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FIVE COLORADO NONPROFIT LEADERS JUST SELECTED FOR 2017 LIVINGSTON FELLOWSHIP

Denver, CO (November 14, 2016) – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, the Mile High City’s catalyst for fueling a community of passionate, collaborative and effective nonprofit leaders, has just announced the selection of the 2017 Livingston Fellows. The Livingston Fellowship Program provides grants of $25,000 to give promising nonprofit leaders the opportunity for advanced study, research, and professional development.

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COLORADO CREATIVE INDUSTRIES JOINS ARTS IN SOCIETY COLLABORATIVE GRANTMAKING PROGRAM

Denver, CO (August 31, 2016)– Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) today announced that it joined Arts in Society, a collaborative grantmaking program established by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Hemera Foundation in partnership with RedLine Contemporary Art Center. This program, which launched in early August 2016, is designed to build capacity for social practice projects that implement artistic excellence to engage social issues. CCI’s newly announced partnership in the program will increase annual funding to a total of $500,000 and expand the granting area to include communities across Colorado.

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NEW “ARTS IN SOCIETY” PROGRAM LAUNCHED TO PROMOTE CROSS SECTOR WORK THROUGH THE ARTS  

Denver, CO – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Hemera Foundation in partnership with RedLine Contemporary Art Center are excited to announce that beginning August 10, 2016, we will join forces to launch a new collaborative grantmaking program:  Arts in Society.   Hemera Foundation and Bonfils-Stanton Foundation are funding the initiative that will be administered by RedLine. This program has an expressed mission to foster cross-sector work through the arts. Through this partnership we seek to build capacity for social practice projects that implement artistic excellence to engage social issues in the seven-county Denver Metro area.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces New Trustee AND Fourth Quarter Grants
Prominent Colorado foundation awards over $900,000 in local grants to enrich the community through the arts

DENVER, May 4, 2016 – At its fourth quarter meeting, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Board of Trustees elected a new Community Trustee – Maruca Salazar and awarded 12 grants totaling $903,000 to cultural organizations including Central City Opera, The Children’s Museum, Mexican Cultural Center and Denver Botanic Gardens.

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31st Annual Bonfils-Stanton Awards Honor Three Colorado Leaders with $35,000 Cash Reward

Architect Curtis Fentress, Philanthropist Merle C. Chambers and Children’s Hospital Colorado Named as 2016 Honorees

Denver, May 2, 2016 – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation believes that Colorado is a state where creativity thrives, where patrons and civic leaders see the arts as key to a healthy community, and where the arts are integrated with science, medicine and other areas of our society. On May 13 at the Grand Hyatt Denver, they will recognize and honor three Colorado leaders at their 31st Annual Awards Luncheon.

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Five Colorado Nonprofit Leaders Selected For 2016 Livingston Fellowship

Unique investment by the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation supports advanced learning and development for promising nonprofit leaders

Denver, May 2, 2016 – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is proud to announce the selection of the 2016 Livingston Fellows. The Livingston Fellowship Program provides grants of $25,000 to give promising nonprofit leaders the opportunity for advanced study, research, and professional development.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces Third Quarter Grants

Colorado foundation awards over $600,000 to enrich community through the Arts

Denver, January 22, 2016 – The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation announced third quarter grants totaling $665,000. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on the arts and their power to animate places, inspire people, and nurture the creativity that fuels intellectual economy.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces First Quarter Grants
Colorado foundation awards over $500,000 to enrich community through the Arts

Denver, July 15, 2015 – The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation announced the award of 9 new grants and one pledge payment totaling $562,500. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on the arts and their power to animate places, inspire people, and nurture the creativity that fuels intellectual economy.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces New BOARD Trustees AND Fourth Quarter Grants
Prominent Colorado foundation awards nearly $700,000 in local grants to enrich the community through the arts

DENVER, May 20, 2015 – At its fourth quarter meeting, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Board of Trustees elected two new members to its Board – Deborah Jordy and Chip Walton. Additional work of the Board included the creation of a new Community Trustee category intended to broaden its reach in the community and the awarding 19 grants totaling $692,520 to prestigious organizations including The Denver Film Society, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater, The Children’s museum and Opera Colorado.

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30th Annual Bonfils-Stanton Awards Honors Renowned Leaders for Significant Contributions to Colorado
Prominent Colorado foundation recognizes three extraordinary Coloradans and announces the distinguished 2015 class of Livingston Fellows

DENVER – May 8, 2015 – The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Annual Award Program by announcing the 2015 recipients of the prestigious Bonfils-Stanton Awards. The awards recognize Coloradans advancing excellence in Arts and Humanities, Community Service and Science and Medicine. The Foundation also unveiled its 11th class of the esteemed Livingston Fellowship Program, which helps move nonprofit leaders from success to significance by providing advanced learning and professional development opportunities, including a $25,000 grant.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces Third Quarter Grants
Enriching community through the Arts

Denver, January 20, 2015 – The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation announced 12 grants totaling $607,500. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on the arts and their power to animate places, inspire people, and nurture the creativity that fuels intellectual economy.

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces Second Quarter Grants
Enriching community through the Arts

Denver, November 10, 2014 – The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation announced nine grants totaling $405,000. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on the arts and their power to animate places, inspire people, and nurture the creativity that fuels intellectual economy.

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