Basic Needs

"...people with IDD are often excluded from decisions made about their own lives, and from big picture decisions about how to build support systems that actually work."
The Community Foundation Boulder County today announced $316,950 in grants to 119 Community Trust grantees comprising Boulder County nonprofits focused on health and human services, education, civic engagement, arts and culture, and animals and the environment.
“One-hundred percent of the young people we serve have experienced some form of trauma, abuse, or neglect – including some 30% of the youths we serve who identify as LGBTQ.”
"The largest areas of predicted future job growth over the next 10 years in Boulder County are in food preparation and service and retail sales, both categories with relatively low wages. Income and wages will remain an issue in the struggle towards self-sufficiency for the foreseeable future in our community."