BSF: Arts & Leaders


What a year! Here’s a brief look at the breadth of Bonfils-Stanton Foundation support from 2019

By Gina Ferrari, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation's Director of Grants Looking back at 2019, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation are once again in awe of the incredible creative contributions of our grantees and the entire arts & culture community in Denver. As patrons, participants, makers and audience members, we have access to a truly vibrant, diverse and robust [...]

What Nobel Prize winner Dr. Warren Washington has to say about climate change, research

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Have you ever seen that graphic floating around the Internet asking people who they’d like to choose to sit on a park bench with for two hours – and why? Well, we’ll add someone to your list – Dr. Warren Washington. After reading his biography and more [...]

Embracing change: Get to know Livingston Fellow Christy Whitney

Written by Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff One of our favorite things about Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s Livingston Fellowship Program is the community it creates from leader to leader all over the state of Colorado. The program connects leaders from nonprofit organizations together to help each other out. We’ve seen firsthand the friendships that have [...]

Here’s how we’re helping to get Coloradans the arts news and information they want (and deserve!)

By Gary Steuer, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation President & CEO For many years, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has been following the dramatic changes taking place in the local news landscape, and especially the impact of the declining local cultural journalism system on the arts and culture sector. The Wonderbound company in Garrett Ammon’s DIVISIONS with Flobots. [...]

A trip to Washington D.C.: Teva Sienicki, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2015

By Teva Sienicki, Livingston Fellow Class of 2015 As part of my Livingston Fellowship activities, I took a trip to our nation’s capital to explore the policy and advocacy landscape around poverty and hunger. These days D.C. feels like a beaten city. In literally all my meetings- from those with activists on the [...]