2021 State of the Sector

2021 State of the Sector Recap:

  • Celebration and storytelling about our sectors work and impact in 2021 and beyond
  • Engaging discussions with change makers in our field
  • Exploration of new ways to advance the public good
  • Presentation of the Community Trailblazer Awards

Speakers Included:

  • Melanie Bravo, Caring for Colorado
  • Megan Strauss, Alpine Achievers Initiative
  • Sandra Blythe-Perry, Integrated Family Community Services

The recipients of the 2021 Community Trailblazer Award:

Individual Award-Winner: Carol Hedges, Executive Director, Colorado Fiscal Institute

2019 State of the Sector

​Community ​Trailblazer ​Award ​Winners

*The ​Community ​Trailblazer ​Award ​presented by Community Resource Center recognizes ​outstanding ​achievements ​of ​a ​person ​or ​organization ​who ​has ​promoted ​and ​led ​innovative, ​grassroots ​social ​change ​in ​Colorado’s ​nonprofit ​sector. ​Community ​Resource ​Center ​is ​proud ​to ​honor ​Rich Male (2017), Lisa Duran (2018), Lance Cheslock (2019) and One Colorado (2019) for​their ​innovative ​leadership, ​which ​has ​fundamentally ​shaped ​and ​influenced ​the ​landscape ​of ​Colorado’s ​social ​sector. ​

2017 Richard Male

Founder & President

Richard Male &

2018 Lisa Duran

Executive Director

Grassroots Grantmakers

2019 Lance Cheslock

Executive Director

La Puente Home, Inc., Alamosa

2019 One Colorado

Denver, Colorado

2021 Carol Hedges

Executive Director, Colorado Fiscal Institute