EIN 26-1597530

The Colorado Education Initiative

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Cei works to accelerate student achievement through innovation, collaboration and capacity building. Cei works to accelerate student achievement through innovation, collaboration and capacity building.the Colorado Education Initiative unlocks The uniq...
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Colorado Legacy Foundation

Program areas at The Colorado Education Initiative

The professional learning & capacity building Initiative, which includes The accelerator project, partners with teachers, school and district leaders, and Education organizations and other stakeholders across The state to improve instructional practice and meet professional development needs. This happens through leadership development coaching, advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and The utilization of data to inform instruction and decision-making. The purpose is to support The development of educators and students' academic and nonacademic competencies through innovative and improved learning environments and align systems to be responsive to needs.
The health and wellness Initiative connects educators with promising practices to increase students' overall physical and social-emotional wellness. It makes clear The critical link between health and academic achievement, and promotes positive school climates and best practices in healthy schools. The Initiative works toward a systemic, strategic, and coordinated approach to supporting students, which includes social, emotional, mental, nutritional, physical, and safety wellness.
The Colorado legacy schools (cls) Initiative works with high schools across The state to dramatically increase The number and diversity of Colorado high school students who are succeeding in ap math, science, and english courses -- especially students typically underrepresented in ap courses such as females, and students of poverty and color. Cls coursework also encourages students to pursue majors and careers in The rapidly-growing stem fields -- science, technology, engineering, and math. Cls is a local replication of The national math + science Initiative's college readiness program.

Form 990s for The Colorado Education Initiative

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-19990View PDF
2018-122019-11-22990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-10-19990View PDF
2015-122016-12-14990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds The Colorado Education Initiative

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationK-12 Education$3,221,015
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...and 16 more grants received

Grants made by The Colorado Education Initiative

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Climb Higher ColoradoDenver Foundation Subgrant$5,000
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Financials for The Colorado Education Initiative

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,964,243
Program services$576,461
Investment income and dividends$9,651
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,550,355

Personnel at The Colorado Education Initiative

Rebecca HolmesChief Executive Officer and President / President and Chief Executive Officer$199,299
Jeremy O'GradyChief Operating Officer$119,424
Sandra SalesChief Financial Officer$64,423
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 Subscribe to viewVice President Strategy / Vice President of Strategy$115,133
...and 20 more key personnel

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General information
600 17TH Street No 1400N
Denver, CO 80202
Metro area
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
Website URL
(303) 736-6477
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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