Nonprofits

YMCA of the Rockies taps new CEO

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Working her way up from summer staff to the organization’s top spot more than 30 years later, Julie Watkins is set to take over the CEO position at the outdoor-focused YMCA of the Rockies and its 6,000 acres next month.

After 37 years, nonprofit CEO to retire

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The president and CEO of a Denver nonprofit, who leaned on the organization herself as an immigrant in the 1970s, is stepping down from her post in 2017 after nearly 40 years with the group.

Health nonprofit consolidates on Colfax

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Spread between Jefferson Park and Cap Hill, a nonprofit that provides health and social services to people with HIV is moving into a 24,000-square-foot space on East Colfax.

Nonprofit planting $6M project in Montbello

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After years of squeezing kids into its founders’ Monbello home, a longtime nonprofit is building a new facility and creating its own park to introduce local students to the outdoors.

Nonprofit school to begin new chapter in Aurora

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With hundreds of families hoping for a spot in a nonprofit school system for children with disabilities, the organization is starting a $3 million project to add a new location in Aurora.

Museum piecing together stories of homelessness

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About a year after one of its curators began collecting signs from the homeless in Denver, a local museum has launched an exhibit exploring the history of homelessness from the Gold Rush to today.

Construction at Aurora project takes an artsy turn

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As construction crews continue work on Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace development, a local nonprofit is building its own project on the site — a 26-foot art installation that mirrors its incomplete surroundings.