Arts Through it All: How Coloradans can help each other during the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting arts and cultural organizations throughout Colorado. It has become clear that in addition to many financial relief efforts that are underway, there is a need for powerful, simple and consistent messaging around how Coloradans who care about arts and culture can support the sector. The Arts Through it All [...]

2020-04-26T08:36:04-06:00April 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Arts Through it All: How Coloradans can help each other during the COVID-19 crisis

Evolving Grantmaking for Greater Community Impact

By Gina Ferrari, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Over the past year, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has shared some of our thinking around equity in philanthropy and our values as a grantmaking organization. We have highlighted some of the organic shifts in our grantmaking to serve a more diverse community of arts & culture organizations and [...]

2020-01-05T11:50:02-07:00August 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Evolving Grantmaking for Greater Community Impact

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 [...]

2018-02-04T09:10:32-07:00February 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How a Trip to Mexico was a Necessary Leadership Pivot for One Livingston Fellow

Time to Nominate for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2018 Annual Awards

Do you know a Colorado individual or organization who has made significant and unique contributions as an Artist, through Community Service for the Arts or through the intersection of Science, Medicine and the Arts? Well, it’s time to nominate them for the 2018 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Awards! Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, December 15. ‘The [...]

2017-11-08T09:13:05-07:00November 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Time to Nominate for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2018 Annual Awards

How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership

Written by Andrea Fulton, Livingston Fellow Class of 2016 The bus lurched to a stop near one of the public plazas in Old Havana. Tired from the early flight and a little overheated from the rush of humidity and insufficient air conditioning, the 17 of us stumbled to the cobblestone and tried to focus [...]

2020-01-05T12:04:03-07:00October 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership

A Look Back: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2016 Year in Review

By Gary Steuer, President & CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation While 2017 is well underway, I wanted to take this opportunity to step back and reflect a bit. Private foundations are usually fairly consistent in their programs and activities from year to year, but for the past few years it seems like each year has brought [...]

2018-09-21T12:48:02-06:00February 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Look Back: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2016 Year in Review

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Annual Awards

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is currently accepting nominations in three categories: Arts, Community Service for the Arts, and Science, Medicine and the Arts Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is gearing up for another celebration of Colorado’s finest leaders and organizations for the 2017 Annual Awards Program. Do you know an individual who has achieved major [...]

2017-03-27T15:20:00-06:00November 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Annual Awards

Get to Know: Livingston Fellow Francisco Gallardo, Class of 2016

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff In his teen years, Francisco “Cisco” Gallardo joined what has been one of the largest gangs in Denver’s north side. After facing a possible 48 years in prison, he has dedicated his life to undoing the damage he helped cause. Cisco answers questions about his inspirational background and transforming his [...]

2018-09-21T12:49:47-06:00September 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Get to Know: Livingston Fellow Francisco Gallardo, Class of 2016

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