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Fellow Interview, Dave Ryan, 2015

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff 2015 Livingston Fellow, Dave Ryan, answered some questions for us about his current role, and how the Livingston Fellowship enhanced his leadership knowledge. BSF: How is the Livingston Fellowship Program enhancing your personal leadership?  DR: The Livingston Fellowship is helping me in two main ways: It has forced me to think about my own leadership [...]

November 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Fellow Interview, Dave Ryan, 2015

Enhancing Arts Engagement with Diverse Communities

By Gary Steuer Responding to the concerns of many of our grantees about how to effectively build more diversity and inclusion into their audience development efforts, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation retained cultural audience diversity expert Donna Walker-Kuhne (pictured above) to help us assess the needs and begin to develop strategies on how to tackle this challenge. [...]

November 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Enhancing Arts Engagement with Diverse Communities

Rachel aprende Español

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff It seems like a great New Year’s resolution: Learning another language. But how many of us actually take the initiative and sign-up for a class? Rachel Basye is a 2015 Livingston Fellow and Executive Director of the Arts Students League of Denver, and she has begun the initial steps of her [...]

November 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Rachel aprende Español

Arts Innovation Fund Grant in Action at IdeaLab on November 6

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff In April 2015, the Foundation awarded an Arts Innovation Fund grant to Springboard for the Arts to support the partnership between Springboard for the Arts, Issue Media Group, and Confluence Denver to expand coverage of Denver artists through a national platform; and to pilot Creative Exchange IdeaLab, a convening highlighting local [...]

October 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Arts Innovation Fund Grant in Action at IdeaLab on November 6

The Humanity in Japan’s Architectural Design

By Jacob (Coby) Gould, Executive Director, The GrowHaus & Livingston Fellow, Class of 2014   The Livingston Fellowship Program provides advanced learning opportunities to promising nonprofit leaders who hold significant leadership roles in Colorado’s nonprofit sector. This innovative professional development program reflects our belief that no investment in the tangible assets of a nonprofit organization can equal [...]

September 9th, 2015|Comments Off on The Humanity in Japan’s Architectural Design

Denver Grant Maker Narrows Focus to the Arts — Just the Arts

By Bonfils-Stanton Staff Our grant-making focus on the arts has been featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Check out the article: In a change years in the making, the Denver-based foundation recently shifted all of its support to the arts — a move that’s rare, if not unprecedented, for a grant maker with previously broad [...]

August 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Denver Grant Maker Narrows Focus to the Arts — Just the Arts

2015 Livingston Fellows Gather for Leadership Retreat

By Gary Steuer The Livingston Fellowship program – now in its 11th year – begins with the five new Fellows gathering for a retreat where they share their preliminary thinking about what leadership development challenges they want to tackle and how. Last week, the 2015 class held their retreat at Highland Haven Creekside Inn in Evergreen, [...]

August 5th, 2015|Comments Off on 2015 Livingston Fellows Gather for Leadership Retreat

Livingston Fellows Compete in Dragon Boat Race

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff There’s a hot new Dragon Boat Team in town and you might want to keep an eye on them in the future. An enthusiastic group of Livingston Fellows, inspired by Erin Yoshimura, Executive Director of the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and 2014 Livingston Fellow, showed great determination on July 19 when [...]

July 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Livingston Fellows Compete in Dragon Boat Race