To ensure that every Colorado child has a strong start in life.

Invest in Kids is a nonprofit organization that works alongside Colorado communities to adopt, implement, and successfully scale proven programs that have the greatest long-term impact on young children and families experiencing poverty.

Working to improve the health and well-being of Colorado children and their families.

Learn More About Our Vision and Work to Help All Colorado Children Thrive

Equity, diversity, & inclusion

Invest in Kids (IIK) is dedicated to addressing health and education disparities between children experiencing poverty and their higher socioeconomic peers.

We know these disparities are impacted by race and ethnicity. IIK chose each of our programs, in part, because the research proved their ability to support under-resourced communities and to be culturally competent.

Read and learn more about our equity work below.


2020-2021 Annual Report

Our focus on evaluation and continuous quality improvement allowed us to be resilient in a year of "Growth and Adaptation".


For every $1 invested in Colorado's Nurse-Family Partnership, a projected $7.90 can be saved in future costs for the highest-risk families.*


*Societal Return on Investment in Nurse-Family Partnership Services in Colorado. Ted R Miller, PhD, developed this fact sheet and the cost model underpinning it.  This calculator was funded in part by NIDA grant 1-R01 DA021624. Fact Sheet Date: 2/21/2019