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New Partner Spotlight – Madeline Tomseth

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As a new SVP Partner and a fairly new resident of Boulder County, Madeline Tomseth joined SVP Boulder County to learn more about philanthropy and the local nonprofit sector. “While looking around for opportunities, time and time again I was referred back to SVP as the best place to not only get involved with the […] Read More »

Nonprofit Spotlight: Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

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by Molly Hansen In 1972, Lafayette resident Sue Marolf, a Board of Directors, and two staff members started a grassroots organization called Coal Creek Meals on Wheels (CCMOW). Passionate about addressing the food needs of a vibrant region of East Boulder County, Coal Creek Meals on Wheels is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary. CCMOW’s […] Read More »

Giving at Year End 2021

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by Maegan Vallejo, SVP Boulder County Giving Committee When I first started out in my fundraising career in the late 2000s, one of the hot topics in the sector was whether nonprofits should participate in social media. Seriously. Erik Qualman’s book Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business was a […] Read More »

SVP’s Summary of the Technology Survey of Nonprofits

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by Emily Hinck In August 2021, the Social Venture Partners Boulder County (SVP) Technology Resource Team surveyed Boulder County nonprofits to gain a better understanding of the local technology landscape. Thirty-three individuals from twenty seven organizations responded to the survey. The key takeaways from the survey are that the majority of organizations use a CRM […] Read More »

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 »