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Impact United

Helping nonprofits in Metro Denver measure and maximize impact. Through coaching and cohort-based learning opportunities, we strengthen nonprofit programs and increase evidence of what works.

Helping Metro Denver Nonprofits Thrive

72% of nonprofits lack the internal knowledge, skills, or tools to engage in meaningful evaluation of their work1 and lack the funds to support this work.

This is why we created Impact United. We believe strengthening capacity supports nonprofits in fulfilling their missions to better serve the community.2

1. State of Evaluation, Innovation Network

2. Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 2003

How We're Helping

180

We provide over 180 hours of face-to-face coaching and technical support to each participating agency per year.

$14,444

Impact United provides an average of $14,444 of value through coaching and technical support to each nonprofit during their first year of Impact United.

$250,000

Since its inception, Impact United has provided pro bono services valued at over $250,000 to nonprofit partners.

Project VOYCE

“We might not have survived another year had it not been for the support of [Impact United] and guidance through a transition to data-driven decision-making processes. [Impact United] has been the foundation of our turnaround process.”

Denver Urban Scholars

“Overall [Impact United] allowed us to reflect on who we are as an agency, what we do well, and what we want to continue to do. It gave us tools and coaching to continue to use data to drive our decisions.”

Florence Crittenton Services

“Participation in [Impact United] completely changed our outlook toward data and our ability to use it to impact our target population... This makes a significant difference in our ability to articulate the purpose of our work and its impact to our teen mothers, to community partners and to funders.”

How the Program Works

Coaching and Support

One-on-one in-depth and individualized guidance, knowledge-sharing, and technical support to help partner nonprofits develop evaluation tools and strategies.

Cohort Learning Opportunities

Expert panels, topical roundtables, and individual leadership development content.

Innovative Thought Partnership

Customized Design Labs leveraging expertise from community and business leaders, combined with Reflective Practice data review sessions.

Integration Work

Time spent between coaching and training sessions where agencies actively apply and practice what they have learned.

We need you to continue our work to strengthen nonprofits across Metro Denver.

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