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Get to Know: Michael Niyompong, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2016

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff When 2016 Livingston Fellow Michael Niyompong describes how he began his work as Chief Operating Officer at Clayton Early Learning, he says, “It was love at first sight.” Michael knew Clayton was his next chapter, after he admittedly stumbled upon the opportunity. At first, he didn’t realize [...]

2018-02-16T11:12:29+00:00 February 8th, 2018|1 Comment

2017 in Review: A Great Year for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

As we look forward to what 2018 will bring, it has us reflecting on 2017 – the big milestones, projects, awarded grants, community partnerships, Livingston Fellows, Honorees and more. Bonfils-Stanton Foundation continued to make strategic investments in Denver’s arts & culture organizations and nonprofit leadership which are essential to building a vibrant community. We [...]

2018-02-08T16:59:45+00:00 February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Where’s Colorado Ballet Dancer Maria Mosina After Retiring in 2017? We Have an Update.

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff In 2017, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation honored Colorado Ballet’s principal dancer of 21 seasons, Maria Mosina, with the Artist Award at our Annual Awards Luncheon. Since her arrival at Colorado Ballet in 1995, Maria’s artistry, professionalism and her ability to transpose a role on stage helped set her apart [...]

2018-02-07T13:03:40+00:00 February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Has a New Face Behind the Scenes: Meet Sarah Saffari

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has a new face behind the scenes. If you call our offices or attend an upcoming Foundation event, you’ll likely be acquainted with our new part-time administrative assistant, Sarah Saffari. In the office Tuesdays through Fridays mornings, Sarah will be working hard managing the ins-and-outs [...]

2018-02-07T09:45:13+00:00 February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

How a Trip to Mexico was a Necessary Leadership Pivot for One Livingston Fellow

By Louise Martorano, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017 My Livingston Fellowship launched with a trip to Mexico City in February 2017. The activity itself was to experience a new city, practice my Spanish, and attend a side of the arts industry that is oftentimes distant from my work at RedLine Denver: Art fairs. My [...]

2018-02-04T09:10:32+00:00 February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

5 Organizations Have Been Selected to Compete in Colorado Art Tank 2018. Here’s the List.

Denver, Colorado (January 17, 2018) – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is pleased to once again partner with The Denver Foundation’s Arts Affinity Group for Colorado Art Tank 2018. Five finalists have officially been selected and announced to compete for up to $55,000 in funding at the live, public event. Control Group Productions, Denver Talent Show Network, [...]

2018-02-08T15:31:22+00:00 January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Time to Nominate for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2018 Annual Awards

Do you know a Colorado individual or organization who has made significant and unique contributions as an Artist, through Community Service for the Arts or through the intersection of Science, Medicine and the Arts? Well, it’s time to nominate them for the 2018 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Awards! Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, December 15. ‘The [...]

2017-11-08T09:13:05+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Time to Nominate for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2018 Annual Awards

Get to Know: Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017, Nina Martinez

Written by Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Sometimes helping others in the community isn’t always easy. It takes bravery. Compassion. And more strength than Superman, Wonder Woman and the Hulk combined. It is not an overstatement to assert that 2017 Livingston Fellow Nina Martinez embodies everything that is good in this world; she takes her [...]

2017-10-11T13:02:43+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Get to Know: Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017, Nina Martinez

2018 Livingston Fellows Announced at a Celebration of Leadership

Written by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff On October 4, The Barton Institute of the University of Denver, in partnership with Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, the Colorado Association of Funders, and the Quarterly Forum, hosted a convening of nonprofit and philanthropy leaders and practitioners at the University of Denver who sought ways to expand their leadership and push the [...]

2017-10-11T13:02:40+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on 2018 Livingston Fellows Announced at a Celebration of Leadership

How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership

Written by Andrea Fulton, Livingston Fellow Class of 2016 The bus lurched to a stop near one of the public plazas in Old Havana. Tired from the early flight and a little overheated from the rush of humidity and insufficient air conditioning, the 17 of us stumbled to the cobblestone and tried to focus on [...]

2017-10-07T06:01:25+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Comments Off on How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership