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These organizations are fighting to ensure that Denver’s most under-served communities have access to resources to fulfill their basic human needs, prepare their children to enter school ready to learn and take advantage of their education, and enable leaders in these communities to become successful entrepreneurs.

They are tackling some of our community’s most pressing issues in education, basic human needs, and economic opportunity. SVP is honored to be their accomplice.

The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking

The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking started as a volunteer project back in 2005 and launched as a 501(c)3 in 2010, with sheer determination to end all forms of human trafficking. They mobilize and leverage many sectors & frameworks to train, educate and conduct research about human trafficking Read More »

Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center

The Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center offers diverse programs to ensure the best interest of Colorado's children are represented. They are dedicated to serving our state's abused, neglected and at-risk children as their champions, collaborators, and advocates. Read More »

Denver Children's Advocacy Center

Denver Children's Advocacy Center works to prevent child abuse, strengthen families and restore childhood. DCAC coordinate multidisciplinary teams that respond to reports of child abuse and provides crisis intervention, forensic interviews, assessment and treatment, and family support to more than 1,000 children and their care givers every year. Read More »

Denver Urban Scholars

Having completed a successful capacity-building engagement with a dedicated team of Denver Active 20-30 members of SVP last year (2017), Denver Urban Scholars has returned for another round of capacity-building projects with SVP this year. DUS is dedicated to helping Denver students with the greatest need graduate from high school and enter higher education with a meaningful life plan for success. Read More »

Mile High Workshop

A 2017 Investee, Mile High Workshop is am employment and job training program for people facing barriers to work through manufacturing and production of handmade goods. Read More »

WINGS Foundation

New Fall 2017 Investee, WINGS Foundation provides services to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse that serve to guide them along a path of healing. Read More »

Second Chance Center

New Fall 2017 Investee, SCC helps formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into the world as engaged and successful citizens. Read More »

Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute

New Fall 2017 Investee, RMMFI creates economic and social mobility by cultivating community entrepreneurs; helping curious people transform into serious business people through skill-building, mentoring and mirco-lending. Read More »

Metro Denver Homeless Initative

New Fall 2017 Investee, MDHI's mission is to implement a comprehensive homeless housing and service continuum-of-care system for the seven-county Denver Metro area, which is derived from a federal strategic plan on homelessness. Read More »

Inside The Orchestra

New Fall 2017 Investee, Inside The Orchestra brings orchestra music to young children in the Denver Metro community to cultivate music appreciation and enhance education through engaged, personal, hands-on experience with musical instruments within the orchestra setting. Read More »

Illuminate Colorado

Returning to SVP's Investee portfolio this year, Illuminate will work yet again with a committed team of Denver Active 20-30 members to help them get to the next level in their business. Illuminate Colorado is a united network of four established organizations partnering together to build better childhoods for everyone through education, advocacy and family support. Read More »

SVP is honored to have worked with more than 50 nonprofits since 2000.

Here are some of the many nonprofits that SVP Denver has partnered with and funded in previous years.

 

Street Fraternity

A 2017 Investee, Street Fraternity is a place for young men from the Denver Metro area, most of whom are former refugees, to be in community with one another, to build brotherhood, and experience personal growth. Read More »

Women's Bean Project

New Fall 2017 Investee, Women's Bean Project is a social enterprise that offers transitional employment to women in manufacturing designed to provide them with immediate income and support services related to employment, education around job readiness and life skills to help build them up to self-sufficiency, which in turn, enriches their communities by reducing chronic unemployment and dependence on assistance. Read More »

Trips for Kids Denver Metro

A 2016 Investee, Trips for Kids Denver Metro empowers at-risk and disadvantaged youth, using the bicycle as a tool to foster positive life skills, healthy youth development, and sense of fun and adventure. Read More »

The Gathering Place - Art Restart

Art Restart, a new 2016 Investee, is a social enterprise that sells original art in the form of greeting cards created by the artists of The Gathering Place. Read More »

RedLine

New 2016 Investee, RedLine, works to empower every person to create social change through art. Read More »

Bennie E. Goodwin After School Academic Program

Welcome 2016 Investee, Bennie E. Goodwin After School Academic Program. Read More »

Illuminate Colorado

Returning to SVP's Investee portfolio this year, Illuminate will work yet again with a committed team of Denver Active 20-30 members to help them get to the next level in their business. Illuminate Colorado is a united network of four established organizations partnering together to build better childhoods for everyone through education, advocacy and family support. Read More »

Denver Kids

2016 SVP/Denver Active 20-30 Investee Denver Kids, Inc. exists to support Denver Public Schools (DPS) students, grades K-12, who face the personal challenges of higher risk environments to successfully complete high school, pursue post-secondary options, and become contributing members of the community. Read More »

FRIENDS FIRST

2016 SVP/Denver Active 20-30 Investee FRIENDS FIRST educates and mentors teens to make positive life choices and develop healthy relationships. Read More »

Sun Valley Youth Center

2016 Investee Sun Valley Youth Center provides many programs for at-risk youth in their low-income, public housing neighborhood. Read More »

We Don't Waste

2016 Investee We Don’t Waste collects excess food from venues, caterers, restaurants, and other food purveyors and distributes the food to Denver’s under-served populations. Read More »

Westwood Unidos

Westwood Unidos is a 2016 Investee working with resident leaders and community-based organizations in the Westwood neighborhood of Denver. Read More »

Hands of The Carpenter

2016 Investee Hands of The Carpenter serves single mothers and widows by providing automotive repair and maintenance. Read More »

Elevate by Heart Power, Inc.

2015 Investee Elevate: A Step Above Learning by Heart Power, Inc. is hoping to use standardized test prep and classroom tutoring, leadership and life skills development, mentorship, and high intensity athletic training to help underprivileged high school aged student-athletes equip themselves for life after high school. Read More »

Family Promise of Greater Denver

2015 Investee Family Promise partners with diverse, faith congregations to provide shelter, meals and hospitality to homeless families across the Denver-metro area. Read More »

Clothes To Kids Denver

2015 Investee Clothes To Kids of Denver, Inc. provides free new and quality used clothing to students in need in a store-like setting. Read More »