2019 SITE VISITS

The third day of the Seed Gathering, October 24th, is designed to allow practical application to the learning that takes place on the two previous days. Site visits provide an opportunity to showcase some of Denver’s most innovative nonprofits or higher education institutions and their leaders. They also allow you to hone in on an issue of importance and have time to receive guidance on a problem you are seeking to solve. Seed will position coaches at each of the site visits to facilitate small group work.

 

Each site visit will focus on a particular theme and core question. You will be assigned to one of the following sites based on our understanding of your needs and interests. We will ask you ahead of time for the challenge you are facing and provide this information to your site visit coach.

Prodigy Coffeehouse is a high-standards social enterprise offering year-long apprenticeships to low-income & disconnected young adults from Northeast Denver. Through craftsmanship apprentices develop mindsets and skills for sustainable careers, social mobility, and most importantly, to go forth and enrich their city.

Prodigy Ventures

PROGRAM DESIGN

 Core Question: How do you leverage your program design to earn the support of investors?

The GrowHaus is a nonprofit indoor farm, marketplace and educational center in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood.  Their mission is to create a community-driven, neighborhood-based food system by serving as a hub for food distribution, production, education, and economic opportunity.

The GrowHaus

STORYTELLING FOR IMPACT

 Core Question: How do I tell stories of impact that highlight community successes and avoid exploitation?

PROGRAM DESIGN

EVENTS

EVENTS

 Core Question: How do I create events that are transformational rather than transactional?

The University of Denver

As a private university located near the Rocky Mountains, The University of Denver empowers students who want to make a difference. Based in south Denver and with over 300 academic programs, they serve about 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Their classroom academics, hands-on educational experiences and global learning adventures put students on the path toward lives and careers that will shape the world.

Denver Rescue Mission has been serving the most vulnerable in our community for more than 125 years.

At multiple locations throughout our community, they help restore the lives of people experiencing homelessness and addiction through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs, and community outreach.

Denver Rescue Mission

 Core Question: How I get to 65,000 donors?

ANNUAL GIVING

Tennyson Center for Children is dedicated to bringing hope to children who have experienced severe abuse, neglect, and/or trauma so they can bravely, and safely, change their life story.

 

For the past 115 years, Tennyson trained professionals have empowered generations of children and families by providing a child-centered, customized approach to healing through our community-based, school, and residential programs.

Tennyson Center for Children

 Core Question: What are the consequences of not forming creative collaborations around fundraising?

STRATEGIC

PARTNERSHIPS

The mission of CrossPurpose is to abolish social, economic, and spiritual poverty through career and community development. CrossPurpose seeks to walk men, women, and their children out of poverty through preparing unemployed and underemployed individuals for meaningful careers with a sustainable living wage, address and overcome barriers to gaining self-sufficiency, and build community by reweaving the fabric of a frayed society. 

CrossPurpose

 Core Question: How do I establish a first time major gift operation in a small shop?

MAJOR GIFTS

The Sacred Grace is family of parish churches in Denver, Colorado. As the population of Denver continues to swell, transportation is a constant concern, and housing is limited, The Sacred Grace believes the parish model is a valuable and viable model for our city. As a parish church they are committed to decreasing suffering and increasing joy in the neighborhoods where they live, work, learn, and play. 

The Sacred Grace

FUNDRAISING IN THE CHURCH

 Core Question: How do I apply relationally focused fundraising strategies to my church?

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