Denver Shared Space Project
What is the Denver Shared Space Project?
The Denver Shared Space Project is a nationally recognized, public-private partnership that promotes best-practices in the creation and operation of shared space centers in Denver. Started in 2009 by the Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships, Piton Foundation, and Urban Land Conservancy, the Project promotes the growing trend within the nonprofit community of applying a shared space model as a core operational strategy.
- Working to create new multi-tenant nonprofit centers;
- Providing information, tools, and forums for knowledge-sharing around creation and operation of shared spaces;
- Streamlining City and community resources to achieve strategic efficiencies in nonprofit facility investment;
- Facilitating a formal network of shared space nonprofit centers.
How can working in a shared space environment benefit you?
- Resources are maximized through occupancy and operating efficiencies
- Centers serve as strong community anchors
- Community has improved access to a range of organizations
- Greater community impact and mission fulfillment
- Partnerships and collaborations are organically formed due to proximity
- Grant dollars and resources go further because each shared space houses multiple organizations
Who works with DSSP?
- Real Estate Professionals
- Elected Officials
- Civic Leaders
- City and State Agencies
Free resources available at www.DenverSharedSpaces.org:
• Advertise available office space for lease
• Identify professionals, “ask an expert” questions related to shared space
• Locate or advertise meeting space for special events such as trainings, retreats, meetings
• Participate in forums and other educational opportunities to learn best practices around shared space