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A Cause for Celebration!

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Over the last 12-16 months, we’ve witnessed the power of connection. While numerous studies prove that as social animals, humans need each other to feel supported, valued and loved; there is nothing like a pandemic to remind us how important connections and relationships are to our well-being. They bring meaning, hope, and purpose to our […] Read More »

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Inn Between of Longmont, Inc.

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Some 27 years ago, a collective of community agencies saw the need for affordable housing, as well as related supportive services. Since then, The Inn Between of Longmont, Inc. has been serving diverse people facing homelessness in the St. Vrain Valley. “Over time, our community’s need for affordable housing for very low-income families and support […] Read More »

Giving is Your Friend with Benefits

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by Patti Micklin We are seeing some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Even still, it’s been a long slog and mental health has been hit hard. Recognizing everyone’s situations are their own and unique, we do have a suggestion for lifting the funk you may be experiencing. Cultivate generosity all year. There’s […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight: Alexa Loken

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by Sabine Kortals Stein For social entrepreneur and business/career coach Alexa Loken – the most recent addition to our network of Partners–joining SVP Boulder County was a carefully considered decision. “I’d read and heard about SVP several times in different contexts,” she recalls. “I also literally googled Boulder County nonprofits seeking opportunities for engagement. And […] Read More »

Antiracism training emphasizes action, and how to be an ally

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by Sabine Kortals Stein For anyone interested in learning more about the personal, interpersonal, institutional, and structural systems of racism, the YWCA Boulder County developed a three-part training and discussion series. “Being an Antiracist” aims to educate, inform action, and ignite transformation in our community to end racism. Several Partners of SVP Boulder County recently […] Read More »

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are a powerful philanthropic tool.

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The Simple Part If you are over 70 ½ and you are an IRA owner and/or the beneficiary of an inherited IRA, we strongly encourage you to investigate the potential benefits of using QCDs for some or all of your charitable donations.  QCDs allow you to donate directly out of your IRA(s), up to $100,000 […] Read More »

“I Have A Dream” Foundation Boulder County celebrates 30th anniversary

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by Sabine Kortals Stein Empowering local children from low-income communities to succeed in school, college, and their careers, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation Boulder County (IHDF) has reason to celebrate. “We’ve seen a huge ramp-up and lots of growth in recent years,” says Development Director Danielle Staunton, noting that IHDF follows a holistic, long-term […] Read More »