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Strategic Investment Grants Partners

Mile High United Way is proud to award $6 million in the 2018-2020 Strategic Investment Grants to 100 of the highest-performing organizations in Metro Denver. These selected partners are implementing strategies directly aligned with Mile High United Way’s four Community Impact Goals and demonstrate impact with measurable outcomes.

  • Strategic Priorities
  • Emergency & Basic Needs
  • Collaborating for Impact

Strategic Priorities

Mile High United Way's Strategic Priorities Initiative Areas:

 

Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Adams County School District 14
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
ARTS/Baby Haven*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Bayaud Enterprises
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Bright by Three*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Catholic Charities*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Center for Work Education and Employment
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Centro Humanitario Para Los Trabajadores
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Centro San Juan Diego
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
City Year Denver
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Clayton Early Learning*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Colfax Community Network
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
College Track
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Colorado UpLift
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Colorado Visiting Nurse Association
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Colorado Youth for a Change
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Denver Area Council, BSA*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Denver Asset Building Coalition
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Denver Kids, Inc.
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Denver Public Schools Foundation*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Denver Urban Scholars
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Early Excellence Program of Denver*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
ECDC African Community Center of Denver
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Environmental Learning for Kids
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Family Star*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
First Steps at Monarch Montessori
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Florence Crittenton Services*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Focus Points Family Resource Center
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Girl Scouts of Colorado*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Goodwill Industries of Denver
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Heart & Hand Center*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
HOPE Center*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Hope Communities
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Invest in Kids*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Jeffco Schools Foundation
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
KIPP Colorado Schools*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Metro Caring
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Metro Denver Partners
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Mi Casa Resource Center
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Mile High Early Learning Centers*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Mount Saint Vincent*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Mountain Resource Center
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
mpowered
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
OpenWorld Learning*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Project VOYCE
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Reach Out and Read Colorado*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Roots Family Center
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Scholars Unlimited*
Initiative Area: Reading Matters
Sewall Child Development Center*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Sun Valley Youth Center*
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Swallow Hill Music Association
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
The Bridge Project- University of Denver*
Initiative Area: Reading Matters
Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Denver (VORP)
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Volunteers of America*
Initiative Area: Reading Matters
Warren Village*
Initiative Area: Giving Children a Strong Start
Women's Bean Project
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
Work Options for Women
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
WorkLife Partnership*
Initiative Area: Creating Economic Opportunity for All
YESS Institute
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
Youth on Record
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent
YMCA of Metro Denver
Initiative Area: Developing Tomorrow's Talent

*These agencies are eligible for the Child Care Contribution Credit. Learn more about tax credits here.

Emergency & Basic Needs

Mile High United Way's Emergency & Basic Needs Initiative Area:

Colorado Legal Services
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Comitis Crisis Center
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Crisis Center
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Denver Inner City Parish
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Family Tree, Inc.
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Food Bank of the Rockies
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Growing Home
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
La Raza Services, Inc.
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Latina Safehouse
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
SafeHouse Denver, Inc.
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
St. Francis Center
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Sunshine Home Share Colorado
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
The Action Center
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
The Delores Project
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
The Gathering Place
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
The Senior Hub, Inc.
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
TLC Meals on Wheels
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs
Urban Peak Denver
Initiative Area: Emergency Basic Needs

Collaborating for Impact

Mile High United Way's Collaborating for Impact Initiative Area:

Office of Children's Affairs/ Denver Afterschool Alliance
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
Adams County Youth Initiative
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
Denver Early Childhood Council
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
Denver Education Attainment Network
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
Metro Denver Homeless Initiative
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact
The Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County
Initiative Area: Collaborating for Impact

Have Questions?

Roweena Naidoo

Senior Director, Policy and Impact Investments

Email at roweena.naidoo@unitedwaydenver.org or call, 303.437.5417.

 

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