Edgewater Collective Receives Daniels Fund Grant for Jefferson Success Pathway

On September 19, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

  Today we learned that we have received a $50,000 grant from the Daniels Fund to support our work with the Jefferson Success Pathway. This is the third year that we have received a grant from Daniels for this important cradle to career pathway. The Jefferson Success Pathway is focused…

Support Edgewater Collective on Colorado Gives Day

On November 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

  Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event is coming up on Tuesday, December 6! This year there is a $1 Million Incentive Fund thanks to Community First Foundation and First Bank. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the Incentive Fund, which increases the value…

Edgewater Collective Receives Grant from the Daniels Fund

On June 1, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Edgewater Collective Receives Grant from the Daniels Fund

We are excited to announce that we have received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support our work as the backbone organization supporting the Jefferson Success Pathway. The Jefferson Success Pathway is a collective impact project focused on helping all kids in the 80214 zip code succeed from cradle to career. Over 30…

Board Member Spotlight: Joan Seivert

On March 3, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Board Member Spotlight: Joan Seivert

  What drew you to become involved with Edgewater Collective? It was time for me to get involved in my neighborhood. I am retiring from my career this year and ready to give back to a community that has been home to my family for almost 30 years. What excites…

Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

On January 7, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

We are excited to announce a partnership with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels to provide bikes for a Lumberg Bike Club this spring. On January 19, Kaiser Permanente physicians and employees will volunteer their time to assemble 30 bikes donated by Wish for Wheels, a nonprofit devoted to providing…

Jefferson Area Community Meetings

On December 15, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Jefferson Area Community Meetings

Last week Jeffco Schools announced plans to reorganize some of our focus schools in an effort to raise student achievement. They are calling this the “Jefferson Plan” and efforts to receive parent, teacher and community input continue this week. As we have communicated, it is important to confront the brutal…

Jefferson Success Pathway Unveiled

On December 4, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Jefferson Success Pathway Unveiled

  This morning we unveiled the Jefferson Success Pathway and the plan to help all kids in the Jefferson High Area succeed from cradle to career. We believe that by aligning all community stakeholders around a common vision and keeping them accountable to goals and indicators, all children can succeed from cradle to career. Three…

What is Edgewater Collective?

On September 15, 2014, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on What is Edgewater Collective?

When I meet someone, they usually ask what I do for a living. “I lead a nonprofit called Edgewater Collective…,” I answer. Depending on who I am talking to, describing our work can be complicated and since November it has been developing as we find our niche in the crowded…

Measuring Success

On September 2, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Measuring Success

How do we measure success in education? Opinions around testing and Common Core abound, but one thing we can agree on is that we need to find a way to measure success in education. Without measures of success, we can’t keep each other accountable and ultimately this won’t help children progress…

Collective Impact for Cradle to College and Career

What if we could create a continuum of support and empowerment for children from birth to college and career? What if business leaders, community members, local governments and nonprofits worked together to see an impact that couldn’t be achieved alone? By the time children start kindergarten in Edgewater, they don’t…