Studies and Reports

The following reports and studies have been sponsored by Rose Community Foundation or are projects in which we've participated.

They are categorized by program area. However, some may cross into other areas of interest. We encourage you to browse the entire list.

General

Rose Community Foundation Publications

Amendment 66

  • Rose Community Foundation's Support of Amendment 66 - summary (PDF)
  • Rose Community Foundation's History of Ballot Support - summary (PDF)

BOOST

  • BOOST 2003-2010 (assessment of two phases of a Foudnation initiative designed to strengthen Rose Community Foundation grantees)  - full report (PDF)
  • BOOST 2003-2006 (assessment of phase 1 of a Foundation initiative designed to strengthen Rose Community Foundation grantees) - summary (PDF)
  • BOOST 2003-2006 (assessment of phase 1 of a Foundation initiative designed to strengthen Rose Community Foundation grantees) - full report (PDF)

Denver/Boulder Nonprofit Facilities Needs Study

Reflection, Action & Expansion: Analysis of the Challenges and Opportunities for Development of the Emerging Latino Community in Boulder County, Colorado - November 2003 (PDF)
This report was released by Hispanics in Philanthropy, which Rose Community Foundation has supported.

Learning Session: Alzheimer's and Down Syndrome - presentation (PDF)

Aging

Advancing the Palliative and End-of-Life Care Movement in Colorado: Planning Committee Recommendations - February 2004 (PDF)

BenefitsCheckUp® of Colorado: Lessons Learned

Boomers Leading Change Community Assessment

  • Boomers Leading Change Community Assessment - June 2007 - full report (4MB file) (PDF)
  • Boomers Leading Change Community Assessment - June 2007 - executive summary (PDF)
  • Boomers Leading Change Community Assessment - June 2007 - highlights brochure (PDF)

Boomers Leading Change in Health - Project Brief (PDF)

For more information on how to bring Boomers Leading Change to your community, visit: ceplearning.org

Colorado Governor's White House Conference on Aging - Report to Colorado Citizens - October 2005 (PDF)

Community Assessment of Latino Older Adults in Metro Denver

  • Community Assessment of Latino Older Adults in Metro Denver - 2012 - full report (PDF)
  • Community Assessment of Latino Older Adults in Metro Denver - 2012 - key findings (PDF)

Community Assessment for Older Adults (TM), Denver Regional Council of Governments - 2010 (PDF)

The Elder Economic Security Index for Colorado - 2011 (PDF)

Elders Living on the Edge - 2011 (PDF)

End-of-Life and Palliative Care Center Feasibility Study - March 2003 (PDF)

Gaining Momentum: A Frameworks Communications Toolkit - April 2017

Getting There: Analysis of Colorado's Human Service and Public Transportation Networks

Senior Law Handbook (PDF)
This resource is available online through the Colorado Bar Association (CBA). Clicking on the link above will take you to CBA's website where the handbook is posted.

Strengths and Needs Assessment of Older Adults in the State of Colorado - October 2004 - Colorado Department of Human Services - full state
For a copy of this report, call Therese Ellery at 303.398.7413.

Strengths and Needs Assessment of Older Adults in the State of Colorado - October 2004 - Denver Regional Council of Governments - Denver region (PDF)

Child and Family Development

Birth to Eight Roadmap - October 2016 (PDF)

Colorado Early Childhood Needs Assessment - November 2011 (PDF)

Colorado's Forgotten Middle-Skill Jobs - October 2011 (PDF)

Early Childhood Education in Denver 2006 - The Piton Foundation (5MB file) (PDF)

Early Childhood Communications Efforts in Colorado - September 2016 (PDF)

Early Childhood Leadership Commission 2011 Annual Report (PDF)

Early Childhood Mental Health in Colorado

Opportunity Lost: When Hard Work Isn't Enough for Colorado's Families - April 2004 (PDF)

Opportunity Youth in Denver Environmental Scan - March 2014 executive summary and full report (PDF)

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Colorado 2011 (PDF)

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Colorado 2015 (PDF)

Then and Now: How Engaged Philanthropy Helped Revitalize an Advocacy Organization for Children - September 2004 (PDF)

Education

Buechner Institute for Governance - Educator Effectiveness Project Evaluation Phase One: Changing the Colorado Department of Education - February 2013 (PDF)

Catalyst for Change: Pay for Performance in Denver Final Report (PDF)
This report was released by Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC). Clicking on the link above will take you to CTAC's website where the report and an Executive Summary are posted.

Expanded Learning Opportunities in Colorado: Concepts, Case Studies, and Implications - October 2014 - full report (PDF)

Jefferson County Public Schools Expanded Learning Opportunities - February 2014 - full report (PDF)

Leveraging Time for School Equity: Indicators to Measure More and Better Learning Time - August 2015 (PDF)

Opportunity Youth in Denver Environmental Scan - March 2014 executive summary and full report (PDF)

Health

The Foundation Review - Tackling Big Issues Together: The Story of One Funders Network Promoting the Mental Health of Young Children (PDF)

Early Childhood Mental Health in Colorado

Employer Buy-In Feasibility Study (Child Health Plan Plus) - December 2001 (PDF)

Establishing a Colorado Health Policy Information Center: Lessons from Other States - Meeting Summary - November 2001 (PDF)

Health Care and Business: The Bottom Line - May 2008 (PDF)

Health Disparities Forum - Proceedings - April 2001 (PDF)

Health Insurance Subsidy Concept Paper - December 2007 (PDF)

Kids' Health Care Access: Diagnosis and Prescription for Improvement

  • Kids' Health Care Access: Diagnosis and Prescription for Improvement - February 2007 - full report (PDF)
  • Kids' Health Care Access: Diagnosis and Prescription for Improvement - February 2007 - executive summary (PDF)

Reaching Uninsured Children - Understanding Unenrolled CHP+ Eligible Families - September 2003 (PDF)

The Role of Local Philanthropy in Eliminating Health Disparities - April 2001 (PDF)

Jewish Life

2007 Metro Denver/Boulder Jewish Community Study

  • 2007 Metro Denver/Boulder Jewish Community Study - revised March 2008 - summary report (PDF)
  • 2007 Metro Denver/Boulder Jewish Community Study - January 2008 - summary slide show (PDF)

Beyond Seed Funding: What Does Sustainability Really Mean? Presentation to the 2011 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America - November 2011 (PDF)

Celebrating The Endowment Challenge (PDF)

Colorado Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative Progress Report

  • Colorado Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative Progress Report 2008-2012 - brochure (PDF)
  • Colorado Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative Progress Report 2008-2012 - executive summary (PDF)
  • Colorado Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative Progress Report 2008-2012 - full report (PDF)

Connected to Give: Jewish Legacies - October 2013 (Link opens the Connected to Give Reports page.)

Current Trends in Jewish Teen Participation with Out-of-School Activities - February 2010 (PDF)

Jewish Early Childhood Education in Denver and Boulder

  • Jewish Early Childhood Education in Denver and Boulder - September 2006 - brochure (PDF)
  • Jewish Early Childhood Education in Denver and Boulder - September 2006 - executive summary (PDF)
  • Jewish Early Childhood Education in Denver and Boulder - September 2006 - full report (PDF)

Jewish Teen Programs Catalog - May 2010 (PDF)

Legwork, Framework, Artwork: Engaging the Next Generation of Jews - June 2008 (PDF)

MazelTot Pilot Phase Evaluation Report

  • MazelTot Pilot Phase Evaluation Report - November 2011 - executive summary (PDF)
  • MazelTot Pilot Phase Evaluation Report - November 2011 - full report (PDF)

Report to the Community: Originality in the Denver/Boulder Jewish Community (PDF)

Rose Youth Foundation - Ten Years of Impact

  • Rose Youth Foundation - Ten Years of Impact - November 2011 - full report (PDF)
  • Rose Youth Foundation - Ten Years of Impact - November 2011 - key findings (PDF)

Rose Youth Foundation Reports to the Community (link to Rose Youth Foundation's page)

Seeds of Opportunity: A National Study of Immersive Jewish Outdoor, Food, and Environmental Education (JOFEE) (link to Hazon's JOFEE page)

Shaping Our Jewish Future - Roots & Branches Foundation's Reports to the Community (link to Roots & Branches Foundation's page)

Welcoming the Stranger: Rose Community Foundation Supports Jewish Outreach (PDF)