Awarded Grants

Arts & Culture Grants

The Allied Arts, Inc.
$3,000 to support the financial aid program for young artists

 Americas for Conservation and the Arts
$15,000 to support the Americas Latino Eco Festival

 Art Students League of Denver
$20,000 for general operating support

 Art Students League of Denver (fiscal sponsor)
$35,000 to support the Diversity in Arts & Culture Internship Program

Athena Project
$10,000 for strategic planning support

Augustana Arts
$15,000 to support the Stratus Chamber Orchestra Concert Series

 Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado
$15,000 for general operating support

 Black Cube
$10,000 to support the MONUMENTAL exhibit

 Buntport Theater Company
$20,000 for general operating support

 Central City Opera House Association
$40,000 to support CCOPresents!

Central City Opera House Association
$75,000 for general operating support

The Children’s Museum of Denver
$30,000 to support Arts Engagement and Education Programming

 Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theatre
$50,000 for general operating support

 Colorado Ballet
$55,000 for general operating support

Colorado Children’s Chorale
$40,000 for general operating support

 Colorado Media Project
$50,000 to support the Collaborative Cultural Hub and Cultural Journalism Research

 Colorado Media Project
$50,000 to support the Colorado Public Radio/Denverite Initiative

 Colorado Photographic Arts Center
$15,000 for general operating support

 Colorado Symphony Association
$100,000 for general operating support

Community-Minded Dance
$10,000 to support Lindy on the Rocks

 Curious Theatre Company
$45,000 for general operating support

 Denver Architectural Foundation
$15,000 for general operating support

 Denver Biennial of the Americas
$50,000 to support the 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival: Arts and Cultural Programming

 Denver Botanic Gardens
$50,000 to support the Bonfils-Stanton Lecture Series

 The Denver Brass, Inc.
$20,000 to support Denver Brass: The Next Generation

Denver Film Society
$25,000 to support year-round mini-fest programming

Denver Theatre District
$15,000 to support the SUPERNOVA Digital Animation Festival

Denver Young Artists Orchestra
$20,000 for general operating support

 El Sistema
$30,000 a gift in honor of Denise O’Leary for Board service to the Foundation from 2011-2019

Rainbow Militia
$13,000 to support The Zabiti Project

Friends of Chamber Music
$20,000 to support audience development and educational outreach programs

Grantmakers in the Arts
$50,000 to support the 2019 GIA Annual Conference in Denver

Grantmakers in the Arts
$10,000 for general operating support

No Credits Productions
$10,000 to support Destination Freedom: Black Radio Days

Levitt Pavilion Denver
$15,000 for general operating support

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Inc.
$20,000 to support The Writer’s Studio

Mexican Cultural Center
$25,000 for general operating and to support the Latin Beats program

Mizel Arts and Culture Center
$15,000 to support the 2018 JAAMM Festival

Museo de las Americas
$45,000 to support general operations and branding and communications efforts

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
$100,000 for general operating support

Newman Ctr for the Performing Arts
$50,000 a gift in honor of Denise O’Leary for Board service to the Foundation from 2011-2019

Newman Ctr for the Performing Arts
$25,000 for the Newman Center’s Community Connections Initiative

Opera Colorado
$65,000 for general operating support

Phamaly Theatre Company
$35,000 for general operating support and rebranding/website development

PlatteForum
$15,000 to support Creative Community Collaboration

Re:Vision
$75,000 capital support for the Arts & Culture Center as part of RISE Westwood

RedLine
$200,000 to support the Arts in Society initiative

RedLine
$25,000 for general operating support

Rocky Mountain Public Media
$50,000 to support the Collaborative Cultural Hub – Arts and Culture Collaborative Platform Development

St. Martin’s Chamber Choir
$15,000 for general operating support

Social Venture Partners (The Denver Foundation)
$15,000 to help SVP Denver address the capacity building needs of small to medium arts organizations

Stories on Stage
$10,000 for general operating support

Su Teatro
$35,000 for general operating support

Swallow Hill Music Association
$30,000 for general operating support

University of Colorado Foundation, Inc.
$150,000 a gift in honor of John E. Repine, M.D. for Board service to the Foundation from 2001-2018

VFW Post 1 Foundation
$4,000 to support the World War 1 Memorial Project exhibition

Wonderbound
$75,000 for general operating support

Youth on Record
$10,000 to support My Youth on Record podcast

Sector Leadership Development

Colorado Association of Funders
$5,000 to support the arts funders affinity group 

University of Denver
$7,000 to support the Institute for Leaders in Development at University College

Total Grants Paid in Fiscal Year 2019:  $2,405,288