Our Partners

Open Up is proud to partner with over 50 local organizations which provide supportive services, including career development and resource navigation, to help people overcome obstacles such as poverty, homelessness, and incarceration. Partners of Open Up spread the word about our high-impact, low-cost program, refer hardworking home-seekers to find a home through Open Up, and contribute financially to help sustain our mission. Support from our partners continues to be the foundation of Open Up, and our work would not be possible without it. To learn more about partnering with Open Up, please contact us.

Giving Back Group

The Giving Back Group is a 5-Star rated Realtor committed to providing exceptional real estate services. Whether representing a buyer or a seller, our commitment remains the same – to provide service that exceeds our client’s expectations. And our past clients tell us we deliver!

We are proud to be a RE/MAX Alliance broker, the #1 real estate company in CO with over $3 billion in sales annually. As such, we area able to bring all the resources of being #1 to bear for our clients. 

While our focus as a business is helping buyers and sellers of residential real estate, we are also committed to supporting charitable organizations in our community.  If you work with us to buy or sell a home, we will donate 20% of our commission to Open Up* in your name!  And there is absolutely no cost to you!   If you are ready to buy or sell a home, are looking for a proven agent and would like to learn more about the Giving Back Group, send us an email at (make sure to include your name and contact info).

*The Giving Back Group will make the donation to any charitable organization at our client’s request.

Open Up, Inc. Remax Giving Back Group

Referral Partners


CrossPurpose equips unemployed or underemployed adults to become self-sufficient through job training and personal development. In one year, program graduates will be earning $15/hour or more in the career of their choice.

UpRise is a 6-month career and community development program for adults in Denver who are ready to start a new career path, improve their financial situation, and become self-sufficient.

Activate Workforce Solutions

Activate Workforce Solutions is a people-centered recruiting firm in the entry-to-middle skill labor market. Activate helps Denver-area businesses discover, retain, and develop motivated and loyal talent in hard-to-fill and high-turnover jobs.

Women’s Bean Project

Women’s Bean Project believes all women have the power to transform their lives through employment. They hire women who are chronically unemployed and we teach them to work by making nourishing products that we sell across the US through some of the country’s largest retailers. Through their work at Women’s Bean Project, the women learn to stand tall, find their purpose and break the cycle of poverty. Because when you change a woman’s life, you change her family’s life.

Hope House of Colorado

Hope House of Colorado is committed to transforming the lives of teen mothers around the world.

Family Promise of Greater Denver

Family Promise partners with diverse congregations to provide shelter, meals, and hospitality to families experiencing homelessness within the Denver-metro area. These congregations partner to support their mission to help families experiencing homelessness by providing emergency shelter, meals and supportive services on the path to self-sufficiency.

Providence Bible Church

Providence Bible Church is an evangelical Christian church in Northeast Denver whose mission is to exalt the name of Jesus Christ in the city by loving him and sharing his love with all people.

Cherry Hills Community Church

Cherry Hills Community Church collaborates with urban ministries to serve local communities through youth and adult education, mentoring, community development, and discipleship programs.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

The Coalition is a national leader in providing integrated housing, health care, vocational and supportive services, creating lasting solutions to homelessness.

Saint Francis Center

St. Francis Center’s programs and services are tailored toward adult women and men, and focus on daytime shelter, social services, health and wellness, housing, employment, and outreach. At SFC, guests have the opportunity work with a variety of specialists, depending on their individual needs, which is often the first step toward transformation and ultimately self-sufficiency.


We’re a nonprofit organization specializing in recruiting, IT training, and coaching that focuses on professional and interpersonal development to enable our students to succeed in IT careers and achieve economic freedom. ActivateIT was founded in 2019 as a collaboration between Activate Workforce Solutions and Per Scholas, a national IT training organization, to meet IT talent shortages in Denver and improve economic mobility.

Mile High Youth Corps

Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) helps youth make a difference in themselves and their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences.  MHYC offers career pathways in land, energy and water conservation; construction and health & wellness for young adults ages 17-24.