Monthly Archives: July 2010

Last days for Escuela Tlatelolco to meet a $40,000 challenge grant

by Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Escuela Tlatelolco is a true pillar of the community and is celebrating its 40th anniversary when the new school year starts next month. JVA is a long time friend and supporter of Escuela, and for … Continue reading

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Donate to a Boulder-based charity by sending your junk (emails that is) to Chipotle

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In what may be the easiest way to donate money ever (especially considering that it doesn’t require donating any actual money), Denver-based Chipotle has announced that it will donate $10,000 dollars for every 100,000 junk … Continue reading

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Colorado Gives Day

JVA Consulting is proud to endorse Colorado Gives Day, a new initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day will take place during a 24-hour period on Wednesday, December 8, … Continue reading

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Nonprofit guru offers insights on what businesses can learn from nonprofits

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently hosted a live chat with Nancy Lublin, chief executive of the nonprofit Do Something, founder of Dress for Success, (whose Colorado Springs affiliate is a JVA client) and mover and … Continue reading

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Grantwriters can learn from serving as grant reviewers

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting applications from individuals across the country to serve as grant reviewers. Awarding billions of dollars in grants each year, ACF turns to the field expertise and community knowledge of individual grant … Continue reading

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JVA’s popular nonprofit fundraising workshop begins next week

Are you not sure of your next career step? Have you been thinking of putting your skills to use in the nonprofit sector, but not sure how to do it? Maybe you’re already in the nonprofit sector and considering a … Continue reading

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Sectors intersecting for change

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting The first Biennial of the Americas is taking place in Denver the entire month of July. My colleague, Julia Alvarez, and I recently attended a session called The Americas Roundtable on Philanthropy: Private and Public … Continue reading

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Been to the Denver Zoo lately?

Have you been to the Denver Zoo in the last five years? If the answer is no, the Denver Zoo wants to hear from you. In partnership with JVA Consulting, the zoo will hold several focus groups in Denver and … Continue reading

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Las Animas Helping Hands finalist for El Pomar award

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting Las Animas Helping Hands (LAHH), a nonprofit that provides for the emergency needs of individuals and families living in Bent County, Colorado, and the surrounding area, has been selected as a finalist for El Pomar … Continue reading

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