Compassion International seeks to improve the world, one child at a time. For $38 a month, a person donating to the Christian-based organization headquartered in Colorado Springs may sponsor a child in poverty-stricken areas around the globe. The program measures various levels of success in four key areas — the child’s spiritual, physical, cognitive and […]
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The Inasmuch Foundation distributed $303,500 in grants to 15 organizations in Colorado Springs. Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community enhancement initiatives that enrich the quality of life for Oklahomans. The foundation carries on its late founder’s interest in Colorado Springs by giving to nonprofits […]
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After extensive damage to homes following severe hail and flooding near downtown Aug. 29, T. Rowe Price has partnered with Discover Goodwill and the American Red Cross in Colorado Springs to assist families recovering from losses. The investment firm donated $5,000 toward emergency vouchers being distributed to at least 30 local residents to replace clothing […]
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President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget includes cuts that would greatly affect Colorado Springs nonprofits — even those that do not receive federal funding. Leaders of local nonprofits are nervous about potential cuts to their budgets, and how that would affect not only the clients they serve but also their employees. According to the […]
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Capital campaigns can be vital when there is a mission-critical need in an organization — buying a new building, renovating a facility or extending a campus. The intensive fundraising effort can allow organizations to accomplish a fundamental project through community awareness and enhanced relationships. But Colorado Springs has more than 2,000 nonprofits, with several in […]
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The Energy Resource Center keeps people safe when their homes try to poison them. The ERC tests homes for air and water leaks, carbon monoxide levels, proper insulation and other energy factors, for 43 percent of the people living under the federal poverty level in Colorado. When energy inefficiencies are found, the ERC will fix […]
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Gen. William Palmer founded Colorado Springs in 1871, hoping to build a peaceful, prosperous and temperate city. Palmer’s vision may have been influenced by the purple prose of Fitzhugh Ludlow, who published “Heart of the Continent” in 1868, three years before the first stake was driven here. “When Colorado becomes a state,” Ludlow grandly predicted, […]
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Michael Hannigan, CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, will retire in December after 16 years as head of the organization. The fourth-generation Coloradan, former Colorado College administrator and educator spoke about turning an idea into a foundation with a cumulative community impact of $150 million. How did you end up CEO of the Pikes […]
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On April 26-29, Discover Goodwill will welcome hundreds of staff members from Goodwill Industries International’s network of 165 affiliated agencies, who will be converging on the Pikes Peak region for a spring learning event. During the four-day gathering, attendees from across the country will participate in seminars and training — culminating in a tour of […]
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The Women’s Resource Agency is no longer going to affiliate with the national Dress for Success program. Instead, the local group is establishing its own program, Suit Up for Success. The program will work much the same way: WRA will offer free interview and employment attire under its new name. “It is with continued support […]
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Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Rocky Vista University (RVU), in collaboration with the members of Community Health Partnership (CHP), announce the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. “There is a growing shortage of primary care physicians exacerbated by an increasing demand for primary care in […]
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Sixteen nonprofit organizations will receive grants from the Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation totaling $156,000 to provide transportation, meals, care, counseling, health education, prevention and advocacy for children and adults. The nonprofit organizations are: CASA – $50,000, the second year of a $50,000 per year three-year grant commitment; Cheyenne Village, $10,000; Community Partnership for Child Development, […]
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