In 2012, the Intermountain West Funder Network (IMWFN) initiated a small grants program with the investments and support of its members: the L.P. Brown Foundation, the LOR Foundation, the Lund Foundation, the George B. Storer Foundation, and the Funders' Network. The primary purpose of the program was to support organizations engaged in creative problem solving projects in their communities and share useful lessons learned. The IMWFN awarded seven grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the ...
Everyone's got a story to tell. Floodlight makes yours shine.
Floodlight is an easy tool to create, post and share stories about community issues to inspire people to act.
Explore what others are posting on Floodlight:
Inspired by this video by Ivan Cash, The Floodlight Project is asking Coloradans:
What's the last photo on your cell phone camera roll and what's the story behind it?
One Denver Foundation Intern's experience working with a non-profit called Environmental Learning for Kids. Short and summarized, but full of archery, jumping from 30 feet in the air and skins/skulls.
Dear Floodlight Storytellers-
Can you provide some input?
Thank you so much for using our digital storytelling platform to tell stories about your community impact and the difference you and your organization are making. We hope that you find the current version of Floodlight useful. Meanwhile, we're constantly making updates and new additions to the site, and we're also working on a major initiative right now to refine who the audience for Floodlight and your stories is and could be.
Image by Michael Thompson from the Noun Project
ProjectThis project collects stories about people who are "not exactly" what society might assume -- with lives and stories that go far beyond labels like "homeless." The project is inspired by the exhibit at RedLine Gallery in Denver titled "Not Exactly: Between Home and Where I Find Myself."
ProjectFocusing on student retention and drop out prevention, utilizing daily check ins with identified students who need support with attendance, creating service projects that benefit the students, families, school, and communities we serve, as well as working to bridge parent and student engagement within the schools and communities.
The Piton Foundation is a private, operating foundation established in 1976 by Denver oil man Sam Gary. The foundation provides opportunities for families and children in Denver to move from poverty and dependence to self-reliance. For more, visit Piton.org.
Founded in 1925, The Denver Foundation is a community foundation serving Metro Denver, with the mission of inspiring people and mobilizing resources to strengthen the community. The Denver Foundation three primary functions: stewarding an endowment to invest in meeting current and future needs for the community; managing more than 900 charitable funds for individuals, families and businesses; and working with the community and philanthropic leaders to address the core challenges that face Metro Denver. For more, visit DenverFoundation.org.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit KnightFoundation.org.