More than 20 years of experience has led to a model that is rooted in relationships and proven to work for the evolving needs of our communities.

Welcoming Four New Board Members to IIK!

nvest in Kids was pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Directors in December 2018! We are so excited by the depth and diversity of…

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Donor Spotlight: Nelnet, Inc

Invest in Kids is so grateful to have Nelnet as a fantastic Jane-A-Thon sponsor and overall partner in our work to impact Colorado children and families in need….

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More than Outcomes: Using Data for Quality Improvement

Organizations in the business of providing and/or supporting social programs are increasingly required by funders to engage in data collection, analysis, and reporting (processes involved in program evaluation),…

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The Jane-A-Thon!

In March 2019, we will be celebrating 20 years of the Annual Jane-A-Thon. In true Colorado style, this premier pledge-based fundraiser is the longest running ski and snowboard…

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Donor Spotlight: Karen and Steve Gottesfeld

Steve and Karen Gottesfeld were introduced to IIK nearly 20 years ago by way of the founding Executive Director, Jennifer Atler Fischer, and Board Member and Founder, Eric…

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Promoting the Work of Nurse-Family Partnership

This fall, Invest in Kids’ Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) State Nurse Consultant, Allison Mosqueda MS, RN, represented Invest in Kids as the presenter at two different conferences. On September 19th,…

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We Have an Evidence-Based Program! (Now What?!)

So you’ve found a program that has great research outcomes (perhaps it is an evidence-based program) and you want to start implementing it in your organization. Just go…

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Donor Spotlight: Julia and Chris Toll

In deciding who to feature in our first donor spotlight, we quickly chose Julia and Chris Toll. Their dedication to IIK has been a constant throughout their 19…

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Pay For Success: An Innovative Way to Scale Effective Programs

Pay for Success is an innovative public-private partnership mechanism that funds effective social programs through a performance based contract. PFS contracts an private or philanthropic funder (often times…

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Exclusive Trainings for Nurse-Family Partnership®

Invest in Kids (IIK) received an exciting opportunity from the Daniels Fund to provide essential mental health trainings for Colorado by Dr. Jerry Yager on development and the…

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