NextGen Philanthropy

Are you an emerging philanthropist seeking to create meaningful impact in Northern Colorado? Consider NoCo Changemakers, a NextGen Philanthropy Program designed to empower the next generation of changemakers.

What You’ll Gain

  • Comprehensive knowledge of philanthropy and strategic giving.
  • A powerful network of like-minded peers for meaningful collaboration.
  • An ignited passion for community engagement and leaving a lasting legacy.
  • Opportunities for intergenerational investment and collaborative grantmaking.

The Journey

Join a cohort of approximately 20 participants, ages 30 to 50, on an eight-session odyssey, spanning October 2024 to June 2025. Through interactive half-day sessions, you’ll dive deep into the world of philanthropy, exploring:

  • The philanthropic landscape and local nonprofit ecosystem.
  • Grantmaking strategies, proposal evaluation, and industry trends.
  • Nonprofit operations, governance, and sustainability.
  • Advocacy, policy influence, and driving systemic change.
  • Innovative philanthropic tools like DAFs, foundations, and impact investing.
  • Insights from renowned local and national grantmakers.
  • Collaborative grantmaking and collective decision-making.
  • Development of your personal philanthropic legacy.

About the Program

The Investment:

Program Fee: $1,000 including a tax-deductible $750 donation to fund collective grantmaking.

Key Dates:

  • Application Deadline: August 15, 2024
  • Admission Decision: Mid-September
  • Class Begins: October 9, 2024

Class Schedule:

From 9 a.m. to noon, second Wednesday of every month beginning October 9, 2024.

Apply Today

Fill out the application here: NoCo Changemakers Application

Begin your transformative journey today. Create lasting positive change in Northern Colorado and beyond. Contact us to secure your spot in our NextGen Philanthropy Program at

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