Tag Archives: Extreme Community Makeover

Vote for your favorite blogger in JVA’s Guest Blogger Contest!

Welcome to JVA Consulting’s 2011 Guest Blogger Contest! We created this to contest to engage inspiring, educating and motivating voices in the nonprofit sector. Read our guest blog entries and vote for your favorite, and the blogger who receives the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Contest Entry: From an idea…..to a program…..to a non-profit organization.

by Angela Bomgaars, Extreme Community Makeover From an idea…..to a program…..to a non-profit organization.  How does that happen?  How did I ever get connected with this idea that has impacted the direction of my life immensely? Have you ever really … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2009 and the year ahead

As 2009 started, Charles Dickens’ words echoed: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I had started what became JVA Consulting in 1987 when my oldest daughter had been born, and in 2009 my youngest … Continue reading

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Looking back at CCI Year 2: Impacting Communities

As JVA prepares for Year 3 of the Colorado Compassion Initiative (CCI), it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the experiences of Year 2 grantees. Funded by the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF), CCI is a capacity building … Continue reading

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Build community based on assets, not needs

Guest blog by: Angela Bomgaars, Extreme Community Makeover Director What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “community development”?  Through the social work classes I took in college and through other organizations and experiences I have been connected with … Continue reading

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