Category Archives: Stories of Impact

Learn about how to help wildfire relief efforts

Our thoughts go out to those affected by the Black Forest wildfire. Here are some ways to help provide immediate assistance: Help Colorado Now has information about how to provide financial support to agencies responding to disasters and is a … Continue reading

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The Philanthropic Response to Oklahoma; How You Can Help

Our hearts go out to Oklahoma. Click here for information on how to help — from our colleagues at the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers:

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On Capitol Hill, a story’s worth 1,000 words

Posted by Joanne Kelley, Executive Director, Colorado Association of Funders WASHINGTON – In the news business, some of the best advice I ever got from an editor was: “Show me. Don’t tell me.” In other words, the most compelling articles … Continue reading

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Catching our breath in 2012

Posted by Joanne Kelley The holiday season is over (for now) but we’re still talking about the various projects that members of the Colorado Association of Funders gathered for throughout the month of December. Thanks to our friend Rachel Mondragon at The Colorado Trust for posting … Continue reading

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Philanthropy’s ‘network effect’

“None of us is as smart as all of us.”  –Management guru Ken Blanchard Did you know the Colorado Association of Funders is part of a network of organizations that regularly share expertise so we can all do a better … Continue reading

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An anniversary

Posted by Joanne Kelley We launched the Colorado Giving Voice blog last August with my personal reflections about donating bone marrow to my brother, Tom. He just left me a voicemail on his drive home from a checkup at Sloan-Kettering … Continue reading

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Thanks to those who made the C3 Forum a success

Posted by Joanne Kelley Sincere thanks go out to the more than 375 of you who took part in the C3 Forum in Loveland on July 12. This was the second year the Colorado Association of Funders collaborated with the Colorado Nonprofit Association and … Continue reading

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