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Our 2015 Grants

See Charities We Support for an explanation of our overall program, including strategic investments, special projects, tactical grants, etc.

Strategic Investments
ACLU Foundation
Acumen Fund
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
The Bell Policy Center
The Carter Center
Engineers Without Borders
FINCA International
Habitat for Humanity (Denver)
iDE (International Development Enterprises)
Rocky Mountain Institute
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI)
Room to Read
Southern Poverty Law Center

Special Projects
We again funded construction of two houses in Zambia, and a community water point, by Habitat for Humanity.

We funded a special project with Acumen Fund, called Bringing the 4As to Life. This project is intended to provide a reusable framework and standard practices for the use of survey instruments to improve Measurement and Evaluation of Acumen projects.

We funded a special project with iDE (International Development Enterprises), called Accelerating Impact in Mozambique. This project is intended to accelerate the introduction of Farm Business Advisors in Mozambique.

We funded a special project with TechnoServe, called Monitoring and Evaluation Platform. This project is intended to develop a standardized cellphone-based software platform for doing Measurement and Evaluation in connection with a wide range of TechnoServe projects.

Tactical Grants
Accion International
American Indian College Fund
Catholic Relief Services
Christian Appalachian Center New Hope Project
Doctors Without Borders
Food Bank of the Rockies
Meals on Wheels (Colorado)
Mother Jones Investigative Fund
Native American Heritage Association
ORBIS International
Parker (Colorado) Task Force
United Negro College Fund
Many small grants

Grants to Denver-Area cultural organizations
Colorado Historical Society
Colorado Public Radio
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Douglas County Libraries Foundation
Morrison Natural History Museum
Rocky Mountain PBS
Rocky Mountain PBS Local Programming Initiative
St. Andrew Society of Colorado
Swallow Hill Music Center

Other stuff
We also made quite a few small grants, and a few larger ones, to personal-favorite charities that are not necessarily primarily about our core mission. We won’t list those here.

Posted in Grants by Year 4 years, 3 months ago at 12:00 pm.

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