Funders and Donors
The Anschutz Foundation
The Anschutz Foundation was founded over 20 years ago and supports a broad variety of charitable initiatives that have a positive impact on the people of Colorado specifically and society in general in the areas of education, health care, human services, arts and culture, public policy, and personal and spiritual values.
Founded by the Boettcher Family in 1937 to effectively assist, encourage and promote quality of life for the citizens of Colorado, the Boettcher Foundation invests in education, community services, health, and arts & culture through merit awards, scholarships and capital grants.
The Division of Child Care is Colorado's lead agency in planning and implementing public policy on child care issues. The Division also inspects, licenses, and monitors approximately 10,000 child care facilities in Colorado, manages the child care assistance programs (CCCAP) for low-income families, and is the lead agency in implementing federal child care programs.
The Colorado Health Foundation works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation by investing in grants and initiatives to health-related nonprofits that focus on increasing the number of Coloradans with health insurance, ensuring they have access to quality, coordinated care and encouraging healthy living. For more information, please visit www.ColoradoHealth.org.
The Community Foundation is the recognized leader in preparing Boulder County for its future challenges, expanding the culture of giving, and galvanizing diverse resources to improve the quality of life for all.
The Daniels Fund’s goal is to improve the quality of the early childhood education system to ensure school readiness and support programs that enhance parental involvement, facility quality, and teacher / leadership quality.
The Denver Foundation is a community foundation dedicated to improving life in Metro Denver through inspiriting people and mobilizing resources to strengthen the community. Community foundations are endowments – permanent pools of money contributed by donors to benefit a specific geographic area. In 2010, The Foundation awarded $69 million to nonprofit organizations.
FirstBank has been a community bank since our founding in Lakewood, Colorado in 1963. Today, we have over 125 branches located throughout Colorado, Arizona and California. Over the years, FirstBank has focused on consumer and small business needs, offering a variety of banking products and services tailored to our customers. This same philosophy applies to our community service and charitable involvement.
The Gates Family Foundation invests in Colorado-based projects and organizations primarily through capital grants which have meaningful impact and enhance the quality of life for those visiting, working and living in the state. The Foundation seeks to promote self-sufficiency, excellence and innovation in education, healthy lifestyles, community enrichment, connection to nature and stewardship of the state's natural inheritance. The Foundation's actions will remain consistent with the founders' intentions and the principles of citizenship, entrepreneurship and free enterprise.
The Foundation's mission is to relieve suffering, meet basic human needs, promote self-sufficiency, and enrich the quality of life in Colorado. To learn more, please visit www.johnsonfoundation.org.
The Timothy and Bernadette Marquez Foundation changes lives by improving educational opportunities, increasing access to, and options for health care and human services for those who are underserved and/or underrepresented. The Foundation strives to support organizations that show a commitment to innovation and big ideas.
Mile High United Way unites people, ideas and resources to advance the common good in three key initiative areas: School Readiness, Youth Success and Adult Self Sufficiency. Give-Advocate-Volunteer- for a community united to create better opportunities for all.
Rose Community Foundation makes grants to organizations and institutions serving the seven-county Greater Denver community in the areas of Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life.
The Temple Hoyne Buell is a professional philanthropic organization supporting the positive development of children through grants and partnerships with other sectors of the community. The Foundation is committed to quality programs serving the needs of very young children and the families and caregivers who support them.