Past Challenge Projects

Since 2005, Ignite Louisville teams have taken on over 135 projects for local nonprofit organizations. These projects run the gamut from developing strategic marketing plans and branding campaigns, to establishing key community partnerships and recruiting volunteers, to fundraising and securing in-kind donations, plus a host of other creative solutions to challenges faced by nonprofit agencies.

To date, the following organizations have partnered with Ignite Louisville teams:

Organization/Year of participation

55,000 Degrees, Spring 2016
Academy at St. Andrews, 2012
Adelante Hispanic Achievers, Fall 2018
Active Heroes, Spring 2014
American Heart Association, 2011
Americana Community Center, Inc., 2011, Fall 2016
Arcadia, 2006
The Arrow Fund, Fall 2016
Backside Learning Center, Fall 2015
Bank on Louisville, Spring 2014
Bates Community Development Corporation, Spring 2018
Best Buddies Kentucky, 2011
The Big Table, Spring 2020
Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, 2011, Fall 2016
Brooklawn Child & Family Services, 2013
CASA of the River Region, Fall 2018
C.H.O.I.C.E., (Children Have Options In Choosing Experiences), 2010
Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Inc., 2009
California Area Family Development Center, Spring 2014
Carriage House, 2010
Catholic Charities, 2006
Center for Women & Families, 2008
Community Winterhelp, Share the Warmth, 2006
Critically Loved, Spring 2020
Dare To Care Food Bank, 2012
Dogs Helping Heroes, Fall 2017
Doctors and Lawyers for Kids, Fall 2019
Down Syndrome, Fall 2014
Dreams with Wings, 2009, Spring 2016
Dress for Success Louisville, 2012
ECHO (Exploited Children’s Help Organization), 2009
Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana, Fall 2017
Family & Children’s Place, Spring 2017
Family Scholar House, 2009
FEAT of Louisville, Inc., 2008, Spring 2020
Food Literacy Project, Spring 2017
Frazier History Museum, Spring 2014
Friend for Life Cancer Support Network, 2008
Friends of the Louisville Free Public Library, Fall 2014
Fund for the Arts, Spring 2015, Fall 2018
Gilda’s Club Louisville, 2009
Girls on the Run of Louisville, 2011, Spring 2019
Global Game Changers, Fall 2016
Greater Louisville Medical Society Foundation, Spring 2017
Green Hill Therapy, 2007, Spring 2016
GuardiaCare Services, Inc., 2010
Hand in Hand Ministries, Fall 2016
Happy Birthday Park, 2013
Harbor House, Fall 2015
Heuser Hearing and Language Academy, Fall 2018
Hildegard House, Spring 2018
Home of the Innocents, 2009
Hope Scarves, 2013
House of Hope, Spring 2019
House of Ruth, 2009
Inside the Lines Training Inc., Fall 2018
Jewish Family & Career Services, 2012
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, 2005
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 2011
Kentucky Humane Society, 2012
Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Spring 2016
Kentucky Science Center, Spring 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, 2008
Kentucky Waterways Alliance, Spring 2018
Keystone Learning Academy (formerly California Area Family Development Center), Spring 2014
Kids Cancer Alliance, Fall 2014
Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, 2013, Spring 2017
Library Foundation, Spring 2019
Louisville Diversified Services (LDS), 2005
Louisville Girls Leadership, Fall 2015
Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), Fall 2019
Louisville Metro Police Foundation, Spring 2014
Louisville Nature Center, Spring 2017
Louisville Public Media, Spring 2015
Louisville Science Center, 2010
Louisville Sports Commission, Fall 2014
Louisville Urban League, Spring 2018
Louisville Youth Group, Spring 2019
Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council, 2013
Maryhurst, 2011, Fall 2017
Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, 2006
Meredith Dunn School, 2008
Mission Behind Bars and Beyond, Spring 2017
Morton Center, Spring 2015
Muscular Dystrophy Association – Louisville Chapter, 2007
Nativity Academy, 2009, Fall 2015
Neighborhood House, Spring 2015
New Legacy Re-entry Corporation, Fall 2014
New Roots, Spring 2014
Office of International Affairs, 2005
Open Door, Spring 2016
OneWest, Fall 2017
Passionate About Kids, 2010
Portland Museum, Fall 2016
Rauch, Inc., Spring 2015
Restorative Justice Louisville, 2013
River City Housing, Spring 2019
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana, 2010
Roots 101: African American Museum, Spring 2020
Salvation Army Louisville, 2008, Spring 2015
SeniorCare Experts (formerly Senior Citizens East), 2007
Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Fall 2019
Smoketown Family Wellness Center, Spring 2019
South Louisville Community Ministries – The Rosewater, Spring 2020
St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, 2013
St. George’s Community Center, Fall 2014
St John’s Center, 2007
St. Vincent de Paul, Fall 2015
Steward’s Staff, Inc,. 2010
Success by Six – Metro United Way, 2005
Summit Academy, Fall 2017
Surgery on Sunday, Fall 2015
University of Louisville, 2006
UP (Uniting Partners for Women and Children), Fall 2018
USA Cares, Fall 2019
Village of Louisville, 2007
Visually Impaired Preschool Services, 2010
Volunteers of America, Spring 2014
Waterstep (Formerly Edge Outreach), 2012
Wellspring, Fall 2019
West End School for Boys / New Zion Community Development Foundation, 2007
WHAS Crusade for Children, Spring 2018
Wilderness Louisville, Fall 2017
Women 4 Women / Champions 4 Her, 2008
YMCA of Greater Louisville, Northeast Family Center / Run! Louisville, Run!, 2007
YMCA Safe Place Services, 2005, Spring 2016
Young Authors Greenhouse, Fall 2019
YouthBuild Louisville, 2012, Spring 2018
Young Professionals Advocating for Kentucky (in partnership with YPAL), 2006

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