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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 »

Nonprofit Spotlight: Women’s Wilderness

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by Sabine Kortals Stein Women’s Wilderness ignites personal transformations and advances social justice through outdoor programming. Specifically – to help girls and women become their strongest, best selves – the local nonprofit brings the gifts of the outdoors to people of all colors, backgrounds, sizes, gender identities and experience levels. “As recreation nonprofits around the […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight: John Moore makes it personal

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by Sabine Kortals Stein As often the case among new Partners, John Moore first learned about SVP Boulder County through a friend. “We were discussing ways to get involved with local nonprofits,” says John, who brings a background in equity trading, entrepreneurship and creative problem solving to our diverse Partner network. “When I mentioned my […] Read More »

Humane Society of Boulder Valley benefits from SVP Tech Team

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by Sabine Kortals Stein According to Jan McHugh-Smith – CEO of Humane Society of Boulder Valley – the more she learned about how SVP Boulder County supports and advances local nonprofits, the more she realized her own organization needed help. “One issue that kept recurring in our strategic planning was technology,” she recalls. “We’re lean […] Read More »