Community Resilience Grants

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Foothills United Way is proud to announce its first ever Community Resilience Grants for Boulder and Broomfield counties. The concept of the grants is the first of its kind in the counties. These grants support the development of projects that build the resources and relationships necessary to address the needs of residents who are impacted by family emergencies or community-wide disasters.

The Community Resilience Initiatives funded through Foothills United Way will do the following in our community:

Increase community access to drop-in childcare for families experiencing crisis and during times of disaster.
Children's Alley Expanded Database - YWCA of Boulder County
 

Strengthen and enhance the essential ham radio communication network for mountain communities, ensuring that vulnerable residents remain connected and get the assistance they need during times of crisis and disaster.
Connecting by Communicating - AirLink Amateur Radio Group/Jamestown BoCo Strong Resiliency Group
 

Empower immigrants and monolingual Spanish-speaking residents in mobile home parks to be better engaged in their communities through an educational resource, called a fotonovela. Provides practical knowledge to exercise the rights and responsibilities of a home owner association, neighborhood, and community member.
Fotonovela for Mobile Home Parks Residents - Latino Task Force of Boulder County
 

Provide leadership skills training in vulnerable communities to empower individuals and families to drive positive change while serving in meaningful leadership roles.
Family Leadership Training Institute at OUR Center - Outreach United Resource Cener, Inc. (OUR Center)
 

Connect vulnerable residents of Boulder County mountain communities with services supporting basic needs. Building strong connections between vulnerable residents and agencies serving the community is a critical component in building lasting resilience in these communities.
Mountain Resource Liaison Outreach to Vulnerable Populations - Emergency Family Assistance Association/Mountain Human Services Collaborative
 

Equip teachers, students and their families with the skills and strategies to help them respond to emotional challenges both at school and at home.
Building Social and Emotional Resilience Through Conscious Discipline - Escuela Bilingue Pioneer Elementary School
 

Develop training materials for a job-readiness program which will transition formerly homeless individuals into the workforce and on to sustainable career paths.
CTK Job-Readiness Training Materials - Bridge House