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

The Road to Results in Denver: How Arts Organizations Can Grow Audiences Effectively Through Best Practices and Research

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff One of the greatest challenges facing arts leaders around the country – and here in Denver – is how to build and retain new audiences. On May 31, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Denver Arts & Venues, sponsored by the New York-based Wallace Foundation, hosted “The Road to Results in Denver: [...]

2017-08-27T15:16:37-06:00August 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Road to Results in Denver: How Arts Organizations Can Grow Audiences Effectively Through Best Practices and Research

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Presents: ‘The Foundation’ A Short Film

This spring was especially exciting for Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, between the announcement of our first ever “Arts in Society” grants, the Road to Results Forum we presented in partnership with the Wallace Foundation, and our 32nd Annual Awards Celebration. Now that we’ve officially wrapped up the excitement surrounding the Awards Celebration, we can take some [...]

2017-07-13T13:22:03-06:00July 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Presents: ‘The Foundation’ A Short Film

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