COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund

The application process is currently closed. The first round of grants will be announced soon! To review guidelines, visit the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund. About the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund: As Denver arts & culture organizations are hit with an unprecedented loss in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bonfils-Stanton [...]

2020-07-29T16:14:00-06:00March 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund

How the public can help Denver’s struggling arts & culture sector

The cultural sector is critical to our quality of life in Denver Metro, to our humanity, to our community vibrancy and diversity, and touches all of us in so many ways. For every individual who loves attending concerts and plays, visiting museums, going to dance performances and enjoying all of Denver’s unique cultural offerings, [...]

2020-05-29T09:13:15-06:00May 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How the public can help Denver’s struggling arts & culture sector

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Responds to the Colorado coronavirus crisis

By Gary Steuer, President & CEO The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s mission is to foster, through arts and culture, a creative, inspiring and connected community in the Denver region. Our vision is a Denver alive with vibrant, relevant, and compelling arts and culture that is accessible to all, and filled with passionate, collaborative and effective [...]

2020-04-30T09:24:32-06:00April 29th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Responds to the Colorado coronavirus crisis

It’s time to apply for an Arts in Society 2021 grant – here’s everything you need to know

There’s no doubt that organizations and individuals will need more assistance in the coming year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Arts in Society partners have decided to respond to the health crisis by pivoting and expediting the regularly scheduled 2021 Arts in Society grant cycle. The program supports individuals and organizations who seek [...]

2020-04-29T07:08:53-06:00April 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on It’s time to apply for an Arts in Society 2021 grant – here’s everything you need to know

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces Emergency Funding to Assist Current Arts & Culture Grantees Impacted by COVID-19

By Gary Steuer, CEO & President The COVID-19 crisis is having a profound impact on the health of our cultural organizations and artists. Organizations have been closed, shows and concerts cancelled, fundraisers cancelled, or indefinitely postponed, rental events cancelled. These organizations are doing their best to continue to pay staff, both salaried and [...]

We’re moving! The lowdown on our new location in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” -Martin Luther King Jr. “We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.” -John Wooden You’ve [...]

2020-03-02T09:30:25-07:00February 26th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on We’re moving! The lowdown on our new location in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe

Arts in Society: Powering Positive Community Change Through the Arts

By Gary Steuer, President and CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation As many of you know, about four years ago the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation decided to shift all of our grantmaking to the arts, a transition completed last year. However, we still care about all aspects of this community, and in fact, we have had a long history of [...]

2017-03-27T15:20:00-06:00September 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Arts in Society: Powering Positive Community Change Through the Arts

Why Bonfils-Stanton Foundation provides funding for the arts

By Gary Steuer, President and CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Back in 2011-12 the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation went through a process of evaluating its grantmaking, in the context of the local environment – both the community needs, and how philanthropic resources were being deployed. Up until this point the Foundation had a relatively broad scope in its giving, [...]

2017-03-27T15:20:00-06:00May 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Bonfils-Stanton Foundation provides funding for the arts