Every Gift Matters

The advice in Every Gift Matters is actionable, and the stories touching. Carrie Morgridge has a true gift for giving, and the information presented is a gold mine that can show you how to leverage your gift of time or money—regardless of size—and make it work harder, work smarter, and have a bigger impact on your community.  Carrie hopes that through her book you find your own passion to change the world.

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The Author

Carrie Morgridge is Vice President of the Morgridge Family Foundation. For the past fifteen years, she and her husband, John, have worked tirelessly to leverage their foundation's funds, spark innovation, and fuel transformation.

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The Foundation

The Morgridge Family Foundation invests in transformative gifts in education, conservation, health & wellness, and the arts.

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The Fund

All profits from book sales goes directly to the Every Gift Matters Fund, a fund dedicated to helping people to find their passion and change the world.

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#EveryGiftMatters Stories

Team Tanner

Carolyn Gdowski My gift was two-fold, it was the gift of fundraising dollars that benefitted Sherra’s boys to assist in their college education as well as a gift to the Sherra Tanner Memorial Oncology Education Fund that her husband Chris established through the Northern Colorado Medical Center Foundation.    In addition to the gift of […]


House of Hope – Family Tree

Maureen C. Silva, Ph.D. Vice President for Institutional Advancement For the 2014 holidays, my boss, Bridgewater College President David Bushman, gave his senior staff two gifts each: a $50 grocery store gift certificate and a contribution in each of our names to the local food bank. Over the holiday break, our family traveled to Denver […]

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From The Blog


My Great Divide Bike Ride

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Day 46

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Day 45

Silver City to Hachita Community Center Start 7:15 to 16:10 Weather: Over 90. Saddle 7:09:03 81:03 Avg 11.3 3299.6 We woke up extra early this morning.  It was hard to believe we were just two days from finishing our journey. The map had us on a highway for the first twenty miles.  Being the end of […]

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