Our Sponsors

Colorado Children’s Campaign

MISSION: The Colorado Children’s Campaign works to create hope and opportunity in Colorado, more than one million kids at a time. The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed for over 25 years to creating hope and opportunity for all of Colorado’s more than 1.2 million kids. Using the most accurate, compelling data and research on child well-being and backed by an extensive, statewide network of dedicated child advocates, the Children’s Campaign champions policies and programs that improve child health, early childhood experiences, and K-12 education, help lift children out of poverty and provide all of Colorado’s children the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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Colorado Department of Education

As a dynamic service agency, the Colorado Department of Education provides leadership, resources, support, and accountability to the state’s 178 school districts, 1,780 schools, and over 130,000 educators to help them build capacity to meet the needs of the state’s over 840,000 public school students. CDE also provides services and support to boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES), early learning centers, state correctional schools, facility schools, the state’s libraries, adult/family literacy centers, Colorado Talking Book Library, and General Education Development (GED) testing centers reaching learners of all ages. In addition, CDE provides structural and administrative support to the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind and the Charter School Institute.
Website Links – CDE Main Website » : Early Childhood Councils » : Colorado Preschool Program »

Colorado Department of Human Services

MISSION: We improve people’s lives by supporting quality child care.
VISION: We meet the need for quality child care by partnering with families, providers, and local communities.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care, is the State’s lead agency in planning and implementing public child care policy. The Division of Child Care is responsible for the licensing and monitoring of child care facilities; managing the child care assistance program (CCCAP) for eligible families; administering child care grants and quality initiatives, and serving as the lead in implementing federal child care programs. The overall goal of the Division of Child Care is to promote quality, accessible and affordable child care services for Colorado families.
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Buell Foundation

The Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation is a professional philanthropic organization supporting the positive development of children through grants and partnerships with other sectors of our community. The Foundation will focus primarily on the state of Colorado and concentrate its grantmaking on programs that benefit children.
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Early Learning Ventures

Early Learning Ventures (ELV) is an innovative approach engaging the public, private, and philanthropic sectors to address the operational challenges facing early care and education (ECE) in Colorado. With extensive experience in capital finance, business development, and early childhood education we are uniquely poised to launch this initiative, together with our founders, the David and Laura Merage Foundation.
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United Way

United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
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Colorado Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation is a non-profit organization that engages through grantmaking, public policy, investing in evaluation, private sector engagement and communications outreach. Our partners include nonprofits, health care leaders, policy makers, educators and the private sector.

Making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation is our vision — one that requires dedication and hard with partners across Colorado.
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