Meeting Elevation in Real Time

Elevation

U of Denver

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Congratulating Jamie Rogers - Denver Kids Inc. Mentor of the Month

VisionLink

The VisionLink Family cannot express our extreme pride in our own Jamie Rogers for his recognition by Denver Kids, Inc. Denver Kids, Inc. is an educational organization dedicated to helping Denver Public School students. as Mentor of the Month for April 2015! Their mission is to help youth who face personal challenges graduate high school, explore post-secondary options and become a productive and contributing member of society.

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On-Site Visit: United Way of Denver 2-1-1

VisionLink

With special thanks to our host Fermin Avila at the United Way of Denver, we enjoyed a wonderful on-site visit with the staff of the United Way 2-1-1 Call Center today. Thank you Denver United Way and Colorado 2-1-1! While we have done this before, this was the first time we have visited their call center as an entire staff. It is so useful to listen to and talk with the 2-1-1 staff about their use of the VisionLink CommunityOS platform in this real-time environment.

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Is There a Place for AI in UX Design?

Elevation

Robert Cox interviewed Elevation as part of an undergraduate course at the University of Denver, "Writing for the Public Good," held during the Spring 2021 quarter. U of Denver

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Northeast Denver Housing Center Uses Esri ArcGIS Maps to Demonstrate Housing Needs

Tech Soup Blog

Northeast Denver Housing Center (NDHC) creates sustainable, healthy housing opportunities for underserved households in Denver, Colorado through outreach, education, and affordable housing development. The organization utilizes mapping technology to advocate for its vision of redeveloped neighborhoods that have ample healthy food, recreation, transportation, and child care for residents.

Northeast Denver Housing Center Uses Esri ArcGIS Maps to Demonstrate Housing Needs

Tech Soup Blog

Northeast Denver Housing Center (NDHC) creates sustainable, healthy housing opportunities for underserved households in Denver, Colorado, through outreach, education, and affordable housing development. The organization utilizes mapping technology to advocate for its vision of redeveloped neighborhoods that have ample healthy food, recreation, transportation, and child care for residents.

Defining Impact Beyond Attendance Numbers at the MCA Denver

Museum 2.0

I was visiting with Adam Lerner, Director and Chief Animator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. The MCA Denver has had a big impact on the art world with its fresh approach to programming, and it is located in a large city with a vibrant art scene. Adam described his vision for the MCA Denver's impact this way: I often think about a performance I attended at my college when I was studying in England in 1990.

Guest Post: The Denver Community Museum

Museum 2.0

This post was written by Jaime Kopke , the founder/director of the Denver Community Museum , a pop-up community-generated institution that ran from Oct 2008-April 2009. The Denver Community Museum (DCM) was a grassroots operation in almost every sense. The DCM was a temporary, pop-up museum which ran from October 2008 - April 2009 in an unused storefront in downtown Denver.

Guest Post: Weaving Community Collaborations into Permanent Installations at the Denver Art Museum

Museum 2.0

Earlier in 2013, I was amazed to visit one of the new “Studio” spaces at the Denver Art Museum. The Denver Art Museum is no stranger to community collaborations, but we’ve been dipping in our toe a little more deeply when it comes to developing permanent participatory installations.

Take a Side Trip to the Denver Art Museum

Museum 2.0

This week, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) opened a new temporary exhibition called The Psychedelic Experience , featuring rock posters from San Francisco in the heyday of Bill Graham and electric kool-aid. This blog post is a love letter to an exhibit, written in patchouli ink across the back of an old Janis Joplin record.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Denver Nonprofit Institute. Denver Nonprofit Institute. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Denver, CO / $90. PEAK Grantmaking / Denver, CO / $1320. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19

VisionLink

Governor's Office Fox News The Denver Channel, Channel 7 KKTV Channel 11 Colorado Public Radio Westword Denver Post Visionlink is honored to provide the volunteer and donation technologies to support Colorado.

Graphic Designers for Hire for the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Denver, CO. As the shift to digital marketing and fundraising continues to rapidly increase in the nonprofit sector, it is inevitable that your nonprofit will need to invest in professional graphic design.

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Marshall Fire: Boulder County

VisionLink

Thankfully, our staff in the Denver-Boulder area are safe, although we fear a past senior staffer may have lost his home. We are so saddened by the devastation across Boulder County--and we thank so many of you who have checked in with us.

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[Client Experience] Invest in Kids: Development Behind-the-Scenes

CauseVox

Krista Mortensen, Development Manager at Invest in Kids, a Denver based nonprofit with the mission for supporting the well-being of kids through a wide spectrum of initiatives and programs.

Byte Merges with ELMNTL Marketing Agency

Byte Technology

Our new headquarters is in the Denver metro area. Since 2001 Byte Technology has been your trusted web solutions partner. Now we are your Digital Marketing Powerhouse ! Announcing the merger of Byte Technology and ELMNTL marketing agency.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

The Denver Foundation. The Denver Foundation. The Denver Foundation’s first Community Grants cycle is now open to applications. Areas served: Denver/Colorado. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Denver Nonprofit Institute. Denver Nonprofit Institute. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Denver, CO / $90. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Denver, CO / $1,350. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers? Well, there are!

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Walmart pledges $1 billion to pay employees’ college tuition, books

Candid

Johnson & Wales University , the University of Arizona , the University of Denver , and Pathstream — to complement its existing partners: Brandman University , Penn Foster , Purdue University Global , Southern New Hampshire University , Wilmington University , and Voxy EnGen.

The Power of Pretzels

VQ Strategies

Clearly these were meant to be distributed as we were 30,000 feet above Ohio perhaps, partway into my flight between Newark and Denver. As I sat on the plane, I thought about all the passengers flying to Denver simply to make connections to their final destinations.

15 Historical Nonprofit Moments You Should Know

Whole Whale

The United Way was founded by religious leaders in 1887 in Denver, originally called the Charity Organizations Society. When was the first volunteer organization created in the U.S.? Were donations to charities always tax-deductible?

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Denver, CO / $525. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Denver, CO / $90. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

Great 2-1-1 Reporting

VisionLink

Kudos to the United Way of Denver and their Colorado 2-1-1 partners. We are pleased to support their work with our Community Operating System (formerly Tapestry) and wanted to do a shout out about their excellent reporting. Note in particular the clearly presented information about top met and unmet needs, presenting needs, the monthly snapshot, and trend data. Here''s to powerful reporting! Dr. W. Douglas Zimmerman President & CEO VisionLink

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Advice, Experience, + Pride—Thoughts from MC Staff

Media Cause

Joy As Resistance —an organization providing mental health counseling + “biq queer little queer” mentoring programs to queer youth in Denver. Pride Month is a time to commemorate and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

Mental Health Awareness Month: 10 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

Headquarters in: Denver, CO. This Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers. On this page, you’ll find their missions and ways to support their important work, as well as some resources for nonprofit professionals.

Raising the Floor of the Platform Economy: Co-ops, Unions, and the Struggle to Transform Technology

Non Profit Quarterly

Now, the union is showing support for rideshare drivers by organizing the Colorado Independent Drivers Union (CIDU) in Denver, supported by CWA District 7. Photo by Frederik Trovatten.com on Unsplash.

Spring Fundraisers: 5 Best Practices for Walkathons, Bikeathons, and Other Athons

CauseVox

To provide some background, Invest in Kids is a Denver-based nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of young children and families across the state through a wide spectrum of services including prenatal care, social-emotional learning, and in-home family therapy.

ASU Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Students Took AMI By Storm

ASU Lodestar Center

Just days after we rang in the new year, a storm blew through Denver, Colorado. I am so grateful to the over 150 people who donated to get us to Denver, especially those who continuously support our students each year. by Anne Kotleba, Program Coordinator, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. While the flakes fell outside, inside there was a flurry of ideas, conversation, and learning at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance's Alliance Management Institute (AMI).

Recognizing Client Success in 2021

Forum One

Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the Foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

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13NTC Sketchnotes: Creating a Social Media Insights Report

NTEN

Full notes here (325 kb) A sketchnoting, er, note: I did very rough notes in the session, and then drew this up on a protracted bumpy descent into Denver. Jamie Millard and Chris Oien covered a lot of ground in Organizational Leadership with Social Media Insights , including some really useful tips on using Google Analytics'' newer social reporting tools.

Member Spotlight: Dave Ryan of CiviCore

Tech Soup Blog

Beautiful Denver, Colorado, USA. I work for CiviCore , but I am an active board member on several Denver-area nonprofits, including Urban Peak , the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center , the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship , and the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. Dave Ryan has long been a lurker in the TechSoup forums and we thought it was high time we pulled him out and let you all know a little more about him and his nonprofit work! Name, title, and TechSoup username.

Collaboration in the Aging Community

VisionLink

Last week VisionLink had the pleasure of attending the N4A “Answers on Aging” Annual Conference & Tradeshow in our neighboring city of Denver. While we went in expecting to learn about current themes, best practices, and challenges in the world of elderly care, we left with a strong inspiring sense of the collaboration taking place in this small yet passionate community. One such collaboration discussed was a housing initiative in San Francisco known as the Services Connection Program.

Colorado Flooding - How to Help

VisionLink

Impact areas include in the foothills and plains around Boulder, parts of Denver, Longmont, Greeley, Lyons, Estes Park, Colorado Springs, and many other communities. Today the status of "disaster area" came home. Boulder and surrounding counties are federally declared disaster areas, impacted by days of heavy rain turned into flood waters.

Forum One Wins 7 WebAwards

Forum One

Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the Foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

Meet the Community’s New Lead Organizers

NTEN

Please join NTEN in welcoming our new Lead Organizers, Dave Tinker (Pittsburgh, PA) and James Porter (Denver, CO) for Tech Clubs and Dar Veverka (Baltimore, MD), and Jonea Agwa (Burlington, Ontario, Canada) for online groups.

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United Way Community Leaders Conference

VisionLink

This year is also the 125th anniversary of United Way , which began in Denver, Colorado, in 1887, right in our back yard. The UW Community Leaders Conference is under way right now in Nashville, TN. Participants include leaders from the private sector, elected officials, other non-profit organizations, and of course local United Ways across America. The focus? On how organizations can work together to make change happen in communities through strengthening education, income and health.

Content Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

VisionLink

Tech4Good Denver hosted an excellent and extremely informative group panel who shared true and tested content strategies when designing or managing your nonprofit’s website. Is your nonprofit looking for ways to improve your website and increase traffic? Here are the key takeaways from the session: 1. Leverage that expertise…in ways they understand. Be sure to convey your passion & expertise in a language your audience will understand. Don’t get too technical.

Guest Post: How to Build Capacity with Roles that Volunteers Enjoy: a process in 4 easy steps

Twenty Hats

She lives in Denver, CO and is originally from Louisville, KY. When the pandemic hit, this volunteer manager created volunteer roles that were a win-win for staff and volunteers. When the calendar turned to 2021, we all knew COVID-19 was not going to disappear.

Forum One Wins 10 Vega Awards

Forum One

Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

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Forum One Wins 12 Communicator Awards

Forum One

Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the Foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

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It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Club Organizers

NTEN

They also provided presentations to get us going." - Dale Thompson, Austin 501 Tech Club "Although technology has become more and more accessible across all sectors, I perceived a gap in educational opportunities in Denver. The Denver/Boulder area also abounds in tech start ups so it almost seemed mandatory that there be a nonprofit tech group here as well." - Amy Quinn, Tech4Good Denver What advice would you give to a new Tech Club leader? "I

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The Road to Accessibility without Borders: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Success is when the person in Panama has access to 10,000, 20,000, 30,000 titles; success is when the blind person in Durban has access to all the books that the blind person in Denver has access to […] The miracle comes when I know that the 300 million people around the world with significant visual impairments are getting more access to books.