FOUNDATION OF THE COMMUNITY 2012 ANNUAL REPORT
THOUGHTFUL PHILANTHROPY FOR LASTING IMPACT Pikes Peak Community Foundation will boldly commit to dramatically improve the quality of life in the Pikes Peak region. Through education and our actions, we will improve the understanding of, appreciation for, and the practice of philanthropy. By building our foundation in assets and capabilities, PPCF will be the focal point of public philanthropy in our community.
PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION EXISTS TO ADVANCE COMMUNITY PHILANTHROPY We accomplish this by: • Helping people achieve their charitable goals • Granting funds to help nonprofit organizations achieve their missions • Creating permanent endowment funds to benefit our community • Educating people about philanthropy and encouraging them to act on their interests by becoming philanthropists
IN 2012, THE PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION:
Processed 11,263 contributions
Invested $4.12 M in the local economy
Gave away more than 6,000 Venetucci pumpkins
Helped 134 fund advisors achieve their charitable goals
Made 831 grants, totalling $3.8 Million
Granted $83,575 to 12 local arts organizations Fiscally sponsored 162 community projects
Awarded $61,220 in scholarships to 29 local students
LETTER FROM OUR LEADERSHIP Dear Friends, As the President of the Board of Directors and Executive Director of Pikes Peak Community Foundation, our job is to envision the future we want to create in our community. But we also believe it essential to stop every so often and celebrate all we’re accomplishing right now. As we reflect on a year of unprecedented success in 2012, we feel nothing more than gratitude that our resources and community partnerships enabled us to invest almost $4 million in the Pikes Peak region this year, practicing thoughtful philanthropy for lasting impact. Our actions, and results, provide proof positive that people’s quality of life improves when they become involved with Pikes Peak Community Foundation. We consider it an honor to serve our community’s philanthropists, nonprofits, and innovators through our donor-advised funds, grant programs, and fiscal sponsor funds, to name a few. We take immense pride in the achievements of the countless people working to improve the quality of life for everyone who lives here. The work of philanthropy, and the daily effort to make people’s lives better, truly entails the journey of a thousand miles; we feel constantly thankful to travel this road in such good company. We do not quite act like a normal community foundation, largely due to our impact initiatives. Venetucci Farm provides locally-grown produce; free-range, antibiotic and hormone-free meat and eggs; and vital education connecting people of all ages with the source of their food. Aspen Valley Ranch offers arts and cultural activities, and education in sustainable living skills like cordwood building, fire mitigation, and high-altitude gardening. Other innovative projects also focus on wellness in a variety of ways, and you can read about them in these pages. One common thread runs throughout our programs and services, regardless of their varied approaches to outreach: a focus on making your life better, as a member of our community. Thank you for joining us on this journey. Here’s to a better future for all. Best regards,
Paula Pollet Michael Hannigan President of the Board Executive Director
OUR CORE VALUES
Integrity: We believe integrity is fundamental to our ability to serve our donor clients, our nonprofit clients and the community as a whole.
Collaboration: We believe collaboration is central to our existence, and we constantly strive to work cooperatively for local impact. We actively seek ways to engage with the community at large to maintain our relevance over time.
Service and Caring: We believe that service and caring are basic tenets that ensure we treat our donors, grantees, stakeholders, board members, and staff with respect and dignity. We strive to be a source of knowledge and guidance for them, and we constantly practice good stewardship in service to our clients.
Excellence: We strive to conduct our business in the best way humanly possible, and to make giving easy through excellent service. Our credo for excellence in client service includes: ethical and fiscal accountability; responsiveness to needs and opportunities; and trustworthy stewardship of the resources we are given.
Responsible philanthropic investment: We act with thoughtful intelligence in order to best serve the citizens of our community.
PHILANTHROPIC SERVICES Giving opportunities: • Donor Advised Funds • An easy, low-cost, tax-efficient way to help simplify your charitable giving. Enjoy administrative convenience, cost savings, and tax advantages by conducting your philanthropy through your fund at Pikes Peak Community Foundation. • Donor Designated Funds • Donor(s) selects a recipient organization or a specific purpose for which the fund has been created. The Fund’s income will be used to make grants to perpetually benefit one or more specific charities or organizations. • Planned and Deferred Gifts • Planned gifts enable you to integrate your estate plan with your charitable intent. These gifts provide present or future support for organizations that are important to you, while providing potential valuable tax benefits, income, and other financial returns. • Charitable Trusts and Gift Annuities • Estate and tax-planning investments that support your future charitable intent. • Fiscal Sponsored Funds • A service offered by Pikes Peak Community Foundation to provide program support and financial services for charitable community projects that have not yet sought tax-exempt charitable status from the IRS. This has proven to be a highly efficient way to make an impact without the headaches and paperwork of starting a new charitable organization.
Other opportunities: • Endowment Funds • Scholarship Funds • Memorial Funds • Field of Interest Funds
Ways we can help you: • Charitable Gift Planning • Charitable Estate Planning • Planned and Deferred Gift Consulting
COLORADO SPRINGS DIVERSITY FORUM:
Pikes Peak Community Foundation’s Fiscal Sponsorship program empowers community groups to take action and make change without the administrative burdens of running an independent 501(c)3. PPCF provides liability insurance, pays bills, administers grants, and acknowledges donor contributions, allowing our projects to focus on fulfilling their missions.
In 2012, the City of Colorado Springs selected PPCF’s Colorado Springs Diversity Forum Fund as the host of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of our Sister City relationship with Fujiyoshida, Japan. Since its creation in 2006, the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum has impacted the lives of more than 22,000 Colorado Springs residents through its cultural programs, diversity dialogues, and annual Everybody Welcome Celebration.
SK8-STRONG Fifteen-year-old, X-Games Skateboarding bronze medalist, and Colorado Springs resident Jono Schwan approached Pikes Peak Community Foundation in the spring of 2012 with one goal: to create an organization to support amateur skateboarders in Colorado Springs. Since then, the Sk8-Strong fund built Colorado’s only vert ramp in the Springs’ Memorial Park, hosted Colorado’s first World Cup Skateboarding event, and helped three local skateboarders get onto World Cup Skateboarding’s professional roster.
EL PASO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION PPCF is the steward for the El Paso County Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the El Paso County Bar Association. The Foundation serves to promote the education, knowledge and awareness of the law, improve the administration of justice and the delivery of legal services, as well as assisting in providing legal services to those who are unable to afford them, and providing scholarships and grants consistent with these purposes. In 2012, the Pikes Peak Pro-Bono Project incorporated as its own 501(c)3. PPCF loves to see its projects grow wings and take flight!
TOWN OF GREEN MOUNTAIN FALLS FIRE RECOVERY FUND When arsonists burned Green Mountain Fallsâ€™ historic town hall to the ground, the town turned to its long-time partner, Pikes Peak Community Foundation, for help. PPCF worked with the City of Colorado Springs and the Friends of Green Mountain Falls to create the Fire Recovery Fund to help the town recover and rebuild.
Being on the PPCF Grants Committee has provided me with a great opportunity to see first-hand the important work our Pikes Peak Area not-for-profit agencies are doing to make our community a better place to live. The energy, passion and enthusiasm expressed by staff and board members for their organizations' missions during our site visits inevitably results in lively discussions when it's time to try to decide how to best allocate our grant monies!
If the heart of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation is our donor services, our soul is our grant-making programs. Since the 1920s, when Pikes Peak Community Foundation was still the Colorado Springs Community Trust, the Community Grants program has been investing in projects that improve the quality of life in the Pikes Peak Region.
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Our Community Grants fund civic improvement, community development, education, the environment, health, human services, and animal welfare. In 2012, we continued the legacy of the Community Grants program and gave $188,000 in grant funds to 38 nonprofits serving El Paso and Teller counties.
FUND FOR THE ARTS:
The Fund for the Arts focuses specifically on arts and culture, which are vital to our communityâ€™s ability to thrive. In 2012, fourteen arts and culture organizations received a total of $50,000 for general operating support, artist micro-grants, gallery exhibitions, educational programs, and theater and music performances.
Our newest grants program kicked off in 2011 to support innovative and creative projects with significant potential to improve our community.
Focusing on food and community, economic strength, and arts, music, and cultural resources, Ingenuity Grants helped launch projects such as the Art on the Run, Better Block Pikes Peak, and Bending toward the Light. In 2012, six projects received Ingenuity funding, for a total of $23,250.
The Gerald Erikson Fund supports projects that positively impact Coloradoâ€™s blind and visually-impaired population. This year, the fund distributed $30,000 in grants to seven organizations that provide a range of services to blind and visually-impaired individuals.
WALDO CANYON FIREFIGHTERS FUND
Most notably in 2012, the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund (WCFF) touched many lives. Initiated the day after the fire began, the fund quickly grew as community members and businesses made donations and held impromptu fundraisers. The WCFF addressed a fund of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation immediate needs during the fire, and continues to fund intermediate and long-term fire recovery and mitigation.
To learn more about our robust grant-making programs, please visit www.ppcf.org
EDITH ELLYAS A LEGACY FOR THE ARTS Edith Ellyas lived a modest life, but left a remarkable legacy. Born in 1923, Edith escaped from Germany after her husbandâ€™s death during World War II. She fled to Poland with her infant daughter, who fell ill. Edith took her to the hospital, which burned down that night; many children died. Believing her daughter to be among the casualties, Edith left Poland for America and eventually settled in Colorado Springs. Twenty years later, she found out her daughter still lived, and had been raised by a foster family in Germany. The two were reunited. In her will, Edith left her property to Pikes Peak Community Foundation to establish a fund supporting the arts. Although she lived simply, her estate gift allowed PPCF to create the Fund for the Arts, which distributes approximately $50,000 annually to local arts organizations.
We have believed in the importance of giving back to the community of Colorado Springs for many decades, and taught our children and their children of that importance as well. It is essential to create a legacy of giving, because that allows you to ensure that the future will always continue to improve. Bob McHugh
AFFILIATE FOUNDATIONS The Pikes Peak Community Foundation also provides back-office and administrative support for the Douglas County Community Foundation and the Greater South Fork Community Foundation. PPCF’s support allows these smaller communities to reap the benefits of a community foundation without the administrative burden. This year, the Douglas County Community Foundation’s fifteen funds raised $61,164.54 to support all aspects of life in Douglas County. One such project, Leadership Douglas County, connects professionals from all sectors and provides them with a series of leadership classes and community-building experiences. The Greater South Fork Community Foundation’s goals are simple: To identify community needs, create opportunities to enhance South Fork’s infrastructure, and bring together various Greater South Fork neighborhoods to discuss, learn, and interact. In 2012, the South Fork community gave 126 gifts and a total of $34,919.47 to the Greater South Fork Community Foundation’s seven funds.
FUNDS: Douglas County Community Foundation General Fund Castle Rock Community Art Fund Castle Rock Community Garden Fund Dana's Hope Fund Douglas County Dames Fund Douglas County Water Resource Authority Fund Douglas County Nonprofit Coalition Fund Castle Rock Community Green Team Fund Keepers of the Rock Fund Leadership Douglas County Fund Leadership Douglas County Alumni Association Fund Recycle Your Bicycle Fund Skurich Memorial Fund Friends of Starlighting Fund Greater South Fork Community Foundation Ambulance Service Fund Brown Memorial Park Fund Cops for Kids Fund General Fund Home Tours Fund Library Fund Vision Council Fund
PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS WALDO CANYON FIREFIGHTERS FUND The Pikes Peak Community Foundation established the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund the day after a wildfire started in a popular hiking area west of Colorado Springs. Although no one predicted the extent of the devastation, PPCF knew that the organizations on the front lines of the fire needed crucial support to protect the future of our community, and that, regardless of the size of the burn area, some restoration work would be needed. To date, donors from across the country have made 523 gifts, totaling $231,007.37, to the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund; the Fund has distributed 18 grants totaling $66,415 and continues to consider applications.
WALDO WALDO 5K RACE PPCF’s UpaDowna partnered with Colorado Springs-based costume company, elope, to host the Waldo Waldo 5K, a race to benefit the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund. More than 1,000 runners in red-and-white-striped “Where’s Waldo” shirts, and horn-rimmed glasses ran 3.2 miles through America The Beautiful Park to raise a total of $20,000 for Waldo Canyon relief and recovery.
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SIGNS OF HOPE BOOK Woodmen Valley native Jake Martens and his PAGE 9 family evacuated their home in haste during the Waldo Canyon fire. When they returned home after the evacuation orders were lifted, the Martens felt inspired by the community’s determination to thank the emergency crews that had saved their homes. Over the next few weeks, Jake recruited his family, friends, and coworkers to document the “signs of hope” and combined those images into a book; the proceeds of which have raised nearly $50,000 for the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund.
PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS VENETUCCI FARM AND PINELLO RANCH The fields, staff, volunteers, and livestock at Venetucci Farm provide nourishment for the body, mind, and soul. Whether kids attend a summer program, adults enjoy a phenomenal farm-to-table Starlight Dinner, or people of all ages buy produce at the farmstand, the programs at Venetucci Farm provide fuel for a better life. Our outreach continues to grow, with 5,513 people attending classes, workshops, farm tours, and educational sessions in 2012. As in decades past, more than 10,000 people visited during the Pumpkins for Kids program to learn about growing healthy food in harmony with nature, and took home 6,000 pumpkins to celebrate the harvest season.
While wildlife and birding refuge Pinello Ranch still has limited access, more and more people are getting involved with this incredible urban gem. Owned by Colorado Springs Utilities and operated by PPCF in symbiosis with Venetucci Farm, staff and volunteers at Pinello are building trails for non-intrusive bird and wildlife viewing, and developing programs to help protect the ranchâ€™s natural resources. In 2012, 93 participants counted 147 species of birds at Pinello Ranch. This year we also formed a partnership with Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that raised $8,000 through Quarters for Conservation funding to support Pinello Ranchâ€™s bird population, and provides volunteers to help with a new bird banding program.
ASPEN VALLEY RANCH In February 2007, Julie Snyder, honoring her father Gordon Jackson’s wishes, transferred ownership of his 300 acre ranch in Woodland Park to the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Since then, PPCF has honored Gordon’s legacy by hosting sustainable living classes, collaborating with community groups to perform fire mitigation, and providing outdoor education and adventure events.
This year’s Mountain of the Sun Music Festival attracted nearly 1,000 attendees, and featured 12 bands on two different stages. Festival attendees also had the opportunity to take four different workshops taught by festival performers in the newly-completed yurt. Aspen Valley Ranch also hosts monthly house concerts onsite in its Raven Nest venue. About 1,900 music lovers attended the two outdoor and six indoor concerts offered at the ranch in 2012.
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Among other community activities, Teller County Search and Rescue trained 80 people in survival exercises at the ranch in 2012. The ranch also features high-altitude greenhouses that provide community education and donated 380 pounds of food to provide nourishment for the needy, through our partnership with the Harvest Center. Aspen Valley Ranch also houses a traditional wood-fired kiln available to regional potters, and a sawmill where ranch staff milled more than 70 logs this year.
PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS UPADOWNA There’s never a dull moment with UpaDowna. The outdoor enthusiasts and educators hosted 165 events this year for more than 5,000 participants, including 12 movie nights, 17 downtown bike rides, 12 Sunday Adventure hikes, and 12 outdoor survival classes. UpaDowna members biked 13,600 street miles and 300 mountain miles, hiked 1,500 miles, summited five 14ers, and climbed 15,360 vertical feet of rock walls.
MOBILE MUSIC PROJECT The Mobile Music Project (MMP), launched in 2012, provides bicycle-powered concerts throughout the Pikes Peak region, with smoothies on the side. Audience members ride custom bikes to generate electricity for the musicians’ speakers and amps while the performers are playing. It’s sustainable, cultural, and mobile. The MMP quickly proved a popular choice for local music-lovers, playing numerous gigs in its debut year, as well as its accolade from the Colorado Springs Independent’s “Best Of” awards.
PIKES PEAK URBAN GARDENS Pikes Peak Urban Gardens (PPUG) continues to flourish, running 149 community garden plots at five local gardens, thanks to its dedicated staff, volunteers, and 103 participating gardeners. The PPUG staff and volunteers distributed hundreds of packets of seeds to gardeners in the community in 2012, and welcomed visitors to its demonstration gardens at Harlan Wolfe Ranch. Remarkably, the gardens at Harlan Wolfe produced 4,608 pounds of food from about two-thirds of an acre. PPUG also helped local communities and schools build seven other gardens throughout Colorado Springs, and has built 42-foot, solar-powered, geodesic dome greenhouses at Galileo Middle School and at Harrison Urban Gardens, located at the Harrison School Districtâ€™s administration complex. PPUG hosted the second annual Garlic Fest this year, to the delight of its sell-out crowd. PPUG staff also taught numerous classes throughout the year attended by 1,500 community members of all ages, empowering people to grow their own healthy, delicious food.
FOGHINO FARM Foghino Farm connects the past, present and future. Located in Trinidad, the beautiful farm recently received recognition from the state of Colorado as a Centennial Farm, meaning that it has been in continuous operation for the past hundred years. The farm staff and volunteers believe in preserving the land for the future by using as few fossil fuels as possible and managing the farm in harmony with local ecology. They also pursue their production of food such as old-world meats and cheeses with dedication, investing the energy needed to create traditional foods using time-honored methods.
FISCAL SPONSOR FUNDS Ascending to Health Respite Care Fund Broadmoor Academy of Music Fund Bike Clinic Too Fund CAPS Volunteer Program Fund Chatfield Basin Conservation Network Fund City Committee Fund Colorado Farm and Art Market Fund Chinook Experience Fund Cultivating Hope Project Fund Children's International Dental Project Fund Colorado Military Family Alliance Fund Center for Network Development Fund Colorado Springs Conservation Corps Fund Colorado Springs Community Forums Fund Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival Fund Colorado Springs Diversity Forum Fund Colorado Springs Diwali Show Fund Colorado Springs Skatepark Fund Colorado Springs Community Tennis Association Fund Colorado Springs Urban Intervention Fund Medal Makers Fund Charitable Venture Partners Fund Castle West Foundation Fund Divorce Society of America Fund Educating Children of Color Fund E3 Fund Elevate! Food Pantry Fund El Paso County Bar Foundation Senior Law Day Fund Pikes Peak Pro-Bono Project Fund Gala Dinner Fund Wine Tasting Event Fund Foundation for Colorado Springsâ€™ Future Friends of Green Mountain Falls Fire Recovery Fund Gazebo Project Fund Found Haven Fund Found Hotline Network Fund Fire Fighters Fund Friends of the Julie Penrose Fountain Fund Fountain Creek Restoration Project Fund Faces of the Fire Exhibition Fund Friends of Pikes Peak Pickleball Fund Fountain Valley 5K for the Fallen Fund
Fountain Valley Preservation Association Fund Green Box Arts Project Fund Girls' Stem Fund Indy Give! Campaign Fund Graham Johnson Memorial Fund Green Mt. Falls Park Enhancement Project Fund Grace Fund Greenway Fund Hope Gala Fund High School Climbing League Fund Incline Friends Fund Justice Watch Of The Pikes Peak Region Fund Last Child in the Woods Fund LEAD Our Kids Fund Leon's Kids Fund Lewis-Palmer Booster Club Fund Mayor's 100 Teens Fund Friends of the Military Fund Manitou Environmental Citizens Action Fund Middle Market Entrepreneurs of COS Fund Manitou Springs Climate Protection Campaign Fund Manitou Springs Positive Living Project Fund Manitou Springs Recycles Fund Manitou Springs Restorative Justice Council Fund Newspapers in Education Fund Office of Dispute Resolution Fund Opportunity for Change Fund Ormao Dance Company Fund Peace Officers Memorial Fund Peregrine Fire Restoration Fund Peak to Plains Alliance Fund Pikes Peak Earth Day Fund Pikes Peak Green Way Project Fund Pikes Peak Long-term Recovery Group Fund Pikes Peak Posse Fund Pikes Peak Recycling on the Rise Fund Pikes Peak Restorative Justice Council Fund Pikes Peak Regional Sustainability Project Fund Pikes Peak Regional Veteran Cemetery Project Fund Pikes Peak Workforce Board Foundation Business Relations Fund Green Energy Fund Investment Fund Proud of Our Parks Fund Ranchlands Education and Research Center Fund Rockey Sculpture Project Fund Side by Side Foundation Startup Colorado Springs Fund Sheer Audacity Fund Service Group Shootout Fund
Sk8-Strong Fund Skyline Cares Fund Stream of Consciousness Fund Shields of Love Fund Sondermann Documentary Fund Spirit of the Springs Fund Spark Fund Sustainable Parks Initiative Fund Soldier Support Fund STOP Family Violence Sustainable Pueblo Fund Swing High Project Fund Trust for Community Parks Bear Creek Regional Park Fund Fox Run Regional Park Fund Rainbow Falls Fund Dog Park Fund Fairgrounds Fund El Paso County 4-H Fund Regional Trail Signage Fund Fountain Creek Regional Park Fund Telecommuters of Chaffee County Fund Town of Green Mountain Falls Economic Sustainability Fund Marshall's Department Fund Therapeutic Recreation Community Partners Fund Voices of Grief Fund Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund Water Returns Fund Waldo Canyon Heroes Book Fund Will's Hope Fund In Their Honor Welcome Home Fund Woman to Woman Mentoring Fund Young Ambassadors Fund
I started the Conservation Fund at Pikes Peak Community Foundation because conservation is close to my heart. The Conservation Fund not only funds local organizations, but also plays a convening role to bring organizations together to share ideas, resources and educate each other about their work. PPCF connects donors with these organizations to help them further their missions and achieve their goals. The Conservation Fund is a way for me to impact the community on a greater scale than would happen through a single donation.
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS, DESIGNATED FUNDS, ENDOWMENTS, AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS We are proud to have been part of this community for over 40 years. The Pikes Peak Community Foundation is the perfect organization to help us support the non-profits we value most in this region. We believe in a sense of community and giving through the Foundation helps us achieve these goals by maximizing our charitable giving. PHIL AND MEG KENDALL
101 North Tejon Fund 2008 FAC Colorado Memorial Fund Alamo Avenue Fund Alice Fund Annibel Musick Gardner and Joseph M. Gardner Fund Anonymous Fund 7-8-13 Baldwin Barker Foundation Barbara Ingersoll Fund Barbara J. Fanning Foundation Beyond Ourselves Fund Bob Small Fund Bob TelmossĂŠ Foundation Bobbie Anderson, Chapter BO of PEO Scholarship Fund Bratton Trails Fund Broadmoor Rotary Charities Fund Buettner Family Fund Cari Shaffer Fund Carma Fund Carolyn J. Madden Legal Aid Fund Casada - Davis Family Fund Catalyst Fund Catamount Institute Fund Center on Aging Fund Chapter BO, P.E.O. Jessie Oellerich Fund Charity Auction Barn Fund Cheryl Kezziah - Animal Support Fund Chris and Lori Nagle Family Fund Chrisandra L. English Fund Christine Sondermann Fund CK Connection Foundation Claar Fund
Colorado Springs Chorale Great Works Fund Colorado Springs Chorale Horizon Fund Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Foundation Fund Community Leadership Fund Corvettes Conquer Cancer Fund Court Care Fund Cowan-Fouts Family Foundation CPCD Early Learning Fund Create Community Fund Cynthia L. Nimerichter and Theodore Worcester Family Fund Dammann Family Fund David and Michelle Thatcher Charitable Gift Fund DCCW Fund Donner Fund Donner Philanthropic Fund Dr. Patricia M. Boone Foundation Dusty and Kathy Loo Fund E/L Fund East Colorado Springs Rotary Fund Ecumenical Social Ministries Endowment Fund Edson Foundation El Paso County Bar Foundation - Ben Wendelken Student Scholarship El Paso County Bar Foundation - Ruth Rouss Scholarship For Women El Paso County Search & Rescue Endowment Fund Eleanor Blackford Colvin Fund Elizabeth Mize Fund Elliott Family Fund Empty Stocking Fund Ent Community Fund
Esperanza Fund Flynn Family Fund Four Bears' Fund Friends of Extension (FOX) Fund Friends of Red Rock Canyon Fund Friends of the Colorado Springs Senior Center Fund Front Porch Giving Circle Fund Frum Family Fund Gary O. Loo Fund Gary Sondermann Fund GE Johnson Construction Company Foundation George and Barbie Hess Wannabe Fund Gerald Erikson Fund Giving Hearts Fund Grace Episcopal Church Fund Greccio Housing Fund Gregory R. Davis Memorial Fund Habitat for Humanity Fund Half the Sky Giving Circle Fund Harlan and Alice Ann Ochs Fund Harrison Giving Circle Fund Harry and Marianne Martin Fund Heather Campbell Chaney Environmental Fellowship Fund Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Area Development Fund HHLB Fund Home Front Cares Fund Hope and Home Unrestricted Reserve Fund I Matter Foundation Inside Out Fund
Iron Horse Community Garden Fund J. H. Edmondson Capacity Building Fund James & Tess Loo Fund James M. Johnson Fund James Pattee Scholarship Fund Janet R. Hardy Memorial Fund Jaques Family Fund Jenny Johnson Erdossy Fund Joan B. Frederick Fund Jolene K. Johnson Fund Josephine Hamlett Fund Jubilee Trust Juvenile Diversion Endowment Kahala Fund Karen Sommerfeld - Child of Promise Fund Kathleen Horrigan Hybl Fund Kathy Stevens Memorial Fund KCME - CD Library Digitization Fund Keepers of the Rock Fund Kidpower of Colorado Springs Larry Ochs Fund for the Betterment of the Pikes Peak Region Lawrence D. Ochs Fund Lead Scholarship Fund Leopold Foundation Life Center Fund Lilapalooza Fund for Down Syndrome Research Little Hands Fund Little Purses Fund Lived Fund Long-Eared Rabbit Fund Loomas Family Fund Marilyn Diane Montavon Foundation Marken Family Fund Martha and Ernest D'Ambrosio Fund MaryEllyn Fund Maxwell Silver Fund McGinnis Family Foundation McHugh Family Fund Meadows Park Community Center Fund Meg Kendall Family Fund MERIC Endowment Fund Michael A. Orr Fund Mohl Family Fund Morley Companies Employees Fund Morley Family Foundation Mountain Equipment Recyclers Fund Mundy Family Fund My Community Investment Campaign Fund Myrddin Bach Trust of Dale O. Condit Fund
Nadia Babish Fund NAMI - Colorado Springs Fund Nancy Bentley and John Atkinson Fund New Opportunities Fund Nina P. Bell Memorial Scholarship Fund Old North End Neighborhood Fund Palisades-UCCS Foundation Fund Paul and Annie Cohen Fund Pauline C. Coil Fund Peak Vista Care Fund Peggy J. Kaye Memorial Scholarship Fund Pennies for Peace Fund Petritz Family Fund Peyton Scholarship Fund PHC Angels Fund Phil Kendall Family Fund Pikes Peak Botanical Garden Fund Pikes Peak Conservation Fund Pikes Peak Historical Society Endowment Fund Pikes Peak Kiwanis Fund Pikes Peak Kiwanis Scholarship Fund Pikes Peak Permaculture Fund Pikes Peak Region Business Recovery Fund Pikes Peak Women's Giving Circle Fund Pressman Family Foundation Project Cope Fund Ralbovsky Family Fund Ralston Family Foundation Rockledge Ranch Living History Association Fund Rodemer Family Foundation SAM I AM Foundation Saving Graces Fund Secatch Fund September 7th Fund Seven Pillars Fellowship Fund Skurich Memorial Fund Sons of Salida Scholarship Fund/ Foundation Sorrick Family Trust Strub Heer Foundation Summer and Tobias Kircher Fund T.E.S.S.A. Fund Tim & Marla Wiseman Fund Tom Anderson Donor Advised Fund Tour de Parques Fund Tradition of Excellence Foundation Uncle Wilber Fountain Fund Uncle Wilber Fountain Operating Fund UpaDowna Climb Fund Veterans to Farmers Fund VIBES Endowment Fund Viletta Brown Scholarship Fund Villa Tarabino Fund Virgil Miller Memorial Fund Walter Family Fund Watt Family Foundation
Webb Family Fund Weiland Family Foundation Wesley V. Metzler, DVM Fund WHD Liberty Fund White Horse Circle Fund Wild Fire Fund Will Squire Memorial Fund Windrush Fund Woodmen Valley Sertoma Fund Y. E. S. S. Fund Yellow Umbrella Fund
ORGANIZATIONS FUNDED In 2012, the Pikes Peak Community Foundation invested $4.12 million in funding, nearly all of it supporting local organizations in the Pikes Peak region.
3T Ministry Academy School District 20 Adventure Cycling Association Alpine Autism Center Alzheimer's Association-Colorado Chapter Amboseli Trust for Elephants American Cancer Society American Red Cross American Red Cross - Mile High Chapter American Red Cross - Northern Colorado Chapter American Red Cross - Pikes Peak Chapter American Red Cross - Southwest Colorado American Red Cross - Western Colorado Chapter Anchor Center for Blind Children Angel House Angel's Place Appalachian State University Arts Commission of the Pikes Peak Region Aspen Pointe Assistance League of Colorado Springs Audio Information Network of Colorado Avon Foundation AWS Foundation, Inc. Ballet Theatre Foundation, Inc.
Beauvoir, The Jefferson Davis Presidential Library Benet Hill Monastery Big Brothers Big Sisters Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Black Forest Educational Opportunity Foundation Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Boys and Girls Club of Pikes Peak Region Bravo Broadmoor Community Church Bryn Mawr College Business of Arts Center Canine Companions for Independence Care and Share CASA of the Pikes Peak Region, Inc. Cascade Volunteer Fire Department Castle Rock Players Catamount Center Catamount Institute Catholic Charities of Colorado Springs Center for Nonprofit Excellence Central City Opera Centro de la Familia Cerebral Palsy Association of Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra of the Springs Chapel of Our Savior Episcopal Church Cheyenne Mountain Civic Solutions Cheyenne Mountain Heritage Center Cheyenne Mountain High School PTO Cheyenne Mountain School District Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Cheyenne Village
Children's Literacy Center Christ Presbyterian Church Christian Legal Society/Courtside Ministries Christian Life Ministries Christian Youth Theatre Citizens Project City of Colorado Springs City of Manitou Springs Coalition for the Upper South Platte Colorado Baptist General Convention/ First Southern Baptist Church Colorado Cattleman's Agricultural Land Trust Colorado Center for the Blind Colorado Christian University/ Centennial Institute Colorado College Colorado Conservation Trust Colorado Film Society Colorado Music Festival Colorado Prince Hall Foundation, Inc. Colorado Seminary Colorado Springs All Breed Rescue, Inc. Colorado Springs Children's Chorale Colorado Springs Choral Society Colorado Springs Conservatory Colorado Springs Debutante Ball Committee, Inc. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs Philharmonic Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Colorado Springs School
Colorado Springs School District 11 Colorado Springs Sister Cities International Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Colorado Springs Teen Court Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center Colorado Springs Together Colorado Springs Utilities Foundation Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Colorado State University Extension Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble Community Foundation of Henderson County Community Partnership Family Resource Center Community Partnership for Child Development Community Ventures Downtown Partnership Concrete Couch Cool Science Company Cottonwood Artists School Council On Foundations Court Care for the Pikes Peak Region Creede Arts Council Criminal Justice Assistance CSHS-Palmer Alumni Association CU Aging Center Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts Del Norte Police Department Del Norte Public Schools Del Webb Center for the Performing Arts Denver Art Museum Denver Inner City Parish Denver Youth Program
Depressive and Bipolar Supportive Alliance Desert Caballeros Western Museum Developmental Pathways Diabetes Community Center Diocese of Colorado Springs Disabilities Services, Inc. Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation Drake University Early Connections Learning Centers Ecumenical Social Ministries El Paso County El Paso County Naturalist Docent Organization El Paso County Search and Rescue El Pueblo Adolescent Treatment Center Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Energy Resource Center Episcopal Church of the Redeemer Esperanza Education Foundation First Congregational Church First Steps to Spirituality Center First United Methodist Church Foothills Elementary/District 20 ForSight Fostering Hope Foundation Fountain-Fort Carson High School Fountain Valley School Free Store Food Bank of Cincinnati Fremont Center for the Arts Fremont County Engineering Scholarship Friends of Cheyenne Canon Friends of Monument Valley Park Friends of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Friends of the Colorado Springs Senior Center Friends of the Garden of the Gods Friends of the Royal Gorge Museum and History Center Friends' School Gazette Charitable Programs Genny's Hope Foundation
Geo Foundation Girls on the Run of the Rockies Goodwill Industries Foundation Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs Grace and St. Stephens Episcopal Parish Greccio Housing Opportunity Center Greenpeace Griffith Centers for Children Habitat for Humanity for Eagle County Habitat for Humanity of Teller County Hamlett Spay and Neuter Clinic Harbor House Collaborative Harley's Hope Foundation Harrison School District 2 Harvard College Fund Hausmusik, Inc. Haven House Heifer Project International High Valley Community Center Historic Douglas County Homeward Pikes Peak Hope and Home Hospice of the Valley Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region Imagination Celebration Indigo Mountain Nature Center Inside Out Youth Services Interfaith Hospitality Network Intergeneration Foundation Japan America Society of Southern Colorado Juneteenth Organization of Pueblo, Inc. Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado Juvenial Diabetes Research Foundation Kachemak Heritage Land Trust Kairos Prision Ministry International, Inc. Kappa Sigmas Gamma-O Educational Foundation
KCME KIDPOWER of Colorado Springs Kids In Need of Dentistry Kids on Bikes KRCC Lake Dillon Foundation for the Performing Arts Leadership Pikes Peak Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Little People of America Lutheran Family Services - Rocky Mountains Manitou Springs Arts Council Manitou Springs School District #14 McAllister House Museum Foundation Memorial Health System Foundation Mesa Ridge High School Midway College Mile High Youth Corps Millibo Art Theatre Mission Medical Clinic Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Southern Colorado NAMI - Arapahoe and Douglas County NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness National Fire Safety Council, Inc. National Guard Association of Colorado Education Foundation, Inc. National Jewish Health National Mill Dog Rescue National Museum of World War II Aviation Nature Conservancy Newborn Hope Nonprofit Finance Fund Northern Churches Care Northwest Fire Protection District
Open Bible Baptist Church Opera Theatre of the Rockies Ormao Dance Company Otero Junior College P. E. O. Foundation P. E. O. STAR Scholarship Palmer Land Trust Paralyzed Veterans of America Parents Challenge Parkview Foundation, Inc. Partners in Housing Patty Jewett Neighborhood Association Peak Education Peak Vista Community Health Centers Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation Penrose-St. Francis Foundation Phoenix Multisport Pikes Peak Arts Council Pikes Peak Community Action Agency Pikes Peak Community College Pikes Peak Community College Foundation Pikes Peak Council - Boy Scouts of America Pikes Peak Family Connections, Inc. Pikes Peak Fire Fighters Association Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Pikes Peak Historical Society Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation Pikes Peak Library District Pikes Peak Library District Foundation Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation Pikes Peak Partnership Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project, Inc. Pikes Peak Range Riders Foundation Pikes Peak Road Runners, Inc. Pikes Peak United Way Pikes Peak Writers PILLAR Pioneers Museum Foundation of Colorado Springs
Planned Parenthood of the Rockies Play Date, Inc. Project Sanctuary Prospectors Sertoma, Inc. Pueblo Community College Foundation Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc. Pueblo Cooperative Care Center Pueblo Zoological Society Reach Out and Read Colorado Robert D. Sutherland Memorial Foundation Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust Rocky Mountain Field Institute Rocky Mountain PBS Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association Foundation Rocky Mountain Rural Health Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival Ronald McDonald House of Southern Colorado Rotary Foundation Safe Passage Safe Place for Pets Saint John's Cathedral Salvation Army of Cincinnati Sanctuary for Military Families, Inc. Sangre De Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience Schweiger Ranch Foundation SEE THE FUTURE Fund SET Family Medical Clinics Sierra Club Foundation Silver Key Senior Services Skyline Cares Fund Smokebrush Foundation Soaring without Limits South Fork Ambulance Association South Fork Music Association
Southern Colorado AIDS Project Springs Ensemble Theatre Springs Rescue Mission Sprinkle Art St. Dominic Catholic Church St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church St. Mary-Corwin Health Foundation St. Paul's Catholic Church Stratmoor Hills Fire District Stratmoor Hills United Methodist Church Suicide Prevention Partnership of the Pikes Peak Region Teach for America, Inc. Teens With Promise Teller County Finance Department Teller County Fire Chiefs Association Teller County Regional Animal Shelter Teller County Search & Rescue Tesla Alternative High School TESSA Thanks Troops Foundation, Inc. The Denver Foundation The Imagine Bus Project The Independence Institute The Navigators The Resource Exchange The Salvation Army Thomas A. Edison Media Arts Consortium TLC Pharmacy Town of Green Mountain Falls Town of South Fork Tradition of Excellence Foundation Trails and Open Space Coalition Tri-Lakes Cares Tri-Lakes Women's Club Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts Tu Casa, Inc. UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art
United States Association of Blind Athletes United States Fund for UNICEF United States Space Foundation University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado at Colorado Springs University of Colorado Foundation University of Colorado Theatre Works University of Denver Urban Peak Vail Leadership Institute Vail Symposium Vail Valley Charitable Fund Vail Valley Foundation Vail Valley Medical Center Valley Citizens Foundation for Health Care, Inc. Walking Mountains Wellspring Community Westside Cares White Horse Circle of World Council of Elders Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation Widefield High School Widefield School District #3 Williams College Alumni Fund Women's Crisis and Family Outreach Center Women's Foundation of Colorado Women's Resource Agency Xavier College Preparatory Xi Pi Chapter Uplift Foundation YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
FINANCIAL STATEMENT CONSOLIDATED - 2012 UNAUDITED
Statement of Financial Position ASSETS Cash and Cash Equivalents Investments Assets Held for Others Charitable Annuities Fixed Assets Total Assets
LIABILITIES Accounts Payable Accrued Expenses Deferred Revenue Agency Liabilities Charitable Remainder Trusts Total Liabilities
NET ASSETS Fund Balances Total Net Assets Total Liabilities and Net Assets
2,939,246 26,061,253 448,008 505,081 22,268,929 52,222,517
34,565 71,973 120,251 448,008 436,007 1,110,804
51,111,713 51,111,713 52,222,517
Statement of Activities REVENUES Gifts & Bequests Program Income Event Income Income on Investments Other Income Total Revenues
4,370,707 793,094 64,343 2,601,842 238,202 8,068,188
EXPENSES Grants Voted Program Expenses Event Expenses Supporting and other Expenses Total Expenses
3,617,361 1,239,640 49,430 1,797,471 6,703,902
NET INCOME Beginning Net Assets Ending Net Assets
1,364,286 49,747,427 51,111,713
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PAULA D. POLLET Members Trust Company Board Chair
Executive Director: Michael Hannigan
DEBORAH R. ADAMS Retired Attorney Board Secretary
Philanthropic Services: Eric Cefus
MICHAEL BERNIGER Berniger, Berg and Diver, LLC SUSIE CONNAUGHTON Civic Leader CARI DAVIS Memorial Health System SUSAN FOERSTER Civic Leader LARRY R. GADDIS Gaddis, Kin, Herd & Craw Board Vice Chair GREGORY L. GANDY Biggs, Kofford and Co. Board Treasurer ALICIA MCCONNELL U.S. Olympic Committee KAE RADER Owner/President Rader Consulting, LLC JANNIE RICHARDSON Sunshine Home Development Inc. PAM SHIPP Center for Creative Leadership WENDELL TORRES Beckrich Construction ROB WRUBEL Cascade Investment Group, Inc.
Community Services: Jamie Brown, Sara Barad Programs and Projects: • Venetucci Farm and Pinello Ranch: Patrick Hamilton, Susan Gordon, David Rudin, Kym Littleton • Aspen Valley Ranch: Julie Snyder, Joe McGarry • Pikes Peak Urban Gardens: Larry Stebbins • UpaDowna: Steve and Randi Hitchcock Management Services: • Business Office: Martha Kumi, Robin Bredl • Information Services: Amy Sue Lambert, Catherine Felsmann, Stephanie Ford • Communication Services: Ann Davenport • Projects and Programs Services: Whitney Calhoun • Office Volunteer Judy Peck
IN MEMORIAM: BOB SMALL
We welcome you to our community of hard-working, compassionate, and ingenious people dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Pikes Peak region. Itâ€™s easy to stay connected with PPCF - just visit our website and sign up for our monthly e-news.
The Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and the community as a whole, lost one of its greatest friends when Bob Small died in early 2012 at age 61. A native of Keene, NH, Bob served as the Associate Executive Director of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation from 2004. Bobâ€™s dedicated, whole-hearted work played a key role in helping our organization become a leader in creating positive change in our community. He was unfailingly kind, and his loyalty, his compassion, and his thoughtful intelligence have taught us all a great deal about what is important in life.
PPCF Aspen Valley Ranch Pinello Ranch Pikes Peak Urban Gardens (PPUG) UpaDowna Venetucci Farm
Bob is dearly missed. His spirit lives every day in the work that we do at PPCF.
HOW TO CONTACT US: Pikes Peak Community Foundation 730 North Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903 Office hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Phone: Fax: 719.389.1251 719.389.1252
Email: Website: email@example.com www.ppcf.org
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730 N NEVADA AVE COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80903 719.389.1251 WWW.PPCF.ORG