We’re counting down the days. Nominations for the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation awards start on November 1

Do you know a Coloradan who has made significant and unique contributions as an Artist, through Community Service in the Arts or through the intersection of Art and Society? Well, it’s time to get your nomination ready for the 2019 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Awards! We're looking for submissions from November 1 - November 30, 2018.  [...]

2018-09-24T12:23:01-06:00September 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on We’re counting down the days. Nominations for the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation awards start on November 1

Time Traveling in Denver: Catching up with Kirkland Museum’s Hugh Grant

By Erica Boniface View of Kirkland Museum’s central Promenade Gallery designed by Jim Olson, with a view at the end of a Vance Kirkland painting on the wall of Kirkland’s studio & art school building. A Postmodern Vignette (left) and Arts & Crafts Vignette (right) are also visible with paintings by Colorado [...]

2018-09-23T10:25:54-06:00September 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Time Traveling in Denver: Catching up with Kirkland Museum’s Hugh Grant

Fostering the Role of the Arts in Building a Better Community: Arts in Society 2018 Grant Winners

More than ever, the arts are playing a critical role in society: serving as interventions, heightening awareness of issues, and strengthening communities. Now in its second year, Arts in Society is a collaborative funding initiative that is designed to foster and support cross sector work through the arts across the state of Colorado. Arts [...]

2018-05-07T08:36:20-06:00May 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fostering the Role of the Arts in Building a Better Community: Arts in Society 2018 Grant Winners

Where to Stay, Play and Visit in Colorado for the Americans for the Arts 2018 Convention

Written by Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff During the 2018 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Denver (June 14-17), arts leaders from across the country will come together for four days to discuss issues around community development, public art, education, advocacy and equity. Needless to say, attendees are in for a wonderful [...]

5 Organizations Have Been Selected to Compete in Colorado Art Tank 2018. Here’s the List.

Denver, Colorado (January 17, 2018) – Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is pleased to once again partner with The Denver Foundation’s Arts Affinity Group for Colorado Art Tank 2018. Five finalists have officially been selected and announced to compete for up to $55,000 in funding at the live, public event. Control Group Productions, Denver Talent Show Network, [...]

2018-02-08T15:31:22-07:00January 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Organizations Have Been Selected to Compete in Colorado Art Tank 2018. Here’s the List.

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

Colorado Arts Communities: Two September 2017 Events You Need to Know About

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is pleased to share with you two upcoming learning events. Both are fantastic opportunities for you to step outside of the office and learn new ways and techniques to help you grow professionally. Arts, Culture & Creatives Social Venture Bootcamp When: September 19, 2017 from 9-10 a.m. Where: TBD – You will be notified [...]

2017-09-07T13:18:55-06:00September 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Colorado Arts Communities: Two September 2017 Events You Need to Know About

Don’t Delay: The Arts in Society Application Deadline Is Just Days Away

Are you a Colorado artist or arts organization that engages a social issue through your creative work? If so, then hurry and submit your application for Arts in Society before it’s too late. The application process for the next round of Arts in Society granting is just about to wrap up. So, if you haven’t [...]

2017-09-06T12:17:22-06:00September 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Don’t Delay: The Arts in Society Application Deadline Is Just Days Away

Colorado Art Tank 2018 Call For Proposals: Everything Arts Ventures Need to Know to Apply

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff The Denver Foundation’s Arts Affinity Group (AAG) has announced Colorado Art Tank 2018!  Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries and Denver Arts & Venues will join the AAG to support this initiative. Pictured: 2017 Colorado Art Tank winners, Arts Street. (Courtesy: Denver Foundation) “We are so pleased to [...]

2017-08-30T12:26:46-06:00August 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Colorado Art Tank 2018 Call For Proposals: Everything Arts Ventures Need to Know to Apply

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