Blog 2018-01-19T16:49:14+00:00

BSF: Arts & Leaders


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 [...]

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 [...]

February 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]