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Argus Fest
An independent and biweekly film series featuring the best films on human rights, globalization, social justice, the environment, media and critical thinking.
www.argusfest.org

Be Local /Living Economy Project
This initiative of the Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association in Fort Collins produces the annua lBe Local Coupon and Network Book and the Eat Local Map/Directory. They also host Be Local BALLE: Business Alliance for Local Living Economy, which is recruiting members who want to work cooperatively in Northern Colorado toward inclusive and sustainable prosperity.
www.belocalnc.org

Beet Street
Beet Street distinguishes Fort Collins as an intellectually vital community that fosters, celebrates and inspires human creativity through diverse cultural experiences and programming. Beet Street believes in culture as the expression of human creativity and active environmental stewardship as a critical component of cultural vitality.
www.beetstreet.org

Bioneers
Bioneers is the top international gathering of leading scientific innovators and environmental visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time.
www.bioneers.org

Boulder County Going Local
Boulder County Going Local is a county-wide alliance of local citizens, organizations, and independently owned businesses, as well as municipal and county governments, all united together to develop more resilient, self-reliant communities.
www.bouldercountygoinglocal.org

Boulder Green Building Guild
BGBG is an association of building professionals dedicated to promoting healthier, resource-efficient homes and work places. Their vision is to empower people to build healthy, resource-efficient communities.
www.bgbg.org

Center for ReSource Conservation
The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) is committed to leading Colorado residents, businesses and governments towards a sustainable future. The CRC promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, water conservation, and waste reduction programs through its various divisions:The Energy Center of
the Rockies, The Western Water Conservancy and ReSource.
www.ConservationCenter.org

Colorado Anti - Violence Program
Dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in Colorado by providing the highest quality services to survivors including crisis intervention, information and referrals for LGBT victims of violence 24 hours a day. The CAVP also provides technical assistance, training, and education for community organizations, law enforcement, and mainstream service providers on violence issues affecting the LGBT community.
www.coavp.org

Colorado Environmental Coalition
The Colorado Environmental Coalition works to protect the environment by
educating and mobilizing citizens, providing assistance to environmental organizations and other allies and uniting and supporting them in coalitions that defend and preserve Colorado’s natural heritage and quality of life.
www.ourcolorado.org

Colorado Native Plant Society
Encouraging the appreciation and conservation of Colorado’s native plants and their habitats by identifying and studying the state’s native flora with an emphasis on rare plants and the ecosystems that support t
hem.
www.conps.org

Colorado Natural Heritage Program
CNHP tracks and ranks Colorado’s rare and imperiled species and habitats, and provides information and expertise on these topics to promote the conservation of Colorado’s valuable biological resources. Volunteer opportunities are available.
www.cnhp.colostate.edu

Colorado Open Lands
Preserving the significant open lands and diminishing natural heritage of Colorado through private and public partnerships, innovative land conservation techniques and strategic leadership.
www.coloradoopenlands.org

Community for Sustainable Energy
CSE’s mission is to facilitate public involvement in creating sustainable energy practices in Larimer County. We go door to door to educate the public and organize the public voice to influence decision makers.
www.cforse.org

CORE
Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy (CORE), is Colorado’s leading sustainable business trade association, fusing sustainability with business. CORE helps grow a thriving business community that creates a prosperous regional economy meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the lifestyle of future generations. It is NOT the business you do; it is HOW you do business!
www.corecolorado.org

CSU Challenge Course
The Colorado State University Challenge Course exists for the development of human potential through experiential challenges, reflection, and transference of that experience to everyday life. Placing a special emphasis on creating sustainable teams and leadership styles, and together with the Environmental Learning Center and ReSource Fort Collins, working to create innovative programming that supports the long term health of your group and our environment.
campusrec.colostate.edu

CSU Environmental Learning Center
The CSU Environmental Learning Center (ELC) is a nature preserve and learning center located along the Cache la Poudre River. 200 acres of natural environment provide great close-to-home opportunities for children and adults of all ages to explore and learn about the natural world.
www.cnr.colostate.edu/elc

CU Environmental Center
The CU Environmental Center educates, activates and inspires the campus community to understand and engage in local and global environmental issues. The Environmental Center provides direct services to the University community, including the CU Recycling program, the student bus pass program and the management of student wind purchase.
ecenter.colorado.edu

Denver Botanic Gardens
Rooted a mile high, Denver Botanic Gardens has been a favorite Denver destination for over 55 years. Art and science unite in the Gardens’ spectacular 23-acre urban oasis, offering an unforgettable artistic garden experience, as well as a living laboratory for education and acclaimed conservation and research programs. Sites in Denver and throughout the Front Range.
www.botanicgardens.org

Denver Urban Gardens
Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) operates and assists with the creation of over 60 metroarea community gardens and small parks. Through the gardens, participants assume responsibility to improve their community, initiate a sense of pride in their surroundings, and improve their nutritional status through healthy, fresh food.
www.dug.org

Derailer Bicycle Collective
Derailer is a community-run, free bike shop with an all-volunteer staff offering various services to Denver’s cyclists, including free access to tools, workspace, parts, a bicycle lending library and comprehensive bike skill lessons. Volunteers teach visitors how to build, diagnose and repair bicycles. 411 Lipan St, Denver.
www.derailerbicyclecollective.org

Earth Star Foundation
Earth Star Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of Native people of North America. Volunteers and donations contribute to making life easier for families of the Rosebud and Yankton Sioux Reservations.
www.earthstarcreations.com

Eco-Cycle
Eco-Cycle is one of the country’s oldest and largest community of recyclers, with a 29-year history of exploring and demonstrating the leading edge of sustainable resource management. Current initiative is creating a Zero Waste community in Boulder where every product is reused, recycled or composted.
www.ecocycle.org

Educo Colorado
Educo Colorado is a leading nonprofit outdoor leadership school based in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The purpose is to make a creative contribution to the lives of people by offering wilderness programs that value the individual, build community and foster a sense of respect and responsibility for the natural world.
www.EducoColorado.org

Food Bank of Larimer County
Reducing hunger in Larimer County, Colorado through programs that collect, process, store and distribute food to individuals and in cooperation with agencies that serve those in need. Single-parent families, the working poor, senior citizens, youth in crisis, the disabled and the homeless utilize these much needed programs, and nearly half of those served are children. Last year the Food Bank distributed 5 million pounds of donated and surplus food.
www.foodbanklarimer.org

Fort Collins Food Co-op
Fort Collins’ original natural food store, the Food Co-op specializes in organically- and locally-grown produce and groceries at affordable prices. This member-driven store offers an extensive bulk selection, cruelty-free body care, cleaning products and environmentally and socially conscious workshops.
www.ftcfoodcoop.com

Friends of the Poudre
A nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the Cache La Poudre River from the threats of water diversion, mega-reservoirs, ecologically unsound usages, and insensitive development. The member- based organization monitors instream flows and water quality levels to ensure quality of life. Through philanthropic activities reminds users of the river’s historical past while raising support and funding to protect it into the future.
www.friendsofthepoudre.org

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Sanctuary
The Sanctuary’s mission is to rehabilitate and release sick, injured and orphaned wildlife back into the Colorado ecosystem and to educate the public about humane solutions to human and wildlife interactions. Also, visit the Gift & Thrift Store
to purchase gently-used merchandise to benefit the rehabilitation sanctuary.
www.greenwoodwildlife.org

Grow Food Not Lawns
Grow Food Not Lawns is a community-based project aimed at encouraging people to convert lawns to organic food producing gardens. Goals are to increase health, hope, and sustainability through offering expertise, volunteer energy, materials, and tools to build healthy soils, and to redirect water consumption to wise use for growing food.
seaheart@olympus.net

Habitat Home Supply Store
The store serves as a fundraising enterprise for Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity, helping to build affordable homes for families in our community. Provides a place where the public can shop for quality new and used furniture, appliances,
building materials and used cars at fair and considerate prices. Accepting donations and volunteers at 4001 S Taft Hill Rd.
www.habitatstore.org

HawkWatch International
HawkWatch works to protect hawks, eagles, other birds of prey and their environment through research, education and conservation. By monitoring and protecting raptors, we can also protect our shared environment, our rich national heritage and ourselves.
www.hawkwatch.org

Institute for the Built Environment
IBE, founded in 1994 at Colorado State University, is a multidisciplinary research institute whose mission is to foster stewardship and sustainability of the built environment through research-based, interdisciplinary educational forums. IBE brings together students, faculty and professionals from design and construction fields to learn about and develop green building strategies, technologies and processes and to collaborate on real world, regional building projects.
www.ibe.colostate.edu

International Institute for Sustainable Development
IISD champions sustainable development around the world through innovation, partnerships, research and communications. A policy research institute dedicated to effective communication of its findings, IISD engages decision-makers in government, business, NGOs and other sectors in the development and implementation of policies that are simultaneously beneficial to the global economy, the global environment and to social well-beng.
www.iisd.org

International Wolf Center
The International Wolf Center teaches the world about wolves through learning vacations, a membership program, an interpretive center in Northern Minnesota, international confereces, youth outreach programs, teacher education
resources and workshops, a quarterly magazine and a website.
www.wolf.org

KGNU Community Radio
KGNU is an independent, non-commercial community radio station licensed in Boulder and Denver and seeking to stimulate, educate and entertain its audience, to reflect the diversity of local and world community, and to provide a channel for individuals, groups, issues and music that have been overlooked, suppressed or underrepresented by other media. Broadcasting at 88.5FM, 1390AM & 93.7FM.
www.kgnu.org

KRFC
KRFC, a Northern Colorado non-profit public radio station, strives to make great radio that is local, non-commercial, and volunteer powered. KRFC broadcasts mostly diverse music, local news and local public affairs shows who donate more than 40,000 hours of their time to bring you the great programming you love.
www.krfcfm.org

Legacy Land Trust
Legacy Land Trust is a regional, private, nonprofit corporation established in 1993 with a goal of protecting northern Colorado’s rich natural and agricultural heritage. The Trust works with landowners, other nonprofit land conservation organizations and governmental entities to protect the special places of this region. Every dollar contributed goes toward
voluntary land conservation efforts.
www.legacylandtrust.org

Micro Business Development
Micro Business Development is a Colorado nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate barriers to economic independence for community entrepreneurs, both youth and adults, through access to markets, resources and business
capital.
www.microbusiness.org

New Era Colorado
New Era Colorado is a voter mobilization and youth-centered civic engagement project that seeks to inspire and empower young, influential voters. Young people are the ones who will be inheriting the future, it’s time they play a part in how it is shaped. It’s not about being liberal or left-wing, it’s about thinking forward.
www.neweracolorado.org

Northern Colorado Clean Energy Cluster
A business-led, project-oriented group of regional partners seeking to have a global impact. Through mass collaboration the Cluster intends to position Northern Colorado as the “Go To” region for smart grid technologies, renewable energy and energy efficiency, and cleaner and more efficient engines.
www.nccleanenergy.com

Northern Colorado Food Incubator Project
NCFI is dedicated to fostering local food-related businesses.
www.nocofoodincubator.com

Northern Colorado Renewable Energy Society
NCRES promotes the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and energy efficiency technologies. Hosting monthly educational events (2nd Tuesday at 7:30pm) on various renewable energy topics at Odell Brewing Company; the annual Northern Colorado Solar Tour; and assisting CRES with the organization of an annual solar conference.
www.ncres.org

Nurturing Life Foundation
In recognition of the benefits of breastfeeding, the Nurturing Life Foundation provides support so that all children can grow, blossom and have the opportunity to experience and explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
www.nurturinglifefoundation.org

Rape Assistance and Awareness Program
RAAP’s mission is to eliminate sexual violence. Within that mission, we provide services to victims of sexual violence and educate the public about preventing sexual violence.
www.raap.org

ReSource
Not only your best local resource for quality used building materials, but also a place for local activism, recycling answers and community and educational outreach. ReSource promotes waste reduction through innovative landfill diversion programs and is a division of the Center for ReSource Conservation. In Boulder at 2665 N 63rd Ave, and Fort Collins at 1501 N College Ave.
www.resourceyard.org

Rock the Earth
Rock the Earth works closely with the music industry and its fans as advocates for a healthy and sustainable environment. Get involved by becoming a member, volunteering, or sharing with other artists who have similar values.
www.rocktheearth.org

Rocky Mountain Animal Defense
A nonprofit that works to help eliminate the human-imposed suffering of animals in the Rocky Mountain region. RMAD furthers its mission through public education, investigation and research, the legislative process, direct action and appeals
to reason and compassion.
www.rmad.org

Rocky Mountain Clean Air Action
Dedicated to protecting clean air for healthy children and healthy communities in Colorado and the surrounding region. Goals: Close the net on polluters, decrease air pollution, and protect our children and communities.
www.ourcleanair.org

Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association
RMSLA is a nonprofit organization committed to applying our vision and expertise toward a sustainable future for all. Educational programs and workshops offer creative challenges, delivering valuable, long-term benefits for a wide range of community interests that improve the relationship between people and the environment.
www.SustainableLivingAssociation.org

SAME Cafe
Working to eliminate the ever growing problem of hunger in today’s society, the Cafe is unique it’s lack of a set menu as well as set prices. Daily selections are made using fresh, organic ingredients, funded by the donations of patrons in the
donation box that takes the place of a cash register. Open Tuesday-Saturday at 2023 E Colfax Ave.
www.SoAllMayEat.org

Sierra Club
The Sierra Club strives to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
www.rmc.sierraclub.org

Sustainable Travel International
STI is dedicated to providing education and outreach services that help travelers, travel providers and related organizations support environmental conservation and protect cultural heritage while promoting cross-cultural understanding and economic development.
www.sustainabletravelinternational.org

Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World artisans in more than 30 countries who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories throughout North America. This income helps pay for food, education, health care and housing. In Denver at 2626 E 3rd Ave, and in Fort Collins at 113 Old Town Square.
www.tenthousandvillages.com

The Dairy
The Dairy Center for the Arts provides an affordable home for artists and arts organizations and encourages appreciation and advancement of the arts in Boulder and the surrounding communities through programming, education, advocacy and outreach.
www.thedairy.org

The Gardens on Spring Creek
The Gardens’ mission is to enrich the lives of people and foster environmental stewardship through horticulture. Offering adult and youth education on a variety of subjects and providing a year-round setting for enjoyment, renewal and healing with their greenhouse and gardens.
fcgov.com/horticulture

The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place exists to offer women a safe haven, resources for self-sufficiency and opportunities to acquire new skills. Women who are able to meet their immediate and urgent needs can then collect their inner resources and make
positive life changes for themselves and their children.
www.the-gatheringplace.org

The GLBT Community Center of Colorado
The Center is the only statewide, nonprofit community center dedicated to providing support and advocacy for Colorado’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) population.
www.glbtcolorado.org

The MaxFund
The MaxFund is a nonprofit organization that was established in May of 1988 to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners, and to seek out new homes for these animals once they have recovered. The no-kill dog and
cat shelter assists hundreds of people and animals each year by trying to make the correct match between owner and pet.
www.maxfund.org

The ReUse People of America, Inc.
The ReUse People of America (TRP) reduces the solid waste stream and changes the way the built environment is renewed by salvaging building materials and distributing them for reuse. TRP offers training and certification for deconstruction contractors; tax-donations for homeowners; retail operations for harvested materials and consulting services for deconstruction projects.
www.TheReUsePeople.org

Trees, Water & People
Trees, Water & People believes that sustainable, community based conservation solutions can help protect, conserve, and manage the natural resources we all depend on. Since 1998, TWP has helped communities in Central America and the US to balance the needs of their people with the longterm health of the ecosystems that support them. Programs
focus on reforestation, renewable energy, clean water and sustainability.
www.treeswaterpeople.org

UniverCity Connections
A community partnership bringing various stakeholders together to create lasting, sustainable and meaningful connections between CSU, Downtown and the Poudre River.
www.UniverCityConnections.org

Village Earth
Dedicated to promoting sustainable, community-based development around the world by providing innovative training, consultation, appropriate technology information and project support services.
www.villageearth.org

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Through VOC thousands of Coloradoans each year make a personal investment of time, money and passion in our public lands. By building trails, planting trees, battling invasive species and restoring habitat, volunteers make an extraordinary impact on preserving and protecting colorful Colorado.
www.voc.org

Vox Feminista
Vox Feminista is a multi-passionate performance tribe of radical women bent on social change through cultural revolution. They are political activists who blend entertainment with education to inspire and awaken their audience to take action toward global justice.
www.voxfeminista.org

Wild Earth Guardians
Preserves and restores native wildlands and wildlife in the American Southwest through fundamental reform of public policies and practices.
www.fguardians.org

Women’s Bean Project
The Women’s Bean Project helps women break the cycle of poverty and unemployment by teaching workplace competencies for entry-level jobs through employment and job readiness skills in a gourmet food production business.
www.womensbeanproject.com

Women’s Wilderness Institute
Whether you’re seeking a rejuvenating week of backpacking, the skills to build your own top rope anchor, or the determination to make a major change in your life, the Women’s Wilderness Institute offers an unforgettable experience that will increase your wilderness skills, refresh your spirit, and bring you the joy of a wilderness adventure in the company of women.
www.womenswilderness.org

 
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