Seniors' Resource Center (Denver): $115,500 for direct services, including transportation, to help older adults residing in the Greater Denver community remain independent.

Via Mobility Services (Boulder): $260,000 over two years for paratransit services, mobility programs and volunteer driver program so older adults may remain independent in their own communities.

Volunteers of America Colorado Branch (Denver): $50,000 to support the Safety of Seniors Handyman program that provides minor home repairs and home safety modifications for older adults in the Greater Denver community.

Child and Family Development

9to5 Colorado (Denver): $20,000 over two years for leadership development and civic engagement of low-income women and their families.

Ability Connection Colorado (Denver): $10,000 for the professional development of early childhood educators.

Acorn School for Early Childhood Development (Boulder): $10,000 for the development of a new program that will provide high-quality early childhood education during the summer.

The Bell Policy Center (Denver): $30,000 toward a grant totaling $85,000 for statewide research and analysis, public education, collaboration, outreach and advocacy. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Bright By Three (Denver): $30,000 to support a text message program which sends parenting tips to caregivers with children five years old or younger.

Center for Work Education and Employment (Denver): $20,000 to assist low-income parents in obtaining and retaining employment.

Child Learning Center, University of Colorado at Boulder (Boulder): $30,000 over two years to provide assessment services, early childhood programs for children with and without disabilities, parent education and support, and community and state outreach support.

Children First of the Rockies (Longmont): $10,000 to support a parent education program that provides Latino parents with tools to support the health of their children and increase parent involvement in the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Children's Haven Child Care Center (Lakewood): $10,000 for quality improvements to an early education center in Southwest Denver.

Clayton Early Learning (Denver):

  • $150,000 over two years for an evaluation which will provide those in the early childhood education field with information to increase advocacy for and access to high-quality early childhood programs.
  • $8,000 to support state-level early childhood advocacy efforts by helping with the local match for the 2015-2016 Alliance for Early Success grant.

Colorado Center on Law and Policy (Denver): $64,000 for the Family Economic Security Program, which provides research, education, advocacy and litigation on behalf of low-income Coloradans.

Colorado Children's Campaign (Denver): $100,000 toward a grant totaling $300,000 over two years for a statewide organization that provides effective advocacy for children across three areas of focus: healthcare, early childhood development and K-12 education. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Colorado Parent & Child Foundation (Denver):

  • $25,000 to support the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan and programs that encourage parent involvement in their children’s education.
  • $10,000 to implement Vroom, a tool to help parents and caregivers become "brain builders" for children ages birth to five years

Community Action Development Corporation (Boulder): $10,000 to support a program that focuses on ending poverty by assisting families in creating supportive relationships to build long-term empowerment and self-sufficiency.

Denver Asset Building Coalition (Denver): $20,000 to provide free tax preparation, financial education and financial services to low-income people in Denver and Aurora.

Denver Children's Advocacy Center (Denver): $10,000 for on-site mental health services for children in a Head Start program.

Denver Public Schools Foundation (Denver): $15,000 to support a birth through third grade learning and development strategy for Denver Public Schools.

Early Childhood Council of Boulder County (Lafayette): $25,000 toward an effort to ensure all young children aged birth to five years in Boulder County are ready to succeed in school and in life.

Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (Boston, MA): $10,000 to support an affiliation of grantmakers in early childhood care and education. Third Sector New England serves as the fiscal sponsor.

Early Milestones Colorado (Denver):

  • $75,000 over 14 months to support an intermediary organization that connects community and state partners to innovative best practices and system improvements.
  • $10,000 to support an assessment of established efforts to educate parents and caregivers about their vital role in child development and learning.

Emily Griffith Foundation (Denver): $60,000 over two years to provide financial support and resources to parents attending Emily Griffith.

Executives Partnering to Invest In Children (Denver): $10,000 for the public awareness campaign for the Colorado Childcare Contribution Tax Credit (CCTC).

Family Resource Center Association (Denver): $265,000 to strengthen the statewide network of 23 family resource centers in Colorado that provide comprehensive community-based support in order to improve the lives of individuals and families.

Family Star (Denver): $20,000 to support strategic planning and staff development training in order to maintain high-quality early childhood education services.

Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (Denver): $40,000 to support a program that helps teen parents raise healthy families.

Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (Silver Spring, MD): $2,500 to support the activities of this national association of grantmakers seeking to improve the well-being of children, youth and families.

Growing Home (Westminster): $20,000 to support early childhood intervention programs.

Hope Center (Denver): $20,000 to provide professional development, parenting classes and materials to this organization that provides early childhood education to low-income children in Northeast Denver.

Invest in Kids (Denver): $50,000 for continuing high-quality implementation of a program that supports the health and well-being of vulnerable children and their families.

Jeffco Public Schools (Golden): $17,876 to support a program that partners with parents to prepare their children for school success.

Mapleton Public Schools (Denver): $103,950 over two years for the expansion of the current School Readiness Quality Improvements Project in Adams County.

Metropolitan State University of Denver Foundation (Denver): $10,000 for a program that works to improve literacy and educational attainment in families.

Mi Casa Resource Center (Denver):

  • $15,000 to implement the organization’s major gifts development plan.
  • $30,000 for programs that advance the economic success of Latino families.

Policy Matters (Wheat Ridge): $8,333 toward a grant totaling $25,000 for state-level legislative monitoring services. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Qualistar Colorado (Denver): $50,000 to support a rating system that measures and improves the quality of early learning settings and helps parents find and choose high-quality care.

Reach Out and Read Colorado (Denver): $15,000 to prepare Colorado's youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with pediatricians to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (Denver): $10,000 to provide access to microloans and business planning for community entrepreneurs who seek self-sufficiency through business ownership.

Rose Community Foundation (Denver):

  • $4,000 to update the Early Childhood Colorado Framework which provides a comprehensive and measurable plan for early childhood education that focuses on the whole child and family.
  • $2,500 for hosting Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission meetings for one year.
  • Two grants totaling $3,525 for facilitation of the 2015 Child and Family Development Committee Retreat.
  • $4,200 for consulting services to assist early childhood funders in the development of Pay for Success’ mapping and planning process.

Sewall Child Development Center (Denver): $10,000 to support a staff education and training program which will deliver educational and therapeutic early intervention programs to children, birth through age five, and their families.

Stride (Lakewood): $15,000 for a program that helps families become self-sufficient through individualized case management services.

Tools of the Mind (Denver): $25,000 to support the creation of social-emotional and self-regulation benchmarks to improve teacher skills and effectiveness and ultimately improve children's social functioning and academic performance. Third Sector New England serves as the fiscal sponsor.

TLC Learning Center (Longmont): $18,500 for staff training in a positive behavior development model.

Warren Village (Denver): $40,000 for comprehensive services for low-income, single-parent families working to move beyond the cycle of poverty and homelessness.

Work Options for Women (Denver): $20,000 to support a program that helps impoverished women gain the skills and confidence they need to work their way out of poverty and become gainfully and permanently employed in the food service industry.

WorkLife Partnership (Denver): $25,000 to support employers' ability to retain valuable employees by leveraging community resources. Colorado Nonprofit Development Center serves as the fiscal sponsor.

YWCA of Boulder County (Boulder): $25,000 to support Children’s Alley, a drop-in and emergency child care center, and the Families in Transition program.

Education

Achievement Network (Boston, MA): $100,000 for the organzation’s efforts to improve classroom instruction in Denver Public Schools.

Adams County School District 50 (Westminster): $105,000 to provide professional development for teachers to strengthen their skills in teaching in a district-wide competency-based learning model.

Adams County Youth Initiative (Thornton): $20,000 for implementing stronger continuous improvement practices for the collective impact action teams.

America SCORES Denver (Denver): $8,000 over two years to support a program that integrates poetry and soccer into after-school programming.

Aurora Public School District (Aurora): $150,000 for the district to establish an "innovation zone" to turn around low-performing schools in the district.

The Bell Policy Center (Denver): $25,000 toward a grant totaling $85,000 for statewide research and analysis, public education, collaboration, outreach and advocacy. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Bennie E. Goodwin After School Academic Program (Aurora): $5,000 for an after-school program helping low income students in need of academic assistance in Aurora Public Schools.

The Bridge Project - University of Denver (Denver): $30,000 over two years for this after-school program located in low-income housing communities. 

City and County of Denver - Office of Children's Affairs (Denver): $15,000 to support the Denver After School Alliance’s evaluation of program outcomes.

City Year Denver (Denver): $10,000 over two years for a program offering attendance coaching, behavior mentoring and academic tutoring for students in jeopardy of dropping out of school.

Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (Denver): $5,000 over two years to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) tutoring for African-American and other undeserved youth.

Colorado BioScience Institute (Denver): $10,000 for an intensive professional development program providing Denver educators with bioscience laboratory experience.

Colorado Children's Campaign (Denver): $100,000 toward a grant totaling $300,000 over two years for a statewide organization that provides effective advocacy for children across three areas of focus: healthcare, early childhood development and K-12 education. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Colorado Education Initiative (Denver): $150,000 for the organization to implement a new strategic planning tool that also integrates their current initiatives.

Colorado "I Have A Dream"® Foundation (Denver): $20,000 over two years to support college and career readiness for middle and high school students.

Colorado League of Charter Schools (Denver): $25,000 to support a teacher’s council comprised of highly effective educators at public charter schools.

Colorado Succeeds (Denver): $60,000 for a program that exposes families in Southwest Denver on the school choice process in Denver Public Schools.

Colorado UpLift (Denver): $10,000 over two years to support a teacher/mentoring program providing after-school, and post-secondary support to youth.

The Denver Foundation (Denver): $15,000 for a city-wide campaign, Make Your Mark, to recruit and maintain teachers and school leaders of color.

Denver Kids, Inc. (Denver): $24,000 over two years for one-on-one support and academic guidance to students in Denver Public Schools.

Denver Public Schools Foundation (Denver):

  • $95,000 to replicate the successful practices at Grant Beacon Middle School by replicating the school at Kepner and forming a Innovation Management Organization.
  • $50,800 to develop a district strategy and begin to replicate two high-performing public innovation schools through a new entity that adopts systems, structures and policies to effectively manage the schools.

Generation Teach, Inc. (New York): $50,000 for a program that recruits diverse college and college-bound students into the field of education.

Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver (Denver): $8,000 over two years for academic enrichment programs for girls.

Grantmakers for Education (Portland, OR): $3,000 to support the activities of this national association dedicated to improving educational outcomes and increasing opportunities for all learners.

“I Have a Dream” ® Foundation of Boulder County (Boulder): $20,000 over two years for out-of-school-time programs to support high school graduation and college attainment.

The Keystone Center (Keystone): $50,000 to support a program that creates innovative and effective approaches to educator preparation.

Mi Casa Resource Center (Denver): $20,000 over two years for after-school programs at Lake Middle School and Denver North High School’s Beacon Neighborhood Centers.

Minds Matter of Denver (Denver): $5,000 over two years for a program that helps underprivileged high school students gain acceptance to top-tier summer college programs and four-year universities. 

OpenWorld Learning (Denver): $30,000 over two years to support after-school technology education programs.

Policy Matters (Denver): $8,333 toward a grant totaling $25,000 for state-level legislative monitoring services. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Public Education & Business Coalition (Denver): $50,000 to increase the number of students taught by highly-effective teachers in North Denver.

RAFT Colorado (Denver): $25,000 to support access to afforadable resources and embed professional development in Aurora Public Schools.

Reading Partners (Denver): $15,000 over two years to provide one-on-one reading instruction to elementary school students reading below grade level to help them succeed in school and in life.

Regis University (Denver): $10,000 over two years to support the Porter-Billups Leadership Academy for high school students.

Rose Community Foundation (Denver):

  • $350 to co-host a retirement party in recognition of Colorado Commissioner of Education Robert Hammond’s leadership.
  • $20,000 for the evaluation and case study of the Beacon Network, the first Denver Public Schools Innovation Management Organization.
  • $5,000 to support a breakfast event featuring national speaker and Executive Director of Education at Gallup, Brandon Busteed.
  • $60,000 to support the Colorado Education Organizing Funders Collaborative which exists to improve equitable opportunities and education outcomes for low-income students, especially in communities of color.
  • $100,000 for the Climb Higher Colorado Initiative to deepen understanding and build support for critical components to student success and school improvement in Colorado.

Save Our Youth (Denver): $10,000 over two years for summer academic programs that improve education outcomes of at-risk youth.

Scholars Unlimited (Denver): $10,000 over two years to provide rigorous literacy instruction and enrichment programs that help students achieve measurable success.

YESS Institute (Denver): $10,000 over two years for a program offering youth training and peer mentoring in three Metro Denver high schools.

Health

10.10.10 (Denver): $2,000 to co-host an event to encourage new ideas in health care in Denver.

The Bell Policy Center (Denver): $30,000 toward a grant totaling $85,000 for statewide research and analysis, public education, collaboration, outreach and advocacy. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Boulder County Public Health Department (Boulder): $50,000 for a teen pregnancy prevention program for the younger siblings of pregnant and parenting teenagers in Boulder County.

Colorado Center on Law and Policy (Denver): $200,000 over two years to support health policy leadership and advocacy on behalf of Colorado's poor, working poor and other vulnerable populations.

Colorado Children's Campaign (Denver): $100,000 toward a grant totaling $300,000 over two years for a statewide organization that provides effective advocacy for children across three areas of focus: health care, early childhood development and K-12 education. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved (Denver): $100,000 over two years to help ensure health care systems meet the needs of individuals facing the greatest challenges in accessing services.

Colorado Community Health Network (Denver): $100,000 over two years for general operating support of a program devoted to ensuring that eligible children and adults are enrolled in Medicaid, CHP+ and subsidized private health care.

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Denver): $74,500 to coordinate and facilitate multi-payer activities like meeting strategy and payment reform that are part of Colorado’s State Innovation Model (SIM).

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (Denver): $75,000 to support women's access to IUDs and implants, also known as long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Colorado Health Institute (Denver): $20,000 to help the organization assess the viability of hosting an annual, rather than biennial, conference.

Grantmakers in Health (Washington, DC): $4,025 to support the activities of this national association of grantmakers dedicated to improving the nation’s health.

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (Denver): $45,000 towards a grant totaling $90,000 for a new client database and management system, including data conversion, training and software. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Health and Jewish Life program areas.

The Keystone Center (Keystone, CO): $15,000 to support the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care in analyzing health care costs and making policy recommendations to the legislature and the governor in order to lower health care costs.

Metro Community Provider Network (Englewood): $112,290 for a program that focuses on reducing Emergency Room visits and inpatient stays for those that rely heavily on hospitals for primary health care.

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (Denver): $100,000 over two years for a program that provides responsible sex education training for parents and youth-serving professionals in order to reduce teenage pregnancy.

Policy Matters (Wheat Ridge): $8,333 toward a grant totaling $25,000 for state-level legislative monitoring services. This grant was jointly funded by the Foundation’s Child and Family Development, Education and Health program areas.

Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning (Denver): $90,000 over two years for the continuation, expansion and improvement of a project that provides education, access and coordination of health care services for refugees.

University of Colorado Foundation (Denver): $1,000 to support a one-day conference entitled Establishing Core Competencies for Behavioral Health Providers Working in Primary Care: A Colorado Consensus Conference.

Jewish Life

Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Region (Denver): $62,303 over three years for Words to Action, a program to empower Jewish high school students and their allies with tools to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias.

Beth Jacob High School (Denver): $87,500 to upgrade technology and technology education.

Boulder Jewish Community Center (Boulder): $438,188 over three years for the launch of a specialty day camp to strengthen family engagement and parenting programs, and one-year of support for Camp Inc Business Academy, a residential business camp.

Colorado Agency for Jewish Education (Denver):

  • $93,128 over three years to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in 11 Jewish early childhood education centers through intensive teacher and director coaching and training.
  • $2,050 for a professional development program fostering skill-building, and creating and encouraging connections among Jewish professionals.

Denver Academy of Torah (Denver): $62,274 for enhanced infrastructure of a private Modern Orthodox school for grades K to 12 to streamline operations.

Ekar (Denver): $92,950 over two years to strengthen infrastructure and experiential educational programs at thisJewish community farm.

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (Denver): $45,000 towards a grant totaling $90,000 for a new client database and management system, including data conversion, training and software. This grant was jointly funded by the Health and Jewish Life program areas.

Jewish Federations of North America (New York, NY): $2,000 to support leadership activities.

Jewish Funders Network (New York, NY): $2,500 to support the activities of this national association that promotes thoughtful philanthropy among Jewish funders.

Judaism Your Way (Denver): $250 for a Pride Shabbat dinner in 2015.

Kabbalah Experience (Denver): $70,000 to support marketing and communications to increase the number of adult learners at this Jewish spiritual center.

Kavod Senior Life (Denver): $29,500 to fund a project to collect and use data to improve resident programs and services at the subsidized housing and senior support services organization.

Kevah (Berkeley, CA): $120,000 over three years to support this new organization which empowers individuals and organizations to build customized Jewish learning communities in the Denver and Boulder areas.

MACC (Denver): $120,000 over three years to attract new Jewish audiences by supporting Jewish arts and culture programs offered by JAAMM Fest (Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies & Music).

MazelTot.org (Denver): $819,600 over two years to redesign, enhance and operate this initiative connecting young families to Jewish life and to each other. MazelTot.org is an initiative of Rose Community Foundation.

Menorah: Arts, Culture and Education at the Boulder JCC (Boulder): $20,000 over two years to support the 2015 and 2016 Boulder Jewish Festival.

Moishe House (Encinitas, CA): $50,000 over two years to launch a new Moishe House in Boulder and to support programming at Moishe House Denver, providing young 20-something Jews with Jewish programs in a residential setting.

OneTable (New York, NY): $5,000 for a feasibility study and site visit to determine how this organization could expand to Denver and Boulder areas.

Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center (Denver): $120,265 for a new relationship-building process, and programs to strengthen leadership and increase staff’s ability to connect diverse individuals and families to the Jewish community.

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives (Denver): $23,000 over two years for a traveling exhibit about the history of America's Jewish community and programs at three synagogues and the Boulder JCC.

Temple Emanuel (Denver): $250,000 for the renovation and expansion of Shwayder Camp, a residential Jewish camp.

Yeshiva Toras Chaim Talmudic Seminary of Denver (Denver): $100,000 for a challenge grant to renovate a residential boys’ high school and college specializing in Talmudic and Judaic studies.

Restricted Fund Grants

Education
Rose Community Foundation administers designated funds on behalf of national funders to support education reform efforts in Denver.

A+ Denver (Denver): $35,000 to support ProComp Teacher Compensation research and community advocacy.

Chalkbeat Colorado (Denver): $50,000 to continue and expand Chalkbeat Colorado coverage of "more and better learning time" issues.

Colorado Children's Campaign (Denver): $7,000 to support the Climb Higher Colorado coalition.

RISE Colorado (Aurora):

  • $45,000 for families to engage in discussions and actions to reimagine APS Innovation Zone schools. Rights for All People serves as fiscal sponsor.
  • $6,773 for technical assistance. Colorado People’s Alliance serves as fiscal sponsor.

Denver Public Schools Foundation (Denver): $55,000 to successfully replicate innovative practices in the newly formed Beacon Network (Grant Beacon Middle School and Kepner Beacon Middle School).

Goodwill Industries of Denver (Denver): $40,000 to support Goodwill Industries of Denver’s Youth Career Services to partner with Denver Public Schools to create a pilot program serving Opportunity Youth with a GED+ Program.

Padres & Jóvenes Unidos (Denver):

  • $60,000 for new work on an analysis of early childhood education quality in Southwest Denver.
  • $15,000 for support of educational equity campaigns.
  • $75,000 to support Climb Higher Colorado as an Alliance member.

Rose Community Foundation (Denver): $60,000 for core support of Colorado Education Organizing (CEO) Funder Collaborative.

Stand for Children Colorado (Denver): $40,000 to support this Climb Higher Colorado Alliance member.

Health
Rose Community Foundation administers designated funds to provide direct-service care to low-income uninsured children in Colorado.

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved (Denver): $18,000 to support the All Kids Covered Coalition's Healthy Development Initiative.

LAUNCH Together Colorado (Denver): $375,000 for this five-year initiative which will build comprehensive systems and services to promote the social and emotional development of young children. Rose Community Foundation serves as fiscal sponsor.

Jewish Life
Rose Community Foundation administers designated funds on behalf of local and national funders to support programs that support the advancement of Jewish life for children and youth.

Aish Denver (Englewood): $11,500 over two years for BUILDing Jewish ECE participation, a two-year early engagement program to guide synagogues, Jewish community centers and their early childhood education centers toward increasing enrollment, Jewish family engagement and connections to the Jewish community.

BMH-BJ Congregation: The Denver Synagogue (Denver): $11,500 over two years for BUILDing Jewish ECE participation, a two-year early engagement program to guide synagogues, Jewish community centers and their early childhood education centers toward increasing enrollment, Jewish family engagement and connections to the Jewish community.

Chabad Jewish Center of South Metro Denver (Lone Tree): $11,500 over two years for BUILDing Jewish ECE participation, a two-year early engagement program to guide synagogues, Jewish community centers and their early childhood education centers toward increasing enrollment, Jewish family engagement and connections to the Jewish community.

Congregation Rodef Shalom (Denver): $11,500 over two years for BUILDing Jewish ECE participation, a two-year early engagement program to guide synagogues, Jewish community centers and their early childhood education centers toward increasing enrollment, Jewish family engagement and connections to the Jewish community.

PresenTense Group (New York): $533,880 for Teen Make It Happen Fellows, a Jewish Teen Social Entrepreneur Corps working in the Greater Denver and Boulder community.

Nonprofit Community Support
Rose Community Foundation administers designated funds to strengthen the nonprofit sector in the Greater Denver community.

Colorado Nonprofit Association (Denver): $30,000 for general operating support to provide resources to nonprofits in Colorado to assist in their growth and sustainability.

Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (Denver): $20,000 to support a program that provides  comprehensive fiscal sponsorship for organizations developed in Colorado to serve Colorado.

Community Resource Center (Denver): $15,000 for general operating support to provide affordable capacity building resources for the nonprofit sector.

Community Shares of Colorado (Denver): $10,000 to increase philanthropy in Colorado while supporting local nonprofits.

Colorado Nonprofit Social Enterprise Exchange (Denver): $15,000 to support innovation and entrepreneurship among nonprofit organizations to operate mission-focused business.

Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (Denver): $30,000 for general operating support

Metro Volunteers (Denver): $10,000 to support the volunteer recruitment, training, connection and education efforts in Colorado.