Our first project is an apartment building with 36-48 apartments. 50% of the apartments are allocated for adults with developmental disabilities and the rest for tenants from the general population.
Step One: Land
Columbine Hills Church in Littleton has indicated a willingness to sell or lease 1.3 acres of land which would be perfect for Independence House.
Legal Documents $ 5,000*
Down payment $ 100,000*
Step Two: Architect
We will need an inspired and talented architect to design our building. Requests for proposals have been sent to 10 architects selected from a carefully compiled list of candidates.
Selection of Architect and First Renderings $ 100,000*
Step Three: Project Planning
We have engaged the Community Capital Corporation as our financial, political and development advisors. Their team, headed by Michele Tonti, will guide us through government-funding opportunities and the complexities of bringing Independence House into being.
Project Management Fees – Year One $ 50,000*
Step Four: Public Awareness and Fund Raising
It takes money to make money! We are fortunate to have a team of marketing, event, and grant-writing experts to lead us in our multi-pronged fund raising efforts.
Marketing Services – Year One $ 15,000*
*all amounts are estimated as of May 1, 2017