Colorado Gives Day Results
Community First Foundation distributed $20.9 million to 1,442 Colorado nonprofits front generous donors and sponsors. A record 88,571 donations were made online at ColoradoGives.org, surpassing last year’s total of 69,127, according to a press release. Since its start in 2007, more than $79 million has been raised through ColoradoGives.org for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits with the highest donation amounts include: Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home, $446,822.76; Denver Rescue Mission, $399,156.60; and FRIENDS of Broomfield, $308,025.00. Jefferson County raised $2,121,318.18 million to 147 participating organizations.
Jeffco Innovators’ Workshop
“Finding Those Elusive First Customers” will be the topic for this month’s public meeting of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The event will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the American Mountaineering Center at 710 10th St. in Golden. Admission is free, and interested parties are encouraged to RSVP by noon on Jan. 15 at www.JeffCoInnovators.com. The JeffCo Innovators Workshop is hosted by the City of Golden with support from the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation. The workshop offers advice and support to new business owners and entrepreneurs and can assist companies that would like to bring a new product to the market.