SUPPORTERS & PARTNERS
Access Opportunity is deeply grateful for our community of supporters, partners, and volunteers. We have so much gratitude for the rich diversity of skills, experiences, and knowledge this community brings to Access Opportunity. Thank you for your support!
ALTVIA SOLUTIONS finds purpose in being a source of energy, inspiration, and abundance for employees, clients, and partners. Altvia values transparency, trust, accountability, ambition, innovation, and a "we over me" mentality. Thanks to Altvia Solutions for providing space for our students to train, build community, and fully experience our programs!
CAL-WOOD EDUCATION CENTER, located near Jamestown, CO, provides unique outdoor and environmental education for youth. All AO students are invited to participate in an overnight retreat at the Center to strengthen community and camaraderie across all grade levels.
Thanks to Cal-Wood for providing such a safe and empowering outdoor experience for our students!
CRM GROWTH STRATEGY gives non-profit organizations coaching and training to keep track of donors, revenue, volunteers, and community in one central place. Effective tracking of these various stakeholders results in increased efficiency and broader impact. Thanks to CRM Growth Strategies for giving us the opportunity to track our students' progress through the development of our Salesforce database!
MSU DENVER is committed to fostering equity and providing accessible educational opportunities to students in Colorado. With core values of community, access, and diversity, MSU serves not just their students but the larger community of equity-minded schools and organizations in Denver and beyond. Thanks to MSU for co-hosting events that have broadened access to college and career opportunities for students in Colorado!
CU BOULDER through the Reneé Crown Wellness Institute, is a home for research and practice that is dedicated to the social and emotional wellness of all young people (and the adults who support them). They build networks where teams of researchers, families, teachers, young people, and community members work together as equal partners. Thanks to CU for helping us develop our Social Emotional Learning Program in partnership with our students and staff!
BALL CORPORATION recognizes the whole of a company is greater than the sum of its parts. They believe in their people, culture, and their ability to deliver value to all our stakeholders. Thanks to Ball Corporation for years of partnership and use of your space, giving our students and staff a safe and consistent space to further learning!
COLLEGE ESSAY GUY provides high-quality essay and application support for any student, anywhere. With straightforward tools and guidance that inspire creativity and personal growth, College Essay Guy goes beyond traditional coaching to include free, access-focused programs like College Essay Guy for Schools and the Matchlighters Scholars Program. Thanks to CEG for providing a wealth of resources to our students and professional learning opportunities for our staff!
THE NATIONAL COLLEGE ATTAINMENT NETWORK seeks to build, strengthen, and empower communities to close equity gaps in postsecondary attainment for all students. Drawing on the expertise of hundreds of organizational members in every U.S. state, NCAN is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of support that underrepresented students receive to access and succeed in postsecondary education. Access Opportunity is a proud NCAN member!
THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER provides an additional need-based scholarship, through the Pathways Scholarship Program, to students in the Pioneer Prep Program and other select college access programs, Pathways is designed to attract and retain academically talented undergraduate students with significant financial need. Thanks to DU for providing financial support as well as admissions, financial aid, and outreach events
to our students!
CAKE4KIDS is composed of volunteers whose mission is to bake and deliver sweet treats to underserved communities. Each year, volunteer bakers make celebratory cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and bars for high school seniors to share with their loved ones and celebrate their graduation. Thanks to Cake4Kids and their volunteers for providing sweet treats to our high school seniors and for other student events!
COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER (CRC) is an organization whose mission is to support other nonprofits with tools and strategies that help strengthen their community impact, with a goal of working collaboratively to create a more equitable Colorado. Thanks to CRC for providing empowering and effective staff training and supporting our program evaluation efforts!
FUTUREMAP is a peer led, tech enabled career coaching program that partners deeply with organizations that want to support and uplift young people in their early careers, particularly those from diverse backgrounds. Thanks to FutureMap for providing a supportive community of learning for our staff and valuable resources for our students!
PROSPERITY DENVER FUND offers financial reimbursement to scholarship providers and educates Denver’s teachers, students, and families about these opportunities. The Prosperity Denver Fund was a result of a successful ordinance that called for an 0.08% sales tax to be distributed to qualifying nonprofits providing scholarships to Denver students. Thanks to Prosperity Denver Fund for your financial support and partnership in supporting students!
YOUTH CELEBRATE DIVERSITY is a non-profit organization building a movement of students and educators organizing, educating, and taking action for inclusion and social justice. YCD is dedicated to educating and empowering youth in order to advance inclusion and equity for all. Thanks to YCD for supporting our ongoing professional development in staff training and civic engagement training for students!
Access Opportunity works closely with organizations across the greater Denver Metro area to provide students the resources they need to be successful in their journey to and through college.
Academy High School
Asian Girls Ignite
Aurora Central High School
Boulder High School
Cultiva Youth Project
Denver Center for 21st Century Learning (DC-21)
Denver Center for International Studies
Denver Kids Inc.
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Denver South High School
Denver Test Prep
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College
DSST: Byers High School
DSST: Cole High School
DSST: Elevate Northeast High School
DSST: Montview High School
East High School
Empower Community High School
Five Star Online Academy
Frederick High School
Gary Community Ventures
Gateway High School
George Washington High School
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver
John F. Kennedy High School
Kent Denver School
KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
Lakewood High School
Longmont High School
Lotus School for Excellence
Manual High School
Mapleton Early College
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts
Minds Matter Colorado
Overland High School
Northglenn High School
North High School
Overland High School
Pre-Collegiate Development Program
Rise Above Colorado
Skyline High School
South High School
Thomas Jefferson High School
Thornton High School
West High School
Westminster High School
William Smith High School
If you work with 10th grade students who you believe would be a good fit for our program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, we are excited to work with the following high school and nonprofit partners, who help refer students to our program: