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Nonprofit Spotlight: Community Roots Midwife Collective

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Committed to achieving equity and social justice in Boulder County, SVP Boulder County advocates for other local nonprofits that are equally committed to these values. This month, we’re thrilled to feature the Community Roots Midwife Collective (CRMC), providing affordable access to homebirth and reproductive healthcare, countywide. “In everything we do, our competent midwifery collective comes […] Read More »

SVP Boulder County celebrates 20th anniversary

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This month, as SVP Boulder County celebrates 20 years of philanthropic changemaking countywide, we renew our commitment to bring good business practices to good causes. To date, we’ve provided more than $7M in pro bono consulting, mentoring, coaching, and education; and more than $1.65M in supporting cash grants to 200+ Boulder County nonprofits. In recent […] Read More »

COVID Response Task Force demonstrates results

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Over the past five months, SVP Boulder County Partners, board, and staff came together to provide support to local nonprofits for pandemic-related issues. Partners lent both their time and expertise to help nonprofit leaders navigate a range of concerns and uncertainties due to COVID-19, supporting them in making difficult decisions about their organizations and staffs. […] Read More »

Taking stock, looking ahead: A letter from CEO Joshua Silberstein reflecting on his first three months working with SVP.

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The term “unprecedented” is frequently used to contextualize many aspects of a quickly changing world. It’s also a term that aptly describes what it’s like to assume a new position in a virtual landscape – just as our community, and our country, shut down due to the ongoing pandemic. Nevertheless, in the first three months […] Read More »

Thought Leader Spotlight: Allison Billings, Impact on Education

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As COVID-19 shines a spotlight on inequities in Boulder County – including financial and resource disparities among schools, school districts, and students – we turned to local thought leader Allison Billings for perspective. “This spring, school closures across Boulder County due to coronavirus concerns quickly brought entrenched educational inequalities to the surface,” says Allison, serving […] Read More »

Catapult Spotlight: Longmont Community Justice Partnership

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As we navigate historic change and upheaval – the COVID-19 pandemic plus a widespread mandate for social justice – nonprofits and community organizations are increasingly prioritizing diversity and promoting equity. Among them, the Longmont Community Justice Partnership (LCJP) is ahead of its time: since 1994, LCJP has developed and successfully implemented numerous restorative justice interventions. […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight: Eric Hansen

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In 1992, Eric Hansen – a fourth generation Coloradan who grew up in Boulder, and an alumnus of CU Boulder with a degree in Central and Eastern European Studies – began working in Russia. A decade later, he co-founded the nonprofit Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) purposed to accelerate entrepreneurship there. “In my 17 years at […] Read More »