36 results for tag: Philanthropy




2011: The Year in Review

Thanks to Citizens Project's inspired leadership, our volunteers, interns, collaborators, supporters and activists, 2011 was an incredible year! Below are just a few of the things we were able to accomplish with your help: Awards Citizens Project received several honors over the last year including: the Gay & Lesbian Fund Advancing Equality Award, "Ally of the Year" from the Colorado Springs Pride Center, and the "Steady and Strong for Diversity and Inclusion" award from the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum. Events Citizens Project events are more than fundraisers or friend-raisers; they're community in action, bringing together people from ...

Citizens Project thanks outgoing leaders, welcomes new

Citizens Project is proud to announce six new members for its board of directors in 2012: William Brown, Frances Gomeztagle, Pete Lee, Barbara Reichert, Brinah Vincent, and Heather Zambrano. The 2012 Citizens Project officers will be: Erin Hannan, Board Chair; Steve Mack, Treasurer; and Kelley Parker, Secretary. Citizens Project also thanks our 2011 officers: Lynn Young, Board Chair; Karole Campbell, Treasurer, and Kelley Parker, Secretary. The organization thanks its departing members for their tremendous service to the organization: Sharon Berthrong, J.J. Courtright, Una Ng-Brasch, and Ron Walden.


Colorado Gives Day a Success!

Citizens Project was a proud participant in Colorado Gives Day on December 6, 2011 - a one-day philanthropic effort designed to help Coloradans give where they live. Thanks to you, our supporters and advocates, we raised over $1,700 through this special opportunity, and $12 million was raised statewide for worthy Colorado nonprofits.  THANK YOU!



Citizens Project a proud participant in Colorado Gives Day

We are busy getting ready for the 2nd Annual Colorado Gives Day - December 6, 2011! Our kickoff this week was an amazing success, thanks to the great agencies participating (and thanks to Glenn for photos)! Coloradans made history last year by donating a stunning $8.4 million online for local charities - all in a 24 hour period. We are thrilled to be able to participate this year in making philanthropic history! Save the date and plan to join this statewide effort to raise awareness and resources for your favorite charities. For more information about Colorado Gives Day, please visit www.givingfirst.org, or check out the flyer!

Longtime anonymous donor creates legacy through bequest of $21,000 to Citizens Project

Citizens Project was fortunate enough to receive an unexpected year-end legacy gift, and announced today a $21,000 contribution from an anonymous donor who supported the organization for nearly 15 years before passing away this year. In an economic climate where many nonprofits are seeing decreases in community support, planned gifts can make a significant impact on an organization’s ability to achieve its mission. “This generous planned gift is an inspiration and testament to the importance of separation of church and state, diversity, equality and civic engagement in the Pikes Peak region,” said Kristy Milligan, Executive Director. “We are ...