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Local Related Articles and Resources

Please visit this section of the TA Resource Center for information and resources to help you improve your organization’s ability to achieve its mission. The listing below focuses on local resources.

Grants and Financial Information

Colorado Grants Guide
A publication of the Community Resource Center. The Colorado Grants Guide is a comprehensive directory of funding sources.

For information, call (303) 623-1540, or visit CRC’s website.

Financial Management for Nonprofits: Keys to Success
By Peter Konrad and Alys Novak, $28.00, available from Bayaud Industries, call Dave Busenbark at 303-830-6885, ext. 209, or dave.busenbark@bayaudindustries.org. Their address is 333 West Bayaud Ave. Denver, CO 80223.

Nonprofit Sector Organizations

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Colorado Chapter
P.O. Box 21317 Denver, CO 80221 Phone: (303) 394-6388 Fax: (303) 451-7567

Website

The AFP Colorado Chapter enables people and organizations to practice effective fundraising through ethical standards, educational resources, and networking.

Colorado Nonprofit Association
789 Sherman St, Suite 240
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 832-5710
Website

The Colorado Nonprofit Association is the voice of Colorado’s nonprofit community, offering its members a variety of services and technical assistance on starting and managing nonprofit organizations.

Colorado Center for Community Development
University of Colorado at Denver
Campus Box 126
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Phone: 303-556-3282
Fax: 303-556-6651
Website

The Colorado Center for Community Development is a service center that encourages sustainable improvements to foster community reinvestment and citizen participation. They provide technical, educational and applied research opportunities to underserved organizations, neighborhoods, and communities. Services include architecture, planning, community arts, facilitation and community visioning, and goal setting.

Colorado Nonprofit Development Center
789 Sherman St, Suite 250
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (720) 855-0501
Fax: (720) 855-8273
Website

The Center assists emerging charitable groups by providing them with management services and guidance in developing best practices. Services include financial and administrative oversight, and technical assistance.

Community Resource Center (CRC)
789 Sherman St, Suite 210
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 623-1540
Website

CRC is a nonprofit organization offering technical assistance, leadership training, and organizational development consultation targeted primarily to community-based organizations. CRC publishes the Colorado Grants Guide, a comprehensive directory of funding sources.

Spark the Change Colorado

789 Sherman St, Suite 220
Denver, CO 80203
Tel: (303) 282-1234
Fax: (303)-561-2298
Website

Since 1994, Spark the Change Colorado, previously known as Metro Volunteers, has been Denver’s leading source for volunteer engagement, volunteer leadership training and volunteer connection. 

Consultants Listing

Below are links to consultants identified by the Foundation's technical assistance grantees as having worked with them in the past year. These are listed by area of technical assistance received by nonprofit organizations in the Metro Denver area.

Evaluation Tool Development
Fund Development
Governance and Board Development
Inclusiveness and Racial Equity
Resident Engagement and Community Organizing
Strategic Planning and Operational Planning
Technology and Information Management

Other Resources

 

Building Bridges 

Curious on next steps for the development of diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work place? Buillding Bridges is an organization that is available to support your efforts and ensure that the important D.E.I. work you've done through this grant is sustained for long-term change. Building Bridges provides workshops and coaching for teams and individuals in inclusive communication, conflict transformation, and equitable leadership.

The Piton Foundation

A unique and useful feature of this site is “Neighborhood Facts” which allows users to find and compile an almost unlimited amount of statistical information about neighborhoods within the City of Denver.

Denver City Government

This comprehensive site allows visitors to connect with Denver City agencies and elected officials. The “My Denver” button leads visitors to their neighborhoods – or any neighborhood they want to know about. The “Citizen” button leads to interesting information including neighborhood histories.

Colorado Local Government Directory

Many municipal and county governments have their own web sites, which include links to local government services affecting neighborhoods. The above Internet address provides a directory of links to local government sites as well as sites for civic and business groups.

Degrees for the Greater Good

Advice on what college degrees translate into a non-profit career, information about working at a non-profit, and tips to becoming a skill based volunteer.

Seed Fundraisers

Seed Fundraisers is a training and coaching organization focused on fundraising and program design. Our services include 4-6 month training and coaching engagements, week-long intensive trainings in a small cohort, weekly group coaching calls, and an online foundational training course. Many of our clients experience record-breaking revenue growth within the same year. We work with an ambitious group of problem solvers, institution-builders, and activators, more interested in the rigorous pursuit of generosity-fueled impact than the comforts of self-serving work.  

Wheelhouse for Nonprofits

The Wheelhouse for Nonprofits instantly connects nonprofit organizations with nonprofit reviewed businesses and services. Through category searches, online reviews and pro bono search support this platform helps nonprofits find the best of the best consultants and services for their organization.