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Safety Foundation

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In order to give back to our local communities and support safety initiatives, E-470 launched the Transportation  Safety Foundation on June 1, 2001. Today, the E-470 Transportation Safety Foundation operates exclusively to promote charitable giving, public safety, transportation safety, driver education, and other educational purposes throughout Colorado.

Click here to watch a video and learn more about our Transportation Safety Foundation. 

For more information about the E-470 Transportation Safety Foundation please contact us at TSF@e-470.com or 303-537-3700.
 
Alive at 25
The Alive at 25 program is an early driving intervention course offered to drivers age 15-24 to help prevent traffic violations, collisions, and fatalities on our roads. We invite you to join us for a half day of Alive at 25 classroom instruction held one Saturday per month at the E-470 administrative headquarters in Aurora. 

Click here to sign up for Alive at 25 online.

Alive at 25 2020 Class Dates
June 13
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 7
December 12

Grant Program

Each year, the E-470 Transportation Safety Foundation awards up to eight $2,500 grants to nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt government entities along the E-470 corridor and throughout the state of Colorado. Additionally, this program provides $200 donations to local High School After Prom events.


High School After Prom
In an effort to provide a safe and fun activity for students to attend on prom night each year, the Transportation Safety Foundation grants $200 to selected high schools in the area to help fund their after prom events.

In 2019, 23 local high schools received grants. This year, due to the unfortunate cancellations of prom events at high schools across the state, the foundation was able to fund seven after prom events. 

This year's high school recipients are:

​Rock Canyon High School
​Heritage High School
​Standley Lake High School
Conifer High School
​Frederick High School
​Greeley West High School
​Caliche High School




2020 Grant Recipients
The Transportation Safety Foundation board of directors awarded nine transportation safety grants this year to support teen driving education and seat belt safety, transportation safety for seniors and veterans, defensive driving and CPR/AED education and car seat safety programs in our local communities.

Arapahoe Early Childhood Council
Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council (ACECC) promotes programs and services that support a safe, smart and healthy start for young children and their families in Arapahoe County. Click here ro learn more. 


Aurora Fire Rescue
Aurora Fire Rescue aims to reduce injury and severity of injuries to children during a motor vehicle crash by providing car seat education and installation for city residents. The organization works to have at least four car seat technicians on shift at all times and host regular car seat installation clinics at their fire stations. Click here to learn more.  

Castle Rock Senior Activity Center
The Castle Rock Senior Activity Center provides services and programming including transportation services in Douglas County to help adults aged 50+ to live independent and fulfilled lives and to age in place. Click here to learn more.



Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
As part of the Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation, the Child Passenger Safety program works to reduce the number of serious pediatric injuries in traffic crashes and the number of unrestrained child passengers. The Foundation does this by providing convertible car seats, child passenger safety classes and car seat installation.
Click here to learn more.



Cultivate

Cultivate provides seniors the ability to age in place with dignity and independence, and offers transportation as well as other essential safety net services to adults 60+ along the Front Range. The organization also provides rides to veterans and their family members over the age of 60. Click here to learn more. 


Save Our Youth
Save Our Youth offers long-term one-to-one mentor relationships on wise decision making, including transportation safety guidelines, and the organization provides supplemental education programs to youth between the ages of 10 and 17, including public transportation vouchers to youth who attend the Summer Academic Recovery program. Click here to learn more.


South Metro Safety Foundation
South Metro Safety Foundation is an extension of the South Metro Fire & Rescue Authority that provides safety and injury prevention programs in the South Metro Denver areas including the Crash Avoidance driving class for new teen drivers, Seat Belts Save Lives program and License to Survive seminars for parents and teens about to begin the driving process. Click here to learn more.



WeeCycle

WeeCycle provides baby and toddler items to low-income Colorado families to ensure they have everything needed for healthy growth, development and safety for their babies, including car seats. Click here to learn more.



Weld County Youth Conservation Corp (WCYCC)
WCYCC provides opportunities for youth to develop job skills, be exposed to positive attitudes towards community service and participate in meaningful work that produces tangible benefits for Weld County. To facilitate transportation to these activities, WCYCC members who may need to drive county vehicles will be trained in defensive driving, van driving, weather hazard driving and first aid/CPR and AED.


Fundraising
The E-470 Transportation Safety Foundation raises its own funds separately from E-470 toll revenue by hosting biennial summer golf tournament fundraisers. The 2019 golf tournament was held at the Pradera Golf Course in Parker, Colorado and raised ample funds to support our foundation and local safety initiatives. Thank you to all sponsors and participants for helping support transportation safety in Colorado!




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