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Community Leadership, Donors & Giving, Initiatives & Special Programs

Empowering Futures: Insights on Workforce Development Programs

Workforce development plays a pivotal role in fostering economic growth and development in our community and equipping people with the necessary skills to contribute to a resilient and competitive workforce. Rose Community Foundation recently held a learning session to explore the opportunities and challenges within workforce development in the Greater Denver region and how individual

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Community Leadership

Generation Now Circle: Giving together in support of community

Rose Community Foundation’s 2024 cohort of Generation Now Circle launched last week with a welcome social hour and their first official meeting of the year. Generation Now Circle brings together young adults aged 25-40 from across the Greater Denver region who want to make a positive difference in the community and are interested in learning

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Community Leadership

Yoli Casas & Marielena Suarez Named 2024 Recipients of Sheila Bugdanowitz Leadership Development Award

Rose Community Foundation is excited to announce ViVe Wellness Founder and Executive Director Yoli Casas and Organización Papagayo CEO Marielena Suarez as the 2024 co-recipients of the Sheila Bugdanowitz Leadership Development Award. The award is named in memory of Sheila Bugdanowitz, who led Rose Community Foundation for 18 years before her passing in 2016.  Seeded by

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Community Leadership, Nonprofits & Grants

Investing in Social Change Through Arts and Culture

Through artistic expression, individuals from diverse backgrounds have a platform to share their stories, experiences and unique identities. Exposure to various forms of art can also help dismantle stereotypes, reduce prejudices and cultivate a sense of unity within communities. In 2023, Rose Community Foundation awarded $382,000 to 29 organizations promoting social change and justice through

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Community Leadership, Nonprofits & Grants

Empowering civic engagement in our communities

In 2023, Rose Community Foundation awarded $555,000 to 26 organizations to support strong and inclusive civic engagement in the Greater Denver region. Grants were made to nonprofits and programs that focused on elevating the voices and priorities of those furthest from opportunity through voter participation and engagement, community organizing and leadership development.  Communities with powerful civic engagement

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