Economic Opportunity for All
Families in our community are forced to make hard decisions.
Diapers or child care? Mortgage or medicine? An unexpected expense of $400 can move a family from self-sufficiency to financial emergency.*
*Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Report on Economic Well-being of U.S. Households in 2015
Children who have access to quality early learning experiences go on to attain higher graduation rates, higher lifetime earnings, and higher education levels.
Children who receive early childhood education have
higher high school graduation rates
higher earnings by age 30
However, many communities lack access
of children aged 0-5 in Globeville and Elyria Swansea have access to early learning opportunities
decrease of enrollment statewide since the COVID-19 pandemic started, and nearly 10% of licensed providers closed
How We’re Making An Impact
2-1-1 Help Center
A statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more.
United For Business
Strengthening under-resourced communities by focusing on economic stability and mobility for businesses and startups – with an emphasis on women- and minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
Strategic Investment Grants
Partnering with local agencies focused on helping people with their basic needs and reaching financial stability.