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Colorado Gives Day 2015

https://www.coloradogives.org/LatinoCFC
Colorado Gives Day es un movimiento estatal anual que celebra y fomenta la filantropía en Colorado mediante donaciones por Internet. Por sexto año consecutivo, Community First Foundation y FirstBank unen esfuerzos para celebrar…

Young Latino Philanthropist Initiative


WHAT WE ARE DOING

Investing in Social Change — We are proud to report that our Young Latino Philanthropist (YLP) Initiative is in full swing. January 1 marked the closing of our first round of grant submissions. Our leadership team, comprised of "millenials" 18-35 years old, has learned a lot about grant making. They are eager to hear…

LatinasRepresent Colorado News

 

Colorado's House Majority Leader Crisanta Duran is a Trail Blazer

Momentum continues to build non-partisan Latina Leadership across the country.  In the state of Colorado, it's our goal to increase Latina representation at local, state and national levels. The LatinasRepresent Colorado committee recently came out in strong numbers to support Majority Leader Representative…

HIP to College News

 

The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado, in partnership with Hispanics in Philanthropy, is investing in the educational success of Latino students in Colorado by addressing the issue of "summer melt," — when college-intending students fail to enroll in the fall after high school graduation. 

The project seeks to serve students across the Denver Metro area and puts them…

A Journey to Philanthropy

 

Growing up, I never knew the word “philanthropy.” When I heard the word in college, I was intrigued, so I looked it up to grasp its full definition. At that time, I concluded that I would probably never identify myself with philanthropy.

Over the years, I have learned to appreciate my community as well as the concept of being philanthropic. As I reflect on my childhood, I realize…

Colorado Latino Age Wave Initiative News

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC) Project in Wheat Ridge, CO

Colorado Latino Age Wave Initiative is partnering with Jewish Family Services’ Colorado Senior Connection Project, which serves older adults and their families in Wheat Ridge. The Colorado Senior Connection Project is…

$457,000 Invested to Build Strong Communities

 

The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) has awarded $457,000 in grants in the past year to over 20 nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado. “The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado demonstrates the power of collective giving,” said Ron Montoya, LCFC chair and a Rose Community Foundation trustee. “Our grantees benefit from the generosity of individuals and families…

HIP to Denver: Convening on Education

Read more | Jan 15, 2015

Young Latino Philanthropist launch giving program


Download the Young Latino Philanthropist grant application package here! The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado’s (LCFC) Young Latino Philanthropist Initiative was started by a group of visionaries under 35 years old who want to make a difference in the Latino community by collectively pooling financial resources. Using the “giving circle” concept, these young visionaries…

Report on Latino Aging Now Available


The Latino Age Wave Report for 2014 is now available for download online! Colorado Latino Age Wave is a flagship project of the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado. The mission of Colorado Latino Age Wave is to invest in and advocate for innovative services and programs that support the well-being…