2016 Awardees

2016 Scholarship Initiative Community Partners (Legacy)

http://www.educateaurora.org/Aurora Public Schools Foundation, Aurora, $105,000
http://www.pueblocharities.org/Catholic Charities - Diocese of Pueblo, Pueblo, $150,120
http://highered.colorado.gov/Colorado Challenge, Statewide, $140,000
http://coloradomtn.edu/Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, $240,000
http://www.csupueblo.edu/Pages/default.aspxColorado State University Pueblo, Pueblo, $31,732
http://www.deltaschools.com/Delta County School District, Delta, $105,000
http://www.denverscholarship.org/Denver Scholarship Foundation, Denver, $1,142,246
http://www.englewoodschools.net/site/default.aspx?PageID=1Englewood Schools, Zero Dropouts, AVID, and Arapahoe Community College, Englewood, $140,000      
http://www.elkkids.org/Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK), Denver, $38,000
Goodwill Industries of Denver and Denver Urban Scholars, Denver, $105,000
http://www.ihadboulder.org/I Have a Dream Foundation Boulder, Boulder, $140,000
http://www.rcfdenver.org/content/latino-community-foundation-coloradoLatino Community Foundation, Denver,  $140,000
http://www.unitedwaydenver.org/bridging-the-gapMile High United Way - Bridging the Gap, Denver, $57,546   
http://www.ppcc.edu/Pikes Peak Community College, Harrison School District, Discover Goodwill and Pikes Peak Workforce, Colorado Springs, $210,000
http://www.rrcc.edu/foundationRed Rocks Community College and Warren Tech, Jefferson County, $111,488
http://www.du.edu/bridgeproject/The Bridge Project, Denver, $26,666
http://www.trinidadstate.edu/Trinidad State Junior College, Trinidad, $139,975
http://www.uncfoundation.org/University of Northern Colorado Foundation, Greeley, $99,688
 Image result for westminster public schoolsWestminster Public Schools, Westminster, $96,280

2016 Scholarship Initiative Community Partners (New)

BASIC, Denver, $75,000 
 Coldharbour Institute, Gunnison, $70,000 
Colorado UpLift, Denver, $75,000
  Community College of Aurora, Aurora, $54,000
 Emily Griffith Foundation, Denver, $75,000
Front Range Community College Foundation, Loveland, $75,000
 INSPiRE, Denver, $50,000
 Kids at Their Best, Fort Morgan, $75,000 
Northeastern Sedgwick County Economic Development Corp, Julesburg, $70,000 
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley, Longmont, $50,000 
The Success Foundation, Greeley, $75,000 
YESS Institute, Denver, $50,000  

2016 Scholarship Initiative Collective Impact Partners

The American Indian Measurable Success Initiative (AIMS)

 Participants: Colorado Education Initiative, San Juan BOCES, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Southern Ute Tribe, Durango School District, Ignacio School District, Montezuma-Cortez School District, Fort Lewis College, Southwestern Colorado Community College, Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado

Description: The objective of the American Indian Measurable Success Initiative is to dramatically reduce the Native American college attainment gap in the rural school districts of Southwest Colorado. This is accomplished through the alignment of mutually reinforcing activities focused on personalizing rigorous and relevant secondary education to Native American high school students in order to support their pursuit of postsecondary degrees and credentials.


Aurora Postsecondary Pipeline (APP)

Participants: Goodwill Industries of Denver, Aurora Public Schools, Aurora Public Schools Foundation, Community College of Aurora, Aurora Chamber of Commerce

 Description:  Aurora Post-Secondary Pipeline is committed to ensuring that more low-income and minority Aurora students pursue and earn postsecondary credentials. The group works with students, community partners, teachers, counselors, parents, and other stakeholders to establish and support a clear and focused pipeline to increase high school persistence and graduation rates, as well as college enrollment and persistence rates for Aurora’s most at-risk youth. 


Pueblo Unites for Education to Build Life Opportunities (PUEBLO)

Participants: Colorado State University – Pueblo, Boys and Girls Club of Pueblo County, Pueblo City Schools (60), Catholic Charities,  Pueblo Community College, Crossroads Turning Point, Inc., Pueblo County School District (70),  Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation, South Central BOCES, Summit Education Group, Teach for America – Colorado, Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, National Center for School Engagement, Latino Chamber of Commerce, Pueblo Economic Development,  Pueblo County Dept. of Social Services,  Corporation, Inc. (PEDCO), Pueblo Workforce Center,  Pueblo City/County Library District

Description: Pueblo Unites for Education to Build Life Opportunities establishes a network of partners around the common agenda of increasing the number of citizens ready to access and complete postsecondary credentials.  The target populations for this grant work are 1) minority students (Hispanic, Black/African American, Native American, and mixed-race) and 2) low-income students (measured either by free and reduced lunch status in high school or Pell grant eligibility in college).