The purpose of the South Metro Denver Chamber Nonprofit & Business Partnership is to facilitate collaboration between non-profit organizations and businesses in the South Metro Denver region in an effort to build a stronger community. All private, public and non-profit Chamber members are encouraged and welcomed to join the Nonprofit & Business Partnership group to participate.
Our four major initiatives are:
1. Promoting Nonprofit Organizations to the Business Community - Sandra Coen, SheShe's Corner Upscale Resale Boutique, Chair The goal of this group is to fully and intentionally utilize the varied communication and event resources within the chamber to provide exposure to the 70 plus nonprofit chamber investors. Including but not limited to: Web, print (e.g. Chamber's magazine), on-site TV, electronic communications, social media, and meetings/events (Unpluggeds, etc). This group will work closely with other groups to promote events and activities.
2. Connecting Nonprofits and For-Profits - Julie Madden, South Suburban Parks Foundation, Chair This group's goal is to create model programs that will facilitate short and long-term partnerships between non-profit and for profit businesses and the promote these opportunities to the investors of the chamber.
3. On Going B.I.G. (Be Involved Give) Program - Maria Pearson, Inter-faith Community Services, Chair Serving and supporting shouldn't just be a one day affair! An extension of the B.I.G. Day, this group will be organizing and implement a series of service and educational programs throughout the year designed to support and enhanceconnection between non-profit and for profit organizations.
4. B.I.G. Day (Be Involved Give) - Laurian Horowitz, Colorado Life Lessons, Chair The B.I.G. Day is the chamber's annual initiatives to promote non-profits and serve the in an array of projects in April involving hundreds of volunteers.