BSF: Arts & Leaders


COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund: Organizations invited to apply Jan. 6 – 27, 2021

In the early fall, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and The Denver Foundation awarded nearly $1.2 million to 41 organizations thanks to the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund. Now, the Foundations are gearing up for a second round of emergency funding. “The arts are a critical component of the Denver metro community – bringing us joy, belonging, vibrancy. As a sector, [...]

Philanthropy for Democracy: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation joins colleagues, condemns political violence

As representatives of nonpartisan philanthropic institutions, serving rural, urban, and suburban communities across the nation, we condemn the violence that broke out at the U.S. Capitol. The events in Washington are a stain on our nation’s history and a painful break in the peaceful transition of power that has been a defining hallmark of American [...]

Meet Chrissy Deal: Bonfils-Stanton Foudation’s newest staff member

During a time when powerful, effective leadership in the nonprofit sector is critically needed more than ever, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation names Chrissy Deal as Director, Livingston Fellowship Program, Arts & Social Change Grantmaking. The newly created, senior level position is a first for the Foundation and its prestigious Livingston Fellowship Program, which will both provide [...]

The importance of listening to the community: Foundation develops pilot equitable grant program for small organizations

For several years, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has been engaged in ongoing efforts to assess and transform our grantmaking to more equitably support the full breadth of cultural activity and cultural participants in our community. As part of this effort the Foundation recently launched its DEI Opportunity Grant Initiative Program, which awarded 19 smaller organizations [...]

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Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Livingston Fellow Dr. Carl Clark shares his tips and advice

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff When we celebrated New Year’s Eve and welcomed in 2020, we had no idea what the year was quickly going to bring to us – the global COVID-19 health pandemic. When it first started, the events seem to be a blur as things happened quickly. One day we’re [...]

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