December 2017 Partner Spotlight of the Month: CO Impact & Initiative

Written on January 2, 2018 at 9:00 am

CO Impact Initiative was launched three years ago by the Impact Finance Center (IFC), whose mission is to identify, educate and activate philanthropists and investors to become impact investors.

Two ULC Tenants Merge, Plan to Provide Improved Services as One Organization

Written on December 19, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Both Denver Urban Scholars and Colorado Youth at Risk are tenants at ULC’s Tramway Nonprofit Center, and officially announced their merger last month.

ULC Joins Radian | Placematters and Studio Completiva for Holiday Party

Written on December 14, 2017 at 9:04 pm

This year’s holiday party did not disappoint! Thank you to everyone who helped make the night one to remember!

Gary Community Investments Announces the Creation of Elevation Community Land Trust

Written on December 8, 2017 at 8:49 pm

ULC joins the philanthropic funding community in Colorado to announce the creation of a new community land trust, Elevation CLT

Tea Shop in Cole Neighborhood to Offer Art Therapy Classes at Night

Written on December 7, 2017 at 5:46 pm

The Open Door Tea Shop, located at the corner of 34th and Franklin, will provide art therapy classes to ex offenders in the newly opened space.

Volunteers Construct New Playground at Thriftway Pocket Park in Westwood

Written on December 5, 2017 at 6:28 pm

The playground, which was funded through a grant from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT program, was constructed in just one day!

ULC’s Tony Pickett Leads Discussion at Business and the Environment Panel

Written on November 20, 2017 at 6:56 pm

Hosted by the Oregon Environmental Council (OEC), the speaker series provided a space to discuss solutions to traffic congestion, high housing costs and increased social inequities.

Local Coffee Shop and Transportation Nonprofit Launch Bike Library in Northeast Denver

Written on November 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Northeast Transportation Connections and Prodigy Coffeehouse have joined forces to provide long-term bike rentals to residents in Northeast Denver, for just $20 per year.

October 2017 Partner Spotlight of the Month: Medici Consulting Group!

Written on October 30, 2017 at 8:43 pm

Congratulations to our October partner spotlight. MCG has been a long time partner of ULC, and we are excited to announce our latest venture together – 65 units of affordable housing in the RiNo/Cole neighborhood!

Purpose Built Communities Visits Denver, Tour Clayton Early Learning Center

Written on October 23, 2017 at 6:23 pm

Purpose Built Communities is a nonprofit organization based out of Atlanta, Georgia that provides pro-bono consulting services to revitalize neighborhoods across the U.S.