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Arapahoe County Department of Human Services

Connecting people, sharing resources and innovating ways to build safe communities.

The Buell Foundation

The Buell Foundation partners with programs and organizations to ensure that there is a quality system in place that allows all children to be valued, healthy, and thriving.  

The Colorado Office of Early Childhood

 The Office of Early Childhood partners with Early Childhood Councils statewide to administer quality improvement and systems building efforts. 

Colorado Health Foundation

To ensure Coloradans across our state can achieve better health outcomes, the Colorado Health Foundation supports impactful work, ideas and policy in communities and across our focus areas.

Early Milestones Colorado

Early Milestones Colorado is a nonprofit organization that advances success for young children across the state by accelerating innovation, use of best practices and systemic change. Milestones envisions a Colorado in which every child is valued, healthy and prepared to thrive in school and in life.


Community First Foundation

The Community First Foundation finds innovative and collaborative ways to strengthen nonprofits.

Developmental Pathways

To enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities/delays by partnering to provide expertise, support, and advocacy in their pursuit of a meaningful life.

Family Tree

The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.

Invest in Kids

Invest in Kids proves the smartest investments are made in children.  They partner with community leaders, care providers, and donors to work toward this goal. 

The Kempe Foundation

Kempe is partnering with policy makers, human service agencies, child advocacy groups and nonprofits locally and around the nation and globe to prevent child abuse and neglect and to treat victims of abuse and neglect.

Mile High United Way

Uniting people, ideas, and resources to advance the common good.

Parent Possible

Parent Possible promotes and supports evidence-based, high-quality programs focused on parents of children aged birth – kindergarten. 


Well trained, nurturing teachers are best equipped to meet a child’s unique needs. Decades of research shows that the quality of the learning environment impacts educational outcomes and social emotional development. Quality early childhood programs are much more than just baby-sitting. Quality programs help a child develop socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically.

Tri-County Health Department

Promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships, and the promotion of health equity.