The Denver Foundation Nonprofit Internship Program

In the summer of 2017, The Denver Foundation will place at least 14 well-qualified students into paid internship opportunities with partnering nonprofit community organizations. Selected students will: Receive $12 per hour for an average of 30-35 hours per week for 10 weeks Enhance community leadership skills Gain real-world work experience Broaden their understanding of the […]

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Crossroads Church Continues to Invest in Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes…

Crossroads Church continues to invest in improving educational outcomes for local students, most recently to support an effort to increase attendance and ultimately graduation rates at Thornton High School. Crossroads Church provided $500 through the Adams County Youth Initiative’s (ACYI) LIFT (Local Impact Funding Technical Assistance) Fund, which provides partners with just that – a ‘lift’ […]

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Adams County Youth Initiative Chosen to Participate in a National Data Analytics Fellowship

17 COMMUNITIES FROM ACROSS THE NATION CHOSEN FOR DATA ANALYTICS FELLOWSHIP StriveTogether, Tableau Foundation Team Up Again to Help Partnerships Close Achievement Gaps CINCINNATI, OHIO — StriveTogether has selected 17 communities from its Cradle to Career Network for the second year of its data analytics fellowship program with Tableau Foundation. The fellowship will help these […]

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ACYI Names Crossroads Church 2016 Champion

We were honored to present Crossroads Church with the 2016 ACYI Champion Award at our recent Catalyst for Change Breakfast. The purpose of the ACYI Champion Award is to recognize leaders, partners, and organizations who: Demonstrate a strong vision and driving passion around results for kids. Inspire others to work together and set aside individual […]

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Congratulations to our 2016 LIFT Fund Awardees

The ACYI LIFT Fund (Local Impact Funding Technical Assistance) provides partners with just that – a lift to help build their capacity to implement or enhance strategy or practice to support cradle to career student success. Through the Lift Fund, we are particularly interested in supporting and scaling efforts that: 1. Engage students, parents, and families toward […]

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Catalyst for Change – A Huge Success!

Thank You for Helping Us Exceed Our Goal… $28,000 Raised for the 2017 ACYI LIFT Fund: Thank you to all of our guests, volunteers, and sponsors for helping to make our Inaugural Catalyst for Change breakfast a success.  The event, held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Ciancio’s Restaurant in Westminster, welcomed over 250 attendees who […]

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ACYI Awarded the El Pomar Award for Excellence

The Adams County Youth Initiative partnership has been selected as a 2016 Awards for Excellence winner for Metro Denver by the El Pomar Foundation! More About the Award: The Awards for Excellence program recognizes outstanding Colorado nonprofit organizations by presenting them with cash awards for their impressive work to support the people of Colorado. Since […]

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Announcing ACYI’s NEW Partnership Director

We are proud to announce Lisandra Gonzales as ACYI’s new Partnership  Director. Through her role, she is responsible for building relationships and engaging partners that support cradle to career outcomes through the facilitation of the continuous improvement process. Her work will be geared towards supporting our network of partners in the implementation of action plans […]

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Apply for ACYI’s LIFT Fund

ACYI is excited to announce that we are seeking requests for the Cradle to Career LIFT Fund (Local Impact Fund & Technical Assistance), which provides partners just that – a lift to help build partner capacity to implement or enhance a strategy or practice to support student success. ACYI is particularly interested in supporting and […]

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