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Bootstraps, Inc. - Evergreen Scholarship/Bootstraps, Inc.

All families want a better life for their children. Though many students qualify for financial aid, many families are still hard pressed to keep up with the ever-increasing financial burden of sending their children to college. Bootstraps helps families to alleviate some of this financial burden.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
Volunteers Annually:
50
Retention Rate:
100%

Nancy Hiester, Director of Development
Start Date: 2018

Nancy has worked in the field of development since the year 2000 and in nonprofits since 1982. She has been director of development for Friendship Bridge, Adelante Foundation, Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice and the Seniors' Resource Center. Nancy has her Masters in Public Administration at University of Colorado, Denver and was certified as a CFRE in October 2017.

Colleen Skates, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2001

Colleen has worked for Bootstraps since January, 2000. Before coming to Bootstraps, Colleen was employed as a financial analyst with Lockheed Martin for 8 years. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management from the University of Massachusetts in 1981. Colleen handles all accounting and adminstrative duties for Bootstraps, as well as maintaining contact with previous award receipients. She is the president of the Conifer High School PTSA and a voting member of the Conifer High School Leadership Council. In 2008, Colleen received the Scwartz Leadership Award from Conifer High School for her dedication in supporting the students, staff and community at Conifer High School.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
10
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
Total # of Board Members:
14
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
2

Board Demographics:

Female:
10
Male:
4
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
14
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

81%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

Board Development / Board Orientation
By-Laws
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Development / Funds / Grants/ Gifts
Finance
Fundraising
Marketing
Scholarship

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