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Foothills United Way

Foothills United Way is an active partner in programs that address challenges, preventing problems from spiraling out of control. We build solutions through partnership and collaboration across Boulder and Broomfield counties with local nonprofits, government, faith communities and businesses.

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General Information

Official Name
Foothills United Way Inc​​​​​​​
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Former Name(s)
(2001)Boulder County United Way
Date Established
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
Child Care Credit
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Headquarters Address
1285 Cimarron Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Mission Statement

Vision: A community working together in which all people can achieve their full potential

Mission: Foothills United Way is guided by a vision and mission that focuses on building a community working together to address the most pressing needs in Boulder and Broomfield counties. This means identifying priorities and building collaborative strategies in pursuit of that objective. United Way is re-focusing resources on strengthening families for early childhood success, helping to ensure safe and attainable housing and being prepared for life's challenges - large disasters and small -through galvanized community resilience.

We focus on three areas: Attainable Housing, Strengthening Families for Early Childhood Success and Community Resilience.

Organization History

Founded in 1922 as the Boulder Community Chest, Foothills United Way works as a community partner and leader. We coordinate people, organizations and resources across institutional boundaries to help change lives, address vital needs and create enduring, positive change.


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