Colorado Gives Day

Join one of the largest one-day giving movements in the country.

Each December Coloradans come together with the common goal to strengthen the community by helping to power nonprofits. Community First Foundation and FirstBank partner to make this day rewarding for givers, nonprofits and the community as a whole. This year Colorado Gives Day was Tuesday, December 5, and featured a $1 million Incentive Fund. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day received a portion of the fund, increasing the value of every dollar donated. Colorado Gives Day has grown to be the state’s largest one-day online giving event, raising more than $182 million since it began in 2010.

Click here to make a donation to Seed Salone through Colorado Gives.

Salone Enabling and Empowering Development (SEED), Inc. is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to enabling and empowering the rural poor of Sierra Leone, especially the most vulnerable groups, with the aim of achieving an improved standard of living by working in partnership with local groups to create community initiatives for transformative actions.

  1. Health clinics, like Nar Sarah Clinic, that provide basic out patient health care as well as 24 to 36 hour in-patient care en-route to hospital.

  2. Education scholarships to provide “financial support to 3000 “needy” elementary, secondary, and University of Sierra Leone students (1500 elementary, 1000 secondary, and 500 university students.

  3. Agricultural supplements to provide financial, material and technical support to increase productivity by farmers and fishermen for 3 consecutive years. Support for 2nd and 3rd years would be dependent on performance the previous year.

  4. Human relationship development and management through support of local churches and other civic organizations that promote healing of shattered relationships.