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Grantee Spotlight

Su Teatro

The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is pleased to support Su Teatro and its dynamic programs that showcase the history and experiences of Chicanos/Latinos. Su Teatro is embarking on an exciting project, San Arte, that will expand facilities, create new classrooms and an outdoor performance and community gathering space, and position Su Teatro as a key gateway and connection to the Santa Fe Arts District.

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Fellow Spotlight

Francisco “Cisco” Gallardo

In his teen years, Francisco “Cisco” Gallardo joined what has been one of the largest gangs in Denver’s north side. Since that time, after facing a possible 48 years in prison, he has dedicated his life to undoing the damage he helped cause. By redefining respect, power and pride, he has helped countless young people, over the past 20 years, to redefine their own lives through his work in the community.

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Honoree Spotlight

Curtis Fentress

The architectural works of Curtis Fentress have transformed the skylines of cities around the world, and host over 500 million visitors annually. Mr. Fentress is driven by his fascination with large scale public projects and making civic buildings more humanistic. He is a pioneer in sustainability, integrating strict sustainability objectives with practical, real-life solutions.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s extremely excited about Arts in Society, and its potential to impact Denver and the entire state of Colorado. It is a unique partnership between private foundations and a government agency. We hope it will serve as a local and national model of how funders can join forces at the local level to leverage their capacity for impact……Full Post.

Stephanie Villafuerte, Livingston Fellow class of 2015, decides to head into the kitchen and learn how to cook! The idea originated from the bigger idea of exploring how to create balance between her work world and personal life. Not just any kitchen class, either. A vegan cooking class!…..Full Post.

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s President and CEO, Gary Steuer gives his thoughts on Americans for the Arts recent “Statement on Cultural Equity.” It is an important milestone and something that all who care about the arts should read….Full Post.