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Adams 14 Education Foundation
Commerce City, CO
$15,000For the Jump Start program, which provides resources such as phonics software, ESL workbooks and teacher workshops in schools serving students with low English and grade level proficiency. In FY10, the program served 1,213 low income elementary students.
Adams 14 Education Foundation
Commerce City, CO
$20,000For the After School Mentoring/Tutoring program, which includes two hours each week of academic tutoring in reading and math for 205 low income middle and high school students who are at risk for school failure.
Alliance for Choice in Education
Denver, CO
$2,000For the K-12 Scholarship program, which awards scholarships to low income students to attend one of 216 private schools. In CY10, the agency awarded 1,100 scholarships to at-risk students.
Alliance for Choice in Education
Denver, CO
$5,000For the Scholarship program, which provides half of the private school tuition for low income students in grades K-12. In FY10, the program served 756 students and the graduation rate for high school seniors was 93 percent.
Alternatives For Youth
Longmont, CO
$15,000For Celebrando la Familia's Summer program, providing 188 at-risk youth with academic assistance, life skills training, positive recreational activities and service-learning projects. The program also encourages parent involvement during the school year.
Arrupe Jesuit High School
Denver, CO
$2,000For Tuition Assistance, which enables low income students to achieve their higher education goals. In FY11, all 57 seniors met the school's college prep graduation criteria and enrolled in four-year universities.
Arrupe Jesuit High School
Denver, CO
$10,000For Tuition Assistance, which enables low income students to achieve their higher education goals. In FY11, all 57 seniors met the school's college prep graduation criteria and enrolled in four-year universities.
Arvada Community Food Bank, Inc.
Arvada, CO
$6,000For general support. The agency provides emergency food to low income households, including senior meals and a school backpack food program. In FY10, the agency served over 34,000 individuals.
Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities, Inc.
Arvada, CO
$15,000For the 2012 Season of Children's Theater & Arts Day programs, which offer hands-on arts programming and discounted tickets to pre-K through 12th grade public school students. In FY11, more than 21,000 low income students participated.
Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities, Inc.
Arvada, CO
$3,000For the 2012 Season of Children's Theater & Arts Day programs, which offer hands-on arts programming and discounted tickets to pre-K through 12th grade public school students. In FY11, more than 21,000 low income students participated.
Aurora Arapahoe Battered Women's Shelter, Inc.
Aurora, CO
$35,000For general support of the agency's services to assist victims of domestic violence. The Shelter offers a 24-hour crisis line, shelter for up to 39 women and children, counseling and advocacy services. In 2010, it served more than 13,500 individuals.
Aurora Interchurch Task Force, Inc.
Aurora, CO
$6,000For general support. The agency provides emergency food, clothing, transportation, and assistance with prescriptions, housing and utility bills. In FY10, the agency served more than 8,000 low income individuals.
Bennie E. Goodwin After School Academic Program
Aurora, CO
$10,000For general support. The agency's after school and summer programs help at-risk, underperforming, 1st - 8th grade students raise their reading and math skills, while also providing food and clothing. In FY10, the agency served 109 unduplicated students.
Bennie E. Goodwin After School Academic Program
Aurora, CO
$15,000For general support. The agency's after school and summer programs help at-risk, underperforming 1st to 8th grade students raise their reading and math skills, while also providing food and clothing. In FY11, the program served 71 low income youth.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado, Inc.
Denver, CO
$35,000For One-on-One Mentoring programs, which in 2011 matched 1,831 low income youth ages 7-11 with volunteer mentors that encouraged positive behavior. The agency plans to begin tracking the impact of its services on client truancy problems in 2013.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado, Inc.
Denver, CO
$20,000For the One-to-One Mentoring programs that benefit nearly 1,900 youth ages 7-11, providing them with a mentor relationship that encourages positive behavior and school success.
Bluff Lake Nature Center
Denver, CO
$10,000For the Elementary Science Education programs, which are aligned with state standards and provide classroom- and center-based instruction to 1st - 6th grade students in underperforming schools. In FY10, the programs reached 4,300 students.
Bluff Lake Nature Center
Denver, CO
$25,000For the Elementary Science Education in-school program, which offers three environmental science courses per semester. In FY11, 3,440 participating low income students from 20 schools improved their science test scores an average of 36 percent.
Boulder Day Nursery
Boulder , CO
$42,000For general support of the agency's infant, toddler, preschool and family resource programs, serving 115 children and their families.
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
Boulder, CO
$45,000For general support of the agency's mission to provide safe shelter, food, support services and an avenue to self-sufficiency for more than 1,000 homeless men and women.
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
Boulder, CO
$50,000For the Transition, Transitional Housing and Housing First programs, which provide a continuum of case managed social and rehabilitative services for formerly homeless people moving them towards stable and permanent housing.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, Inc.
Denver, CO
$50,000For general support of 16 after school youth development sites, offering multiple academic enrichment, sports, nutrition and fitness, character building and college prep programs. In FY11, over 10,046 low income youth participated.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, Inc.
Denver, CO
$30,000For general support of seven youth development facilities and a school-based site, offering homework assistance, sports and fitness activities, and opportunities to learn and grow in a safe environment. This agency serves 9,169 children ages 6-18.
Bright Beginnings
Denver, CO
$48,000For the Metro Denver Bright Beginnings program, which provides parenting education and support programs to families with children ages 0-3 years. In 2010, this program served nearly 5,300 children and families.
Broadway Assistance Center
Denver, CO
$36,000For general support of the agency's emergency assistance to families in need. In 2010, the Center provided food, clothing, job placement services, and rent and utilities assistance to 77,723 individuals.
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