Local Dairy Queens have partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network today for its annual Miracle Treat Day, to raise money for programs at Children’s Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs and expansion of the region’s first freestanding pediatric hospital. All day at participating locations, $1 from every blizzard sold will be donated toward the care of Colorado Springs children […]
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Construction for phase one of The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region’s 16,000 square-foot expansion to enhance its cat housing area, develop a secure dog park and build a new corral for livestock is near completion, with a remaining need of $600,000. A part of its $8.4 million capital campaign that began in Jan. […]
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The Center for Nonprofit Excellence hosted the 2017 Nonprofit Day Conference March 17, at the The Antlers hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. On the day of the event, 530 attendees had registered for the conference, which offered 20 breakout sessions (and seven separate tracks) addressing everything from nonprofit leadership and volunteer engagement, to organizational collaboration […]
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The glass ceiling exists for women not only in business, but in nonprofit agency management as well. A woman chief executive officer of a nonprofit makes less money than a man in the same executive position for the same-sized agency, according to the 2015 compensation report from GuideStar USA Inc. A nonprofit based in Virginia, […]
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The community has issues — and the nascent nonprofit Springs Insight Exchange wants you to talk about them. The soon-to-launch organization’s mission is simple: Improve communication in the region. According to its website, SIE aims to “foster insight-driven, fact-based, community-wide conversations to promote cooperation, informed decisions and action on issues vital to a thriving region […]
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A former Colorado Springs Realtor has created a way to sell houses and build community — by funneling a portion of home sales to area nonprofits. The one-of-a-kind business model, approved by the Colorado Division of Real Estate, is designed to continue allowing brokers to make money through commissions, and homeowners aren’t charged more for buying […]
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The Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation is asking local residents to climb 2,700 stairs to bring the community one step closer to providing the only comprehensive children’s hospital in the region. Its second Climb for Courage will occur June 25 at Falcon Stadium to raise money to open a new hospital at the Memorial North campus in […]
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Through a fundraising partnership with 15 Great Clips hair salons in southern Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado recently added a panoramic dental X-ray machine at its Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, allowing patients to receive exams, imaging and treatment under one roof. On Feb. 18, a ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at Children’s Hospital on Briargate Parkway to celebrate […]
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Colorado Springs Teen Court will host its annual luncheon at 11:30 a.m. April 7 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Colorado Springs to educate the community about the impact it has on the lives of troubled teens. The free event, “Changing Lives…Changing Community,” will be hosted by KKTV news anchor Dianne Derby and allow the public […]
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Local nonprofit Special Kids Special Families will host its 5th Night of Comedy from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Doubletree by Hilton to raise money for kids with intellectual, physical and emotional disabilities. KRDO forecaster Abby Acone will host the annual fundraiser and proceeds will go to local children and families a part of […]
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For the 15th year in a row, Compassion International’s financial stewardship and commitment to accountability and transparency has earned the ministry four stars by Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the nation, according to a news release sent by Compassion. Four stars is Charity Navigator’s highest rating. The ranking places Compassion among the […]
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Local nonprofit Peak Startup will be offering two new mentorships programs this month­­ to help Colorado Springs entrepreneurs advance their careers, companies. Beginning the week of May 22, free Open Office Hour and Lunch and Learn sessions will be open to the business community to learn from experienced industry professionals. Open Office Hours will occur at […]
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